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DOJ Issues New Resource Regarding Rights of Voters with Disabilities

October 6, 2014 / Source: U.S. Department of Justice

The Justice Department announced 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, 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 ADA.gov.