Big Changes For Voting Machines In New York State
There certainly has been plenty of attention paid to the ways we vote here in the United States. Here in New York and across the country, registered voters are getting ready for a very important election day.
Coming up on November 8th, voters will head to the polls to decide a bunch of races including the race for governor here in New York State. Both Governor Hochul and her Republican challenger Long Island Congressman Lee Zeldin have each picked up an endorsement from a law enforcement group and after the recent changes to the gun laws in New York, these endorsements are very important for each candidate.
But when you get to the polls this November, you may notice a few new electronic machines that will be available to those who have some challenges. The system is designed to assist folks who are visually impaired. Voters will be able to do things such as increase font size, use a screen reader, and change the color contrast of a ballot before making their selections. Applications for these ballots can be filled out online.
To use this application you must be a registered voter in New York State.
This online application for an accessible absentee ballot is designed for use ONLY by VOTERS WITH VISUAL DISABILITIES TO OBTAIN A PDF BALLOT WITH ACCESSIBILITY FEATURES.