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Elections Act 2022

Accessibility at polling stations

Following changes brought about by the Elections Act 2022, accessibility at polling stations has improved; additional support is provided for voters with disabilities, and voters with a disability may be assisted by anyone over the age of 18.

Additional support includes:

  • physical access, for example wheelchair ramps and disabled parking spaces
  • low-level polling booths
  • equipment for voters with a visual impairment, including large print versions of ballot papers, and tactile voting devices

Also see

Electoral Services

West Offices, Station Rise, York, YO1 6GA

Telephone: 01904 551007