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Web Links Voting Technology

www.democracylive.com

Democracy Live is a company that helps people who run elections. It gives them a way to give voters information all in one place. The website has a lot of information about how Democracy Live works.

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GAO Report on Elderly Voters: Voting and Long Term Care Facilities [ PDF ]

This report from the Government Accountability Office (GAO) was published in November 2009 and is 49 pages long. It talks about what states are doing to help voters who live in long-term care facilities like nursing homes. The report talks about people who need help to vote, who may have someone trying to tell  them how to vote, or who may have someone filling out their ballot without their permission. This report is not accessible to screen readers at this time.

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Voting Guide - Indiana 2008 [ PDF ]

This easy to understand Voting Guide by The Indiana Protection and Advocacy System shares information about registering to vote, preparing to vote, and voting in Indiana. A lot of the information is useful even if you live in another state.

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GoVote! Video

This website has links to legal resources and information about voting in Minnesota. A lot of the information is good for people in other states, too.

This video was produced by the Minnesota Disability Law Center and the Minnesota Secretary of State's Office.

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Defining and Assessing Capacity to Vote: The Effect of Mental Impairment on the Rights of Voters [ PDF ]

This 88 page report looks at issues of guardianship law and voting rights.  By University of Pacific, McGeorge School of Law, 2007.

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The Power of VOTING! Voting Guide by the National Youth Leadership Network [ PDF ]

This 9 page voting guide is aimed at youth with disabilities. It provides information (including web links) on voting laws, registering to vote, ways of voting, accessing polling places, and finding information on candidates and issues.

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The Power of VOTING! Voting Guide SPANISH by the National Youth Leadership Network [ PDF ]

This 9 page voting guide IN SPANISH is aimed at youth with disabilities. It provides information (including web links) on voting laws, registering to vote, ways of voting, accessing polling places, and finding information on candidates and issues.

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Letter to NIST on Voting Machines [ PDF ]

This letter talks about guidelines for making voting systems accessible for people with cognitive or intellectual disabilities. It gives examples of ways to help people with cognitive disabilities.The letter was sent to NIST, the National Institute of Standards in Technology. NIST leads  federal policy on accessible voting machines.

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VOTE. It’s Your Right: A Guide to the Voting Rights of People with Mental Disabilities [ PDF ]

By the Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law and National Disability Rights Network, 2008. This 72 page Voting Guide explains the rights of voters with mental disabilities. It can be a resource for people with mental disabilities, advocates, family members, service providers, election officials, and others. The guide focuses on four areas: voter-competence requirements, state photo-ID laws, voter challenges and providing help to voters with disabilities. It includes a chart listing each state’s voter-competence laws.

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We Have Human Rights: A Human Rights Handbook for People with Developmental Disabilities [ PDF ]

By The Harvard Project on Disability, 2008. This book is designed for people with disabilities as well at their friends, families, and people who work on disability issues. It has an international focus and deals with human rights and the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. It can be used to learn about your rights, including your right to vote, and how to talk with others about your rights.

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