Wednesday, December 06, 2023


Lycoming County

Accessible Voting Program


1.    Lycoming County shall not exclude qualified individuals with disabilities from participation in the voting process or subject them to discrimination on the basis of a disability.

2.    Lycoming County shall maintain in operable, working condition those features of county polling place facilities and its certified voting system that are required by the Americans with Disabilities Act to be readily accessible to and usable by persons with disabilities.

3.    Lycoming County polling place facilities shall be selected and assessed using the U.S. Department of Justice’s 2016 ADA Checklist for Polling Places to ensure compliance with accessibility requirements.

4.    Lycoming County shall administer its voting program in the most integrated setting appropriate for the needs of persons with disabilities.

5.    Lycoming County shall afford voters with disabilities the same amount of privacy and independence provided to voters without disabilities.

6.    Lycoming County shall ensure that communications with persons with disabilities are as effective as communications with others.

7.    Lycoming County shall furnish appropriate accommodations to afford individuals with disabilities an equal opportunity to participate in, and enjoy the benefits of, the voting program. Accommodations shall be provided in accessible formats, in a timely manner, and in such a way as to protect the privacy and independence of the individual with the disability.

8.    Lycoming County shall ensure that its employees and poll workers are trained in and familiar with the accessible components of the certified voting system as well as Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

9.    Lycoming County shall promptly and equitably receive, investigate, and respond to complaints relating to the accessible voting program.



Issue Reporting and Resolution Process


Accessibility Issue Reporting and Resolution Process



Matthew A. McDermott, Accessibility Coordinator


Accessibility Issue Reporting Form

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