2022 Section 208 Fact Sheet

September 16, 2022

Section 208 of the Voting Rights Act gives you the right to assistance in the voting booth.

Section 208 of the Voting Rights Act allows voters needing assistance because of blindness, disability, or the inability to read or write, including voters who have difficulty with English, to bring someone (who is not their employer or union representative) into the voting booth to help them understand and cast a ballot. Learn more about how to use this tool in our 2022 Section 208 Fact Sheet, available in the "Downloads" dropdown menu above in English, Arabic, Bangla, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Hindi, Hmong, Japanese, Korean, Khmer, Tagalog, Thai, Urdu, and Vietnamese.