Items related to polling place accessibility.

Accessible Voting Training Tutorial Video: This is Where We Vote

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The Government Accountability Board partnered with the Wisconsin Disability Vote Coalition to create a training video for clerks and poll workers focused on accessible voting issues.  The video features voters with disabilities, advocates and local election officials discussing their experiences with polling place accessibility.  This 11-minute video can be used as part of a training program for poll workers in preparation for Election Day.

 Accessible Voting Training Video: This is Where We Vote - 2014

Accessible Voting Training Video: This is Where We Vote

 The Wisconsin Elections Commission, formerly the Government Accountability Board, partnered with the Wisconsin Disability Vote Coalition to create a training video for clerks and poll workers focused on accessible voting issues.  The video features voters with disabilities, advocates and local election officials discussing their experiences with polling place accessibility.  This 11 minute video can be used as part of a training program for poll workers in preparation for Election Day.

AVC Edge

 

Overview:

The AVC Edge is a touchscreen voting machine. Voters can use the touch screen to vote and cast their ballot. Headphones and a tactile keypad are available for voters who require an audio ballot. The AVC Edge should be placed on an ADA-compliant table or stand so that a voter in a wheelchair can use a forward or side approach to access the machine.