(1) Each polling location shall comply fully with the current “ADA standards for
accessible design” set forth in 28 CFR 36 and promulgated in accordance with the federal “Americans with Disabilities Act of
1990”, as amended, 42 U.S.C. sec. 12101 et seq., and no barrier shall impede the path of electors with disabilities to the voting
(2) Emergency polling locations are exempt from compliance with this section.
(3) Except as otherwise provided in subsection (2) of this section, a designated election
official shall only select as polling locations such sites that meet the standards
of accessibility set forth in subsection (1) of this section.
(4) Before selecting polling locations, the designated election official shall submit
to the secretary of state an accessibility survey in the form prescribed by the secretary
of state identifying the criteria for selecting accessible polling locations and applying
the criteria to proposed polling locations.
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