Agreement Reached to Improve Disabled Voter Access in Hidalgo Co.

2 years 10 months 1 week ago Wednesday, September 27 2017 Sep 27, 2017 September 27, 2017 11:20 AM September 27, 2017 in News

MCALLEN – Hidalgo County and the U.S. Justice Department reached an agreement on polling places for voters with disabilities.

The county agreed to use an evaluation form for each prospective polling place based on American with Disabilities Act standards.

They will also relocate inaccessible polling places or use temporary measures like ramps, signs and traffic cones.

The U.S. Attorney's Office said the agreement will improve physical accessibility at the county’s polling places. 

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