MPAS- Protection & Advocacy for Voter Access (PAVA) Materials
Michigan Protection & Advocacy Service, Inc. (MPAS) is the designated agency to ensure an inclusive and equal voting standard for everyone. P&As seek to secure election access for a wide range of individuals with disabilities – including, but not limited to, individuals with mental, sensory, and physical disabilities – pursuant to Congress’ broad mandate to “ensure the full participation in the electoral process for individuals with disabilities, including registering to vote, casting a vote and accessing polling places”.
Created in 2002 when Congress enacted the Help America Vote Act (HAVA)
Administered by the Administration on Developmental Disabilities of the Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services