Disability Rights Ohio is mandated by the Help America Vote Act of 2002 (PL 107-252) to advocate for the rights of Ohio voters with disabilities and to assist the Secretary of State in fulfilling the Secretary's obligations to those voters under the federal law. Through this program, Disability Rights Ohio:
- educates individuals, communities, poll workers, and boards of election about the voting rights of people with disabilities;
- monitors and investigates complaints about polling place accessibility and privacy;
- collaborates with other voting rights advocates for systemic change for people with disabilities;
- participates in the implementation of provisions of the Help America Vote Act affecting people with disabilities; and
- assists and represents individual voters in state-based administrative grievance processes.
This section provides information about voter rights and assistance for people with disabilities.
PLAN YOUR VOTE:
10/21: Your Rights At The Polls
10/15: Ohio's Remote Ballot Marking System
10/6: Casting Your Ballot Safely
Plain Language Voting Help
What is Disability Rights Ohio?
How Can DRO Help Me If I Have Trouble Voting?
Who Has the Right to Vote in Ohio?
What Are the Different Ways I Can Vote?
What Information or Documents Do I Need to Vote in Person?
Will COVID-19 Affect My Right to Vote?
How Do I Get Registered and Ready to Vote?
What Kind of Help Can I Get When I go to Vote at the Polls?
The Ohio Secretary of State's voter resource page: MyOhioVotes.com
Forms to request to use Ohio's remote absentee ballot marking tool for voters with vision impairments and other print disabilities: PDF version | HTML version
Voter Hotline and LaRose's COVID-19 Directive
Individuals with Disabilities and Voting: The Glancy Consent Order
Is Your Polling Place Accessible?
Registering to Vote: Frequently Asked Questions
Voting Rights: Frequently Asked Questions (February 2016)