Improving Access to Voting: A Report on the Technology for Accessible Voting Systems

Improving Access to Voting: A Report on the Technology for Accessible Voting Systems

February 14, 2007
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Basic demographic data reveal much about the need for better access to the voting process.

Studies have shown that 20% of the population of the U.S. has one or more disabilities and that approximately 10% of that number live with severe disabilities and that about 20% of U.S. adults with disabilities — more than 8 million potential voters — say they have been unable to vote in presidential or congressional elections due to barriers at or getting to the polls.
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