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The Wisconsin Disability Vote Coalition is a non-partisan effort to help ensure full participation in the electoral process of voters with disabilities.

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2022 is an Important Election Year
Spring elections are February 15th and April 5th.

Local offices to be elected may include school board, city council, county supervisors, mayor, etc., depending on where you live.

State offices to be elected include:
  • Court of Appeals Judge in Districts II, III and IV
  • Circuit Court Judge in Barron, Crawford, Dane, Eau Claire, Fond du Lac, Iowa, Kewaunee, Lincoln, Marathon, Milwaukee, Monroe, Oconto, Outagamie, Pierce, Portage, Racine, Rusk, St. Croix, Sauk, Vilas, Walworth, Waushara, and Winnebago counties
Some communities will not have a spring primary election.
  • Important: Sample ballots are typically available on MyVote Wisconsin 21 days prior to an election without federal contests (around January 27th). If nothing is posted now, check back in later January or ask your municipal clerk.
2022 Spring Elections Resources
Local elections have a big impact on your life, so make sure you are prepared. The Disability Vote Coalition 2022 Spring Elections Toolkit has resources to help you be prepared. You can print our fact sheets, share them on social media, or order printed copies by emailing info@disabilityvote.org.

Our “Make Your Plan to Vote” fact sheet will help you make your plan and be prepared to vote in the February 15 and April 5 Spring Elections.

View our factsheets on Circuit Court Judge, School Board, City Council, and County Supervisor
2022 Elections Posters and Postcards. Order your FREE 2022 Elections postcards and posters today and help to REV up the Disability Vote! Our Disability Vote Coalition postcards and posters include 2022 elections dates, information about voter registration, and where to call for help. Post the materials at your home or office, display in literature racks or resource tables, and distribute at events and by mail.
Voter Registration. Are you registered to vote? Register online at myvote.wi.gov or by mail, or in-person at your municipals clerk’s office or at your polling place on Election Day.
Absentee Voting and Ballot Return Guidelines
If you are voting absentee in the February 15th spring primary election, here are some guidelines:
  • Request your absentee ballot as soon as possible. Registered voters may request absentee ballots for the year at MyVote Wisconsin. February 10th is the deadline for absentee ballot requests for the spring primary.
  • Absentee ballots will be mailed around January 25th to those who have a request on file.
  • Complete and return your witnessed absentee ballot as soon as possible, and at least one week in advance of the election.
  • Your ballot may be returned by mail, or delivered to your municipal clerk, or to your polling place on election day. The deadline to return an absentee ballot is 8 PM February 15th.
Voting Questions? Help is Available!
Do you need help registering to vote or requesting an absentee ballot? Have a question about voting rights and guardianship? An accessibility concern about your polling place? Help is available.
  • Call or email the Disability Rights Wisconsin Voter Helpline at 844-347-8683/ 844-DIS-VOTE or email info@disabilityvote.org
  • We are available year-round to assist voters with disabilities and their allies.
Host a Training or Program on Voting!
Are you an organization that serves people with disabilities? Help them participate in our democracy by hosting a program on voting. The Disability Vote Coalition can provide a program or provide you with the resources and support to do your own program. Email us at info@disabilityvote.org
Guardianship and Voting Rights
Do you have guardian, but are unsure about your voting rights? You can check your “Determination and Order on Petition for Guardianship” form. If the box about voting on page 2 isn’t checked, you have the right to vote.
  • Talk to your guardian if you need help to get registered to vote or request an absentee ballot.
  • If you lost your voting rights you can petition the court to have your rights restored.
See these resources for more information:
Support Voting Rights
State legislators will be voting on bills that could impact the voting rights of people with disabilities. Keep in touch with your state assembly representative and state senator, and let them know your views: Contact information for your state legislators is available at https://legis.wisconsin.gov/ Just type your address in the “Who Are My Legislators” field and press Enter. Stay tuned for legislative updates on our website and Facebook.
Get Involved! The Disability Vote Coalition is looking for community members and agencies to join us to ensure more people with disabilities can cast a ballot, and to improve the accessibility of our elections. We need you! Contact us at info@disabilityVote.org or call 844-347-8683 - we’d love to hear from you!
Help is available! Contact these resources:
  • DMV Voter ID Hotline: (844) 588-1069. Apply for a free Photo ID for voting at the Wisconsin Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV).
  • Vote411.org and ballotpedia.org: nonpartisan information about the candidates
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The Wisconsin Disability Vote Coalition is a project of Disability Rights Wisconsin and the Wisconsin Board for People with Developmental Disabilities.
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