Wednesday, October 1st, 2014     

The Justice Department announced today it has published a new technical assistance publication about federal laws that protect the rights of voters with disabilities, including the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Voting Rights Act, the National Voter Registration Act and the Help America Vote Act.  The publication, “The Americans with Disabilities Act & Other Federal Laws Protecting the Rights of Voters with Disabilities,” is intended to help election officials, poll workers and voters understand how the ADA and other federal laws ensure equality in the voting process for people with disabilities.  The publication is available in HTML and PDF versions on

To find out more about the publication or the ADA,
call the Justice Department’s toll-free ADA Information Line at 800-514-0301 
800-514-0383 (TDD), or access its website.

Article Credit: U.S. Department of Justice
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