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Voting Accessibility for the Elderly and Handicapped Act

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Voting Accessibility for the Elderly and Handicapped Act

The Voting Accessibility for the Elderly and Handicapped Act, P.L. 98-435, 42 U.S.C. §§ 1973ee–1973ee-6, was passed to promote the fundamental right to vote by improving access for handicapped and elderly individuals to registration facilities and polling places for Federal elections by requiring access to polling places used in Federal elections and available registration and voting aids, such as instructions in large type.

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  • Text of the act, codified at Title 42, Chapter 20, Subchapter I–F of the United States Code, courtesy of the Legal Information Institute
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