Presentation on theme: "N AVIGATING THE VOTING PROCESS Voting for All a community forum on accessible voting Veda Florez Communications Outreach Coordinator Marin County Elections."— Presentation transcript:
N AVIGATING THE VOTING PROCESS Voting for All a community forum on accessible voting Veda Florez Communications Outreach Coordinator Marin County Elections Department
Welcome Be an Informed Voter Preparing to Vote Where to find information How to wade through the sample ballot Rides to Polling Places Audio Tapes/Large Print Ballots Your Voting Option – Voting at the Polling Place
Voter’s Bill of Rights
What’s on the California State Ballot?
CA State Ballot Propositions 1 – Water Bond 2 – School District Reserves 45 – Healthcare Insurance Rate Change 46 – Drug & Alcohol Testing of Doctors 47 – Criminal Sentences-Misdemeanor Penalties Initiatev Statute 48 – Indian Gaming Compacts Referendum
CA State Ballot Open Offices Governor Lt. Governor Secretary of State Controller Treasurer Attorney General Insurance Commissioner Superintendent of Public Insturction Board of Equalization District 1, 2, 3, 4
Request an AUDIO CD from The California Secretary of State 29-Days before the election (800) 345-VOTE (8683)
Download your audio CD from versions/ You can also request a Large Print Voter Guide
What’s on the Ballot in Marin County?
Marin County Ballot Measures A - County of Marin B - Bolinas-Stinson Union School District Bond C - Dixie School District Bond D - Kentfield School District Bond E - Ross School District H - Sonoma County Junior College District Bond I - Town of Corte Madera J - Town of Fairfax K - Town of Fairfax L - City of Larkspur M - Town of Ross N - Town of San Anselmo O- City of Sausalito P - County of Marin Service Area No. 27 Q - Kentfield Fire District R - Marin Healthcare District S - Sleepy Hollow Fire Protection District T - Strawberry Recreation District Bond
Marin County & Beyond Open Offices U.S. Representative State Senate State Assembly LOCAL RACES SAUSALITO CITY COUNCIL MARIN HOSPITAL BOARD MARIN MUNICIPAL WATER DISTRICT
IN-PERSON VOTINGIN-PERSON VOTING 1 VOTE BY MAILVOTE BY MAIL 2 WHAT ARE MY VOTING OPTIONS
HOW DO I FIND MY POLLING PLACE
USE THE ACCESSIBLE VOTING MACHINES VOTING AT THE POLLING PLACE CURBSIDE VOTING CURBSIDE VOTING REQUEST AN ALTERNATIVE POLLING PLACE REQUEST AN ALTERNATIVE POLLING PLACE Large Pens w/grips Magnifiers Automark - Sip/Puff Large Pens w/grips Magnifiers Automark - Sip/Puff Path to the Polling Places are wheel chair accessible Signage Doorway Pathways Elevators Restrooms Signage Doorway Pathways Elevators Restrooms
Transportation to your Polling Place Paratransit of Marin County (Marin Access) Paul Branson – Riders must first qualify for ridership Permanent or Temporary Status Service Animals acceptable Meet ADA requirements Whistle Stop Marin Catch-a-Ride Volunteer Drivers Reimbursement Program