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Wisconsin voters with disabilities are in the news. Here is some recent coverage:

WPR, July 26, 2022
Listen: What protections exist under the Americans with Disabilities Act?

WUWM July 25, 2022
Disability Rights Wisconsin says new guidance disenfranchises disabled voters

TMJ4 WTMJ-TV, July 26, 2022
Local organizations celebrate the Americans with Disabilities Act

Washington Post, July 25, 2022
After Wisconsin Supreme Court absentee ballot decision, disabled people sue

The New Yorker, July 25, 2022
Will Wisconsin’s Republicans Make Voting Meaningless, or Just Difficult?

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, July 25, 2022
Wisconsin voters with disabilities file suit to ensure they can vote

CBS 58 July 21, 2022
‘It’s OK to vote’ Voters with disabilities help clarify absentee ballot confusion ahead of August primary

EIN Presswire, July 19, 2022
Organizers of Voting Rights Virtual Forum Welcomes Public Participation on July 26, 2022

Madison.com, July 15, 2022
WEC administrator says voters should mail their own absentee ballots following state Supreme Court ruling

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, July 14, 2022
Trump wants Wisconsin ballot drop box ruling to apply to past elections. It doesn’t work that way

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, July 14, 2022
Wisconsin voters must place their own ballots in the mail

APG Wisconsin, July 14, 2022
WEC administrator: The voter is the one required to mail their ballot

PBS Wisconsin, July 14, 2022
Wisconsin Elections Commission Administrator: Voters must mail their own absentee ballots

U.S. News, July 14, 2022
Wisconsin Official: Voters Must Mail Own Absentee Ballots

WKOW, July 11, 2022
Following drop box ruling, confusion remains over whether you can mail someone else’s ballot

WKOW, July 10, 2022
Capital City Sunday: SCOWIS bans drop boxes; Mass shooting suspect was in Madison

Fox 47, July 8, 2022
SCOWis decision to block drop boxes leaves voters fewer options in November

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, July 8, 2022
Wisconsin Supreme Court rules absentee ballot drop boxes are illegal

NPR, July 8, 2022
The Wisconsin Supreme Court says ballot drop boxes aren’t allowed in the state

WiscNews, July 8, 2022
Split Wisconsin Supreme Court rules drop boxes are illegal, voters must mail or hand-deliver absentee ballots to clerk

WKOW, July 8, 2022
Disability rights advocates, clerk say drop box ban especially affects rural voters

Wisconsin Public Radio, May 26, 2022
Advocates say disabled Wisconsinites could be blocked from voting if county circuit court’s ruling stands

WXPR, May 26, 2022
Advocates Call on WI Supreme Court to ‘Unlock the Drop Boxes’

Wisconsin Democracy Campaign, May 26, 2022
Voting Rights Activists Tell Wisconsin Supreme Court: Don’t Silence Voters – Wisconsin Democracy Campaign

NPR, May 10, 2022
Wisconsin voters with disabilities say their right to vote is at risk

CNN Politics, May 3, 2022
How new voting restrictions threaten ballot access for disabled voters

Madison.com, April 28, 2022
‘Blurring of lines’: Private lawyer plays starring role in taxpayer-funded election probe

Vox, April 28, 2022
Why it’s now illegal for some voters with disabilities to cast a ballot

USA Today, April 25, 2022
New election laws could create barriers for voters with disabilities

Wisconsin Watch, April 23, 2022
‘Blurring of lines’: Private lawyer plays starring role in taxpayer-funded Wisconsin election probe

WUWM 89.7FM, April 23, 2022
‘Blurring of lines:’ Private lawyer plays starring role in taxpayer-funded Wisconsin election probe

Connect MKE, interview with Andrea Williams and Barbara Beckert, April 20, 2022
Video interview with Barbara Beckert of Disability Rights Wisconsin

Bolts Mag, April 19, 2022
Trump-Aligned Sheriffs Target Election Officials

ABC News, April 13, 2022
Wisconsin Supreme Court justices question ballot drop boxes

Channel 3000, April 13, 2022
Wisconsin Supreme Court hears case to decide fate of drop boxes

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, April 13, 2022
Wisconsin Supreme Court considers whether to allow ballot drop boxes

Wisconsin Examiner, April 13, 2022
State supreme court hears arguments in case to decide future of absentee return methods

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, April 12, 2022
Absentee ballots handled inconsistently after Supreme Court ruling

Pew Charitable Trusts, April 12, 2022
Voters with Disabilities Face New Ballot Restrictions Ahead of Midterms

Lake Geneva Regional News, April 8, 2022
Disabled Walworth County man unable to cast ballot April 5; State Supreme Court to take up issue April 13

27 WKOW, April 6, 2022
‘Should be much better’: New polling places raise accessibility complaints

Channel 3000, April 6, 2022
Inaccessible polling locations were barriers to Madison voters Tuesday

Meet the Press, April 5, 2022
WATCH: Wisconsin judge rules voters can’t use unmonitored ballot drop boxes or deliver notes for family

NBC News, April 5, 2022
How new Wisconsin election rules impact voters with disabilities

Wisconsin Examiner, April 5, 2022
City of Racine, Sen. Wanggaard at odds over absentee ballot return rules

Grid News, April 4, 2022
Disabled voters face a choice in Wisconsin: Break the law or don’t vote

Journal Times, April 4, 2022
If you’re blind, can you have someone else deliver your ballot in Wisconsin? Depends on whom you ask

Racine Sun, April 3, 2022
Disability rights leader Beckert on Wisconsin’s banned ballot boxes: ‘It’s quite extreme’

Madison.com, April 2, 2022
Court order could make voting impossible for some — Cynthia Bentley

Green Bay Press Gazette, March 31, 2022
What to know about new voting rules for April 5 election in Green Bay

Wisconsin Examiner, March 30, 2022
Clerks across Wisconsin work to make sure voters aren’t using drop boxes in spring election

WKOW, March 25, 2022
Disability rights advocates say court order makes April voting impossible for some

WUWM, March 23, 2022
People with disabilities worry about tougher time voting in Wisconsin

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, March 21, 2022
Wisconsin Supreme Court order limits voting of those with disabilities
Wisconsin Supreme Court ruling makes it hard for Timothy Carey to vote

ABC News, March 5, 2022
New restrictions causing roadblocks for voters with disabilities.

WBAY, March 1, 2022
Green Bay City Hall packed as alders debate election reform proposals

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, February 23, 2022
Wisconsin GOP seeks more election oversight but faces likely vetoes

WisPolitics, February 22, 2022
Disability rights advocates back amended indefinitely confined voter bill, seek further changes

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, February 15, 2022
What’s on the ballot, how to register to vote, absentee voting, key dates and more for 2022 Wisconsin election

TMJ4, February 14, 2022
360: Ballot drop boxes face an uncertain future in Wisconsin

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, February 11, 2022
Wisconsin Supreme Court allows ban on ballot drop boxes for April vote

WUWM. February 9, 2022

Wednesday on Lake Effect: voting access legislation, artist Vedale Hill, understanding the birth of the universe

WUWM, February 9, 2022
Advocates for voters with disabilities voice concern over Republican efforts to shape Wisconsin elections

There are two different interviews on the same page – scroll down for the drop box interview.

WUWM, February, 8, 2022
Wisconsin Senate committee holds hearing on election bills critics say make voting harder

Wisconsin Examiner, February 8, 2022
‘Zucker-bucks,’ and Russian collusion discussed in hearing on Republican election bills

The Milwaukee Independent, February 5,2022
Absentee Ballots: Wisconsin Supreme Court rules drop boxes are permitted at least for February 15 primary

WKOW, February 1, 2022
GOP election bills include renewed effort to tighten indefinitely confined laws

CBS 58, January 31, 2022
Milwaukee mayoral candidates take part in virtual forum

CBS 58, January 31, 2022
Republicans introduce election bills, sideline GOP effort to allow some ballot drop boxes

WORT 89.9 FM, January 25, 2022
Wisconsin Court of Appeals Allows Absentee Ballot Boxes to be Used in Spring Primary

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, January 21, 2022
Wisconsin judge keeps in place ruling that bars ballot drop boxes

Public News Service, January 21, 2022
WI Group Sees New Path Forward for Voting Rights

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