The GDA has been working with Access for All and the Election 2016 team from the Home Department to make the election process more accessible to all.

We’ve put together a handy guide to the voting process, including details about accessibility and useful hints and tips on how to find out more about the candidates in your district.

GDA Guide to Election 2016 (pdf)

There is an audio version of the Guide below but if you use assistive technology and need a version of this document in a different format, please email It will help us if you say what assistive technology you use.


GDA Guide to Election 2016 (audio version):

Page 1 – Introduction and Key Dates

Page 2 – How to Vote – Sections 1 (districts) and 2 (ways to vote)

Page 3 – How to Vote – Section 3 (polling stations)

Page 4 – How to choose who to vote for – Section 1 (manifestos)

Page 5 – How to choose who to vote for – Section 2 (questioning candidates)

Page 6 – More information and contact details