Voters With Disabilities: Accessible Voting

Tuesday, October 22, 2019: 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Attorneys and advocates from Disability Rights California's Voting Rights Practice Group will discuss the state and federal requirements for accessible voting and California's recent election reforms. The presentation will explain why it is important for voters with disabilities to be able to vote privately and independently. The presentation will focus on LA County's coming shift to vote centers and all new voting equipment.

Class covers:

  • Requirements such as accessible voting systems for in-person voting
  • New technology that will allow for accessible vote by mail
  • Rules for voting if under a conservatorship
  • Steps California has taken to improve voter registration rates
  • LA County's development of innovative new accessible voting equipment
  • Shift to vote centers in 2020 under the Voter's Choice Act
  • Opportunities to join local committees to help improve election accessibility

This presentation can also be watched in real-time on our YouTube channel (under LA Law Library).


Presented by:
Paul Spencer, Attorney, Disability Rights California
Gabe Taylor, Voting Rights Advocate, Disability Rights California

Real-time captioning (CART) is available for this class for those who bring an internet-capable device.

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