Absentee Ballot Return Assistance for the Nov 8th Election

A judge's gavel rests on top of a book. A scales of justice is in the background.

A federal court has affirmed the right of voters with disabilities to use ballot return assistance.

Disability Rights Wisconsin is receiving questions from disabled voters who need assistance mailing or delivering their absentee ballots. These practices were restricted in the April and August elections because of litigation.

An August 31st court order clarified that federal law protects the right of all disabled Wisconsin voters to receive assistance from a person of their choice to mail or deliver their absentee ballots.

This document provides guidance on ballot return assistance for voters with disabilities and their assistors.

View the accessible Absentee Ballot Return Assistance for the November 8th Election document here (Guidance updated 10/9/2022).

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