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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.

     

    Workshops

    October 3, 2018
    Voting Accessibility Advisory Committee (VAAC) Workshop
    Madera County Main Library – Galloway Room
    121 N. G Street, Madera
    3:30pm to 5:30pm

    VAAC Workshop October 3, 2018


    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:   Tuesday, September 18, 2018

    Time:   6:00 pm

    Location:

    • County Government Center
    • 2nd Floor, Room 2005
    • 200 W. 4th St
    • Madera,  CA  93637

    VAAC Agenda – September 18, 2018

     


     

    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

    Click this link for the VAAC Member Roster 2017-2018

     

    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

     

    Applications

    The Madera County VAAC accepts applications throughout the year.
    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.

     

    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.

     


     

    Documents:

    A Voting Accessibility Workshop was held on:

    May 2, 2018
    Madera County Government Center
    Lobby/Board Chambers
    200 W. 4th Street, Madera
    4pm to 6pm

    VAAC Accessibility Workshop – English

    VAAC Accessibility Workshop – Español

    Notice of VAAC Meeting – August 13, 2018

    Notice of VAAC Meeting – March 22, 2018

    VAAC Meeting Minutes – August 13, 2018

    VAAC Meeting Minutes – January 31, 2018

    VAAC Meeting Agenda – January 31, 2018

    Notice of VAAC meeting January 31, 2018

    Meeting Minutes – Public Consultation Meeting – Disability Community December 29, 2017

    Notice of VAAC meeting January 31, 2018

    VAAC Formation Press Release

    VAAC Meeting Minutes August 9, 2017 Formation

    VAAC Formation Agenda

    Agenda de Formación VAAC en Español

    VAAC Presentation

    Presentación VAAC en Español