Thursday, May 21st, 2015     

On May 13, 2015, the U.S. Department of Justice issued a letter finding that Augusta County, VA is in violation of Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) by denying voters with disabilities an equal opportunity to participate in the County's voting programs, services, and activities because over 80% of the County's polling places are not physically accessible to persons with mobility disabilities and persons with vision disabilities.

The Letter of Findings is available on

For more information on the Americans with Disabilities Act visit,
or call the toll-free ADA Information Line at (800) 514-0301 or (800) 514-0383 (TTY). 

 Article Credit: U.S. Department of Justice

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