Not getting our vote

The Pew Center sponsored a usability review of state websites providing election-related information, and found that on a scale of 1 to 100, the average overall usability score was a discouraging 58. Ten percent of the score was based on minimal accessibility implementation (use of ALT attributes, color contrast, Skip-Nav links, scalable fonts, and color indication of visited links), and the average there was only 49. Oof.

Pew Center: Being Online is Not Enough: State Elections Web Sites (PDF)

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One Response to Not getting our vote

  1. Jim Tobias says:

    ironic that the Pew PDF is not tagged properly for screen reader use. there’s enough of that irony around already, though.

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