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Title "Gary v. Va. Dep’t of Elections"
Date November 19, 2020
Author Stanford-MIT Healthy Elections Project
Author Institution Stanford, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
External Link https://healthyelections-case-tracker.stanford.edu/detail?id=179
Abstract Plaintiffs--blind/visually-impaired registered voters, National Federation of the Blind of Virginia, and American Council of the Blind of Virginia, Inc.--sued Virginia Department of Elections ("VA DOE"), Virginia State Board of Elections, and officers of those organizations for violating the ADA by failing to implement a readily available remote accessible vote-by-mail system. The Plaintiffs also alleged violation of section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and violations of various VA disability statutes (Va. Code sections 51.5-43, 51.5-40.1) for the same conduct. Plaintiffs requested injunctive relief requiring defendants to offer a private and independent method of absentee voting accessible for people with print disabilities in time for use by voters in all future elections.
Source Stanford-MIT Healthy Elections Project


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