Voters Living with a Disability

It’s easy to register to vote, receive and mark a ballot, and return your ballot.

Watch our (CC) and (ASL) accessible video.

Voters have the opportunity to mark their ballots privately and independently using assistive ballot marking devices. These devices have a variety of accessibility options including audio, large font, color contrast, touch screen input and tactile input to assist voters in marking a ballot. 

Reservations available for AVU use.

This accessible equipment is available in the Pierce County Election Center during normal business hours 18 days prior to every election.  We encourage voters to plan their in-person visit early in that 18 day period to avoid the crowds. However, scheduled appointments can be made for August 1st, 3rd, or 4th to by-pass the crowds if you can’t make it in earlier. Select this link to schedule your appointment. You will receive an email with a confirmation code. Let the drive-thru staff know you have a scheduled appointment and they will direct you to a voting unit.

Election specific Ballot Drop Box and voting center map is available here.

Ballot Drop Box List - text only


Other accessible voting options

If one of the above options doesn’t work for you, please contact us for further assistance.


Accessible Communities Advisory Committee seeks members.
Volunteers sought to serve on the Accessible Communities Advisory Committee, which advises county policy makers on a variety of issues affecting people with disabilities (i.e. emergency plans, accessibility to buildings/events, voter access, inclusion, etc.). Committee membership is open to Pierce County residents who have interest, knowledge, experience with disability issues.

For more information, contact Paulina Kura, (253) 798-4336. Application and Meeting Calendar

Additional assistance: 

Tacoma Area Coalition of Individuals
with Disabilities (TACID)

(253) 565-9000 (voice)
711 (TTY)

Center for Independence
(253) 582-1253 (voice)
 Hearing, Speech & Deafness Center
(253) 475-0782 (voice)
(253) 474-1748 (TTY)
(253) 292-2209 (videophone)