Accessible Absentee Ballots for Blind and Visually Impaired Voters

  1. Apply for New York’s Accessible Electronic Absentee Ballot

https://www.elections.ny.gov/NYSBOE/download/Voting/NYAccessibleElectronicAbsBallotApp.pdf

 

  1. Download form and fill out form using screen reader. Standard text accepted as signature.

 

  1. E-mail, mail or hand deliver to your county’s Board of Elections. Contact info for all county boards is here: https://www.elections.ny.gov/CountyBoards.html

 

  1. An accessible ballot will be e-mailed to you. A pre-paid, addressed envelope will be mailed to you.

 

  1. Fill out your ballot using your screen reader. Print out ballot and place in the return envelope. Sign anywhere on the back of the envelope.

 

  1. To return the ballot, mail the ballot, postmarked no later than November 3rd—or hand-deliver to your local board of elections by 9 PM on November 3rd.