FAQS

Voter and Language Access

Do you have an Americans with Disabilities (ADA) Coordinator on staff to assist and answer questions from voters with disabilities?

I have a disability. Can I still register to vote?

How can I register to vote?

Do I need to provide ID?

What programs and services do you provide for voters with disabilities, senior citizens, and no or limited English proficient voters?

What happens on Election Day if I do not speak one of the six protected languages in the District of Columbia?

What are my voting options?

Is my polling site accessible?

Will I be allowed to bring my service animal inside the polling place?

Is there someone who can help me if I do not know what to do once I am at the polling place? Can my spouse/partner/child/friend/neighbor help me inside the voting booth?

My assigned polling place is not accessible for my specific needs. Can I vote somewhere else?

Are your voting machines accessible? Is assistance required to use these machines?

Can I change my vote choice(s) before I cast my vote?

What should I do if someone pressures me to vote for a particular candidate?

I have trouble reading and understanding what is printed on my ballot. I would like to be able to vote privately and without help, just like everyone else. What are my rights?

May I move to the front of the line on Election Day if my disability requires it?

I have a mental disability, are there any restrictions on my right to vote in the District of Columbia?

Can I vote if I live in a nursing home, hospital, or other facility?

I filled out my Sample Ballot ahead of time. Can I bring it inside the polling place as a “guide”?

I lost or damaged my Absentee Ballot. Can I get a replacement?

Is there a way for me to vote if I experience a health crisis shortly before an election?

Can I be an Election Day Worker if I have a disability?