are committed to ensuring that each voter
has an accessible, independent and private
voting experience. With accessible voting
systems and innovative online tools, the
technology exists today to provide voters
with disabilities this constitutional right.
The Kitsap County Auditor – Elections
Division provides numerous accessible voting
programs and services.
Online Ballot Access
Online Ballot Access allows all registered voters
and voters with
disabilities to access their specific ballot
from home using the internet. It's
compatible with accessibility software,
utilizes closed captioning and allows for
navigation without the use of a mouse.
Simply enter your name and date of birth to
view and mark your ballot. Voters can review
and change their ballot choices before
printing. Use the downloadable ballot envelope
or the envelope you
received in the mail to return your printed
elections, the Online Voter Guide is
Accessible Voting Units (AVU) create a
simple, secure voting experience for voters
of all ages and voters with disabilities.
AVUs provide audio and high-contrast text
options as well as lap paddles and sip and
AVUs are available at the Elections Division
office 18 days prior to an election. Kitsap
County also transports AVUs to locations
throughout the county in the weeks leading
up to an election.
Voter Access Advisory Committee
Kitsap County works with its Voter Access
Advisory Committee to ensure our programs
and services meet the needs of voters with
disabilities. The Voter Access Advisory
Committee is comprised of a diverse group of
Kitsap County residents representing
numerous advocacy groups, Kitsap County
employees and the county Auditor.
Elections Division materials are available
in alternative formats by calling
360-337-7180. Persons who are deaf or hard
of hearing may contact that number via the
Washington Relay Service at 7-1-1. Please
contact the Kitsap County Auditor –
Elections Division to request an
accommodation that is not listed above.
Auditor – Elections Division
619 Division St., MS - 31
Port Orchard, WA 98366
360-337-7128; 206-842-2061 (toll free from
253-851-4147 (toll free