Additional opportunities will be provided to disabled people to take part in Armenia’s upcoming elections
YEREVAN, DECEMBER 6, ARMENPRESS. Additional opportunities will be provided to people with disabilities to take part in Armenia’s upcoming elections, press service of the Central Electoral Commission told “Armenpress”.
Diabled people will be allowed to use their personal facsimile signatures, as well as all electoral commissions will be provided with magnifying lenses to give it to disabled voters in case of necessity.
Manuals to clarify the voting procedure (magnified fonts) will be developed and will be provided to the disabled people through NGOs.
The community leaders, taking into account the requirements by the Electoral Code and the existing opportunities, will set the polling stations in such buildings adapted for wheelchair movement.
During the voting day, in case of queues, people with disabilities will be invited by the chairman of the local electoral commission to the voting room at a special regime.
The broadcast videos of the Central Electoral Commission on the clarification of the voting procedure will be combined with in sign language translation.
The parties, party alliances and candidates participating in the elections will be offered to combine their election campaign broadcast videos with in sign language translation.