(1) Visually impaired persons can range from those with slight visual problems, not correctable by normal means, to the totally blind. In addition to the large-type printing requirements, as provided by ARM 44.3.111(2)(a), requirements and suggestions for the visually impaired electors include the following:

(a) adequate lighting shall be provided in both the voting booth and the polling place;

(b) a magnifying glass may be provided in those polling places where the election administrator's common knowledge indicates a need; and

(c) a plastic or cardboard card with a space cut out for a signature may be provided as a guide for signing a precinct register.

History: This rule is advisory only, but may be considered a correct interpretation of the law. 13-1-202, 13-13-111, 13-13-112, MCA; IMP, 13-1-202, 13-13-111, 13-13-112, MCA; NEW, 1986 MAR p. 462, Eff. 3/28/86.