As Sacramento County continues to be a leader in voting systems, security, technology and convenience, the Department of Voter Registration and Elections
also strives to ensure every eligible voter has the opportunity to vote independently, privately and in a language that provides them with full understanding.
Are you interested in having input into accessibility options for voters that may need language or disability assistance? Join one of the established committees to improve current policies!
The County of Sacramento Voter Registration and Elections department established a Language Accessibility Advisory Committee (LAAC)
in 2017 to assist and advise county elections officials on existing programs to reach voters with limited-English proficiency, including:
- Recruitment and staffing of bilingual Election Officers
- Providing feedback on election and voter education materials
- Enhancing website usability
- Providing expertise on language accessibility issues
- Promoting language accessibility initiatives
- Responding to the County’s questions regarding language accessibility issues
For more information on Sacramento County’s Language Accessibility Advisory Committee, please email LAACinfo@saccounty.net
or call Benjamin Phillips-Leseñana, LAAC Chair, at (916) 875-5750.
Sacramento County Voter Registration & Elections department has also established a citizen advisory committee to make recommendations for improving access to voting and election materials. This Voting Accessibility Advisory Committee, or VAAC
, is designed to advise and assist in ensuring all voters in Sacramento County can vote independently and privately.
For more information on Sacramento County’s Voting Accessibility Advisory Committee, please email VAACinfo@saccounty.net
or call Courtney Bailey-Kanelos, VAAC Chair, at (916) 875-6558.