The Oregon Secretary of State and the Washington County Elections Division are committed to making voting more accessible to people with disabilities. The goal is to provide the opportunity for all voters in Oregon to vote as privately and independently as possible.
Voters with Disabilities
|The Election Office has staff to provide assistance to voters with disabilities. The
assistance provided may be a traditional person-to-person style which
could include reading the ballot to the voter, reading the Voters'
Pamphlet to the voter, using the latest voter technology or just being
the "pencil" for the voter.
If you would like assistance with your ballot contact the Elections Office to make an appointment. Please make an appointment early in the election cycle because the last few days before an election are typically busy and there may be a longer wait.
Alternate Format Ballots (AFB)
For voters unable to use a standard printed ballot the Elections office offers the Alternate Format Ballots (AFB). The AFB lets voters with print disabilities (e.g. vision impairment, learning disability, etc.) to vote privately and independently at home.
We offer two types of Alternate Format Ballots (AFB).
1. Large Print Ballot
2. HTML Ballot
If a voter has difficulty signing their
ballot because of a temporary or permanent situation, there is the
option of completing a SEL540 Signature Attestation Form. The SEL540 Signature Attestation Form allows voters to use a signature
stamp or any other signature indication mark to represent the voter's