What to do if you run into a problem with accessibility at a polling place:
Individuals with disabilities who encounter problems with access at their polling places on Election Day should bring these barriers to the attention of poll workers, their county Board of Elections, and Joann Kingsley, Protection and Advocacy for Voter Access (“PAVA”) Voting Rights Advocate with the DLP, who can be reached at 302-856-2027 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Additional information for election day from the American Civil Liberties Union:
What are my general rights on Election Day?
If the polls close while you’re still in line, stay in line – you have the right to vote.
If you make a mistake on your ballot, ask for a new one.
If the machines are down at your polling place, ask for a paper ballot.
If you run into any problems or have questions on Election Day, call the Election Protection Hotline:
English: 1-866-OUR-VOTE / 1-866-687-8683
Spanish: 1-888-VE-Y-VOTA / 1-888-839-8682
Arabic: 1-844-YALLA-US / 1-844-925-5287
For Bengali, Cantonese, Hindi, Urdu, Korean, Mandarin, Tagalog, or Vietnamese: 1-888-274-8683
Also check out the ACLU’s page with information for voters with disabilities here: https://www.aclu.org/know-your-rights/voting-rights#i-am-a-voter-with-a-disability
For Delaware-specific information (candidates, polling places, results, and more), click here: https://elections.delaware.gov/
Know your Voting Rights:
How to Vote in Delaware
WHAT’S NEW IN 2022
As of January 1, 2022, registered voters are allowed to vote in-person during 10 days before any primary, general, or special election, up to and including the Saturday and Sunday immediately before the election.
For the 2022 Elections, early voting in Delaware will begin on Wednesday August 31 and run until Sunday September 11.
There will be NO early voting on Sunday September 4 or Monday September 5.
To find an early voting site near you, visit ivote.de.gov and enter your address in the polling location search.
You can only vote at an early voting location in your county of residence during the early voting timeframe.
Find early voting polling place hours: bit.ly/de-early-voting
If you are not already registered to vote in Delaware, you can register at the early voting site or your polling place on Election Day — and cast your ballot right after.
CAST YOUR BALLOT WITHOUT LEAVING HOME, NO REASON NEEDED
REGISTER TO VOTE AND CAST YOUR BALLOT ON THE SAME DAY
– INCLUDING ELECTION DAY
More Details in PDF below.
Additional Resources(in text form for accessibility):
WOMEN VOTERS DELAWARE
VOTER INFO WEBSITE
DEPARTMENT OF ELECTIONS WEBSITE
PERSONALIZED REGISTRATION, BALLOT, &
POLLING PLACE INFO
DELAWARE DEPARTMENT OF ELECTIONS VOTER FAQS