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    VOTING ACCESSIBILITY ADVISORY COMMITTEE (VAAC)

     

    As a committee under the Registrar of Voters, the Voting Accessibility Advisory Committee (VAAC) is responsible for making recommendations for improving access to voting and election materials and is designed to advise, assist, and provide recommendations to the Registrar of Voter’s office as to how voters with disabilities can vote independently and privately.

    VAAC Formation Press Release

     

    At the formation meeting held on August 9, 2017, the following presentation was provided:

    VAAC Formation Agenda

    Agenda de Formación VAAC en Español

    VAAC Presentation

    Presentación VAAC en Español

     

    The Madera County VAAC is currently in formation.
    If you would like to apply to become a member, click the links below and complete the application.

    VAAC Application

    Aplicación VAAC en Español

    Completed applications can be mailed to the address shown or can be emailed to: electionsinfo@co.madera.ca.gov.

     

    Meetings

    Meetings are held at least twice a year and more often as necessary prior to an election.  Meetings are structured to provide a forum where community members can provide advice that contributes to the Registrar of Voter’s decision making process.

    Meetings will be open to the public and members of the public will have opportunity to make oral statements during those meetings.  All meetings are accessible to voters with disabilities.

     

    The next meeting of the Madera County VAAC:

    Date:   TBA

    Time:   TBA

    Location:

    • County Government Center
    • (Room to be determined)
    • 200 W. 4th Street
    • Madera,  CA  93637

     

     

    Contact

    For more information, to ask questions, or give comments, the committee can be reached at electionsinfo@co.madera.ca.gov, or by postal mail at:

    Madera County VAAC
    200 W. 4th Street
    Madera  CA  93637

     

    Current Members

    Once the committee has been formed, a list of members shall appear here.

     

    Committee Responsibilities

    The VAAC is responsible for working on:

    • Reaching out to voters with disabilities, seniors and veterans
    • Recommendations for improving the availability and accessibility of election materials
    • Recommendations for improving voter education and outreach
    • Recommendations about web accessibility
    • Recommendations for improving access and participation
    • Promotion of plain language and alternative formats
    • Recommendations for poll worker training

     

    For more information about a project or working group, or to learn about how you can get involved, email us at: electionsinfo@co.madera.ca.gov.