League of Women Voters

Ohio Provisions for voters with disabilities

Ohio polling places should provide touch screen voting machines and have audio adaptations for assisting the blind. There are also adaptations for voters with lack of muscle control. If you have a disability you may also have assistance by two election officials (of different political parties) or by the person of your choice (except employer or union agent). Poll workers are urged to accommodate voters with disabilities in any way they can. If the polling place is not accessible for you, when possible you may vote curbside. In these cases, two poll workers will take a voting device to the you.

For more information, contact the Secretary of State's ADA Coordinator, Brett Harbage at 614-387-6039 or by email at You can also contact the American Association of People With Disabilities (AAPD) at 800-840-8844. Sue Hetrick from the Ohio Disability Vote Coalition can be reached at 866-575-8055, and can also provide assistance to disabled voters.



Election Day Problems?

Call one of these hotlines:
1-866-OUR-VOTE (866-687-8683)
1-888-VE-Y-VOTA (en Español)
1-888-API-VOTE (Asian multilingual assistance)
1-844-YALLA-US (Arabic)


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