Nelson County, Virginia Elections

Accessible Voting

It is your right to vote privately and independently. Please call the Nelson County election office at 434-263-7190 with questions or suggestions about accessible voting in Nelson County.

Voting by Mail

Any registered voter in Nelson County is eligible to vote by mail. Request to receive your ballot in the mail for the next election or all elections going forward. Visit the State Board of Elections website for more information about accessible absentee voting and other accessibility topics.

Assistance at Your Polling Place

You may request assistance for any reason, including but not limited to:

  • Physical disability
  • Visual handicap
  • Lack of proficiency in reading the English language

If you are elderly or have a disability and your voting place is inaccessible, you may request that your ballot be brought to the entrance of the voting place.

Accessible Voting Machines

Every polling location is required to have a voting machine that is ADA-compliant. These machines include features like audio ballots, large print/zoom features, and height and tilt adjustments on the screens. Please let the election workers know if you need assistance with the voting machine.