King County Has Options for Voters with Disabilities

King County now votes entirely by mail and it’s important that voters who need assistance know their options. King County operates three accessible voting centers designed for voters who need assistance casting their ballot. Each center is operated by trained staff and offer equipment to make voting accessible for everyone. The touch screen accessible voting unit has lap paddle and sip-and-puff devices, an audio option, and large and high contrast font features to aid voters.

How do you plan to cast your ballot? If you are interested in using an accessible voting unit, plan your trip now. King County’s accessible voting centers are located at the Elections office in Renton, Union Station in Seattle, and Bellevue City Hall. Locations are accessible by public transportation and parking is available. For more information on accessible voting for the August 18 election, please call 206-296-VOTE (8683) or visit www.kingcounty.gov/elections.

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