CPWD has a long commitment to accessible voting. We are particularly concerned about being able to vote confidentially and independently so that a person with a disability does not have to depend or expect someone else to help and know how they have voted.
The Secretary of State’s Elections Division, in partnership with the Voter Accessibility, Independence and Privacy Task Force and The Legal Center are hosting an accessible voting machine event on Tuesday, May 25 at the Secretary of State’s Office. If you can attend you can have “hands on” access to how these voting systems work. This event is specifically for people with disabilities to try out the machines.
What: Accessible Voting Machine Demonstration
When: Tuesday, May 25, 2010 from 10am-3pm
Where:1700 Broadway, 3rd floor, Aspen Room, Denver
Colorado will have mail-in ballots throughout the state, but anyone who wishes to vote privately and independently may use an accessible voting system in their home county. If someone pressures to see or fill out your mail-in ballot, that is election fraud. You can avoid that pressure by voting in-person with an accessible voting system.
All four of the accessible voting systems certified for use in Colorado will be available for folks to look at and vote on using sample ballots. These voting machines will be provided by the counties using them for their elections. There will be county elections staff available to demonstrate the voting machines and answer questions.