Accessible Voting Options
If you are a person who has a physical disability; illness; and/or injury that may affect your ability to vote, you may:
Vote by Mail
You may request to vote by mail ballot.
Your request must be received by the Elections Office by Saturday, October 20, 2018 before 4:00 p.m. Any ballots cast through the mail ballot process must be returned to the Chief Election Officer no later than 8:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 20, 2018 in order to be counted.
Accessible Ballot Marking Device at City Hall Advance Voting Opportunities
An accessible ballot-marking device is available at Richmond City Hall on advance voting dates (October 6, 10, 11, 12, and 13). This option will allow you to mark your ballot independently by using descriptive audio, touch screen, Braille, rocker paddle device, and sip and puff device.
Accessible Voting Options at All Voting Opportunities
- Request to have curb-side voting at the voting place. We encourage you to call the Elections Office at 604-276-4100 right before you arrive at your voting place.
- Bring a friend or family member to assist you with reading or marking your ballot at the voting booth. They must make a solemn declaration to faithfully and impartially assist you.
- Bring a friend or family member who will translate for you when you vote. They must make a solemn declaration to faithfully and impartially assist you.
- Use the translated voting instructions at your voting place, which will be provided in French, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, and Punjabi.
- Read voting information in the Voter's Guides translated in French, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, and Punjabi are now available on the Elections website, at the Richmond Elections Office, the Richmond Public Library (all branches) or other community service centres.
Ballots are only available in English.