Tuesday, March 18, 2014
The Justice Department has announced a settlement under Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) with Blair County, Pa., to greatly improve physical accessibility at the county’s polling places for individuals who use wheelchairs and other mobility aids and for individuals who are blind or have vision impairments. The settlement agreement resolved an ADA title II complaint that the County’s polling places were not accessible. The agreement requires the County to provide polling places that are accessible to voters with mobility disabilities and voters who are blind or have vision impairments.
Find out more about this settlement agreement here.