Accessibilty issues, Voting at May election

 

A Perkins Brailler, Used to create Braille indentations on paper

 

 

At our recent ward meeting we had a discussion about accessibility issues for the blind and partially sighted when voting at the May Elections. The Electoral Commission provided the following information:-

 

Tactile voting templates and large print versions of ballot papers are available at all polling stations.

You can take a companion with you to assist you or ask the presiding officer at the polling station for help. Or, you could request a postal vote.

Contact your area electoral office for more details.

Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council
Electoral Registration Officer
Town Hall
Lord Street
Southport
PR8 1DA
0845 140 1049
E-Mail :- electors@legal.sefton.gov.uk

This website below, from the Electoral Commission,  describes the whole voting process and all issues involved. Amongst other versions, an Audio version of procedures is available.

The ELECTORAL COMMISSION WEBSITE

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About Councillor, Sefton MBC

Councillor, Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council, Victoria Ward, Ward Chair'
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