The Help America Vote Act (HAVA) seeks to make polling places accessible to all voters, including individuals with disabilities.
County Commissions may apply for HAVA ADA grants for making their polling places more accessible, training poll workers on assisting voters with disabilities, and providing outreach to individuals with disabilities.
Below you will find materials to help you evaluate the accessibility of your polling place as well as the applications for HAVA ADA grants.
Submit your form to the Secretary of State's Offices. In order to be approved for a HAVA ADA grant, you must include the following documents along with your application:
A proposal letter describing your project and how it will help improve voter accessibility
An estimate of cost for the project from a vendor
If you are applying for funds for polling place accessibility, photographs of the parts of the polling place which you are making accessible
Once your project is complete, you must submit the relevant project completion statement below to the Secretary of State’s Office.
You must include the following documents along with your project completion statement:
A copy of the invoice from the project's vendor
If your project was to improve polling place accessibility, photographs of the completed project
If we may be of any further assistance, please don't hesitate to contact us: 304.558.6000 toll free 866.767.8683 email: Elections@wvsos.gov