Disability Voting Resources

Overview

Every American has the right to vote. For people with disabilities, there are federal and state laws to ensure that right.

Help us get the word out by downloading and sharing our Get Out The Disability Vote! flyer.


Resources for Unregistered Voters

In order to vote, you must be registered in your borough. You can register to vote by mail or in-person at your local borough office.
List of Board of Elections Enrollment Sites
Board of Elections Printable Registration Form

You can also register online at Board of Election website with the Board of Elections Online Registration Form

Voter Registration Forms (Languages below and more are available. Click Here)
English
Bengali ( বাঙালি )
Chinese ( 中文 )
Korean ( 한국어 )
Spanish ( Español )
More languages are available


Resources for Registered Voters

The following resources are for registered voters in NYC.

On Election Day, you can find where you need to go to cast your ballot by using the Accessible Poll Site Locator.

The Board of Elections ensures that all polling sites are accessible. If a polling site is not accessible, you can contact the Board of Elections headquarters for your borough:
Board of Elections Contact list

Absentee Ballot Voting

If you are unable to make it to the polls on Election Day because of occupation, business, studies, travel, illness, disability, hospitalization or resident in a long-term care facility, you may vote by absentee ballot.
Info on Absentee Voting on Board of Elections Website

Information on Accessible Voting Ballot Marking Devices

Find out how to use a voting machine
If you need a Accessible Voting Ballot Marking System


Rights of People with Disabilities

NYC Board of Elections Voting Rights
The Americans with Disabilities Act and Other Federal  Laws Protecting the Rights of Voters with Disabilities
Disability Voting Resources on the NYS Justice Center website
OPWDD Voting Resources web page  


Additional Support

Contact the Board of Elections
Voting Resource on NYC.gov