Accessible Voting Information
In Kitsap County, all individuals are able to enjoy the
privilege of a private vote. Accessible voting devices create a simple
voting experience for people of all ages, including those with:
What is an Electronic Voting Device?
An Electronic Voting Device is designed to allow all
voters to vote independently.
This device has all ballot races and measures for
each voter’s precinct.
Headphones are available for listening to
instructions, candidate names and ballot measures. A key pad allows
the voter to select and review his/her choices and to cast the
ballot independently and in secret.
How do I vote on an electronic voting
You must be registered to vote in Kitsap County at
least 29 days prior to the election.
Election workers will verify your voter registration
name, current address, identification, and ask you to sign a voter
Your voter record will be checked to ensure you have
not already returned your mail ballot.
You will be given a numeric code to
Electronic Voting Device.
The voting device will allow you to vote your
by turning a wheel to select your
candidate choice or ballot measure response, or
You may wish to listen to the ballot choices
through headphones and use the wheel to select the name of the
candidates or measures for which you wish to vote.
Can I vote my mail ballot instead of
using the Electronic Voting Device?
Yes, the choice is yours to use your mail ballot or
vote an electronic ballot.
A ballot box will be available for you to deposit your mail ballot at the locations, dates and time listed on the back
of this pamphlet.
Is my vote safe?
Yes, all voting devices are tested at federal, state
and county levels to ensure they accurately record and report the
choices made by the voter.
Washington State also requires Electronic Voting
Devices to produce a paper trail (similar to a paper ballot) that
the voter can use to verify his or her vote.
This paper record is audited after the election and
compared with the electronic results.
The Electronic Voting Device’s paper record is used
for manual recounts if the contest is close.
April 14, 2015|