July 13, 2020

14A113B

Accessibility of Electoral Process

RESOLUTION

RESOLVED, That the American Bar Association urges federal, state, local, territorial and tribal governments and the courts to ensure that the electoral process and voting methods are accessible to persons with disabilities and that polling places are free of physical, technological, and administrative barriers.

FURTHER RESOLVED, That the American Bar Association urges federal, state, local, territorial and tribal governments to use all appropriate means to improve enforcement of voting rights for persons with disabilities.

FURTHER RESOLVED, That the American Bar Association urges all election officials to ensure that election personnel and volunteers receive accessibility training and that persons with disabilities are actively encouraged to serve as election officials and volunteers.