Harris County Clerk's Office Elections Department Request Form
Harris County Clerk's Office Elections Department continues to ensure every voter with a disability can vote in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). As we develop more opportunities across Harris County to foster an inclusive community, we have increased effective communication accessibility to people who have vision, hearing, or speech disabilities (communication disabilities). Effective communication simply means that whatever is written or spoken must be as clear and understandable to people with disabilities as it is for people who do not have disabilities. To meet this obligation, Harris County Clerk’s Office Elections Department, whenever necessary, provides, free of charge, appropriate auxiliary aids and services to individuals with disabilities, including to a voter's parent, spouse, or companion. The goal is to ensure that communication with people with these disabilities is equally effective as communication with people without disabilities.
Below are some examples of auxiliary aids and services that Harris County Clerk's Office Elections Department provides:
- Live American Sign Language (ASL) Interpreting
- Computer-assisted Real Time Transcription (CARTT)
- Tactile sign language interpreting
- Accessible voting machines with font and contrast modification
- Audio tactile interface (ATI) device for text-to-speech function on voting machine
An individual may submit a request by completing this form and returning it to Kelly Rankin via email at [email protected] or via mail to: Harris County Election Administrator’s Office
Harris County Election Administrator’s Office
1001 Preston St.
Houston, Texas 77002