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Voting News from the Disability Vote Coalition –Voting Rights Updates

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

Check out our resources on the Wisconsin Disability Vote Coalition and follow us on Facebook.

Celebrate Municipal Clerks Week: Still time to nominate a great clerk

May 1-7, 2022 is the 53rd Annual Municipal Clerks Week. Municipal clerks administer Wisconsin elections. Help us recognize Municipal Clerks for their work making our election accessible and inclusive

Does your clerk do a great job? Nominate them today! All nominations will be posted on the Disability Vote Coalition website and Facebook page and shared with clerks.

Send your nomination as soon as possible to allow time to post, and no later than May 1.

DRW Hiring: Voting Outreach Advocacy Specialist

Are you passionate about advancing the voting rights of people with disabilities? Disability Rights Wisconsin (DRW) is now hiring a Voting Outreach Advocacy Specialist.

The Voting Outreach Advocacy Specialist will work with DRW and our disability partners to increase participation of voters with disabilities in the electoral process. They will provide non-partisan outreach, education, and advocacy assistance to people with disabilities, their families, and other stakeholders on voting rights.

Make Your Plan for the 2022 Fall Elections

2022 is an important election year. Wisconsin will be holding two statewide elections. The Partisan Primary is August 9th and the General Election is November 8th.

Offices to be elected include: Governor and Lt. Governor, Attorney General, Secretary of State, State Treasurer, U.S. Senator, Congressional Representative, State Senator (odd numbered districts), Assembly Representatives, County Offices of Sheriff, Clerk of Circuit Court and Coroner (where applicable).
Make your plan now for the August and November Elections!
  • Are you registered to vote? Check your voter registration status at https://myvote.wi.gov/
  • Do you want to vote by mail? Request absentee ballots for the year at Vote Absentee By Mail (wi.gov)
  • Do you have a valid Wisconsin state ID or drivers license? Wisconsin requires photo ID to vote. For information, contact the DRW Voter Hotline or the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) Voter ID Hotline at 844-588-1069.
  • Do you support people with disabilities? Provide information and support for voter registration and photo ID. The Disability Vote Coalition can provide you with free materials and assistance. Our website has great materials that you can order or print. Check out our 2022 Elections postcards and posters at : New DVC Materials for 2022 Elections - Wisconsin Disability Vote Coalition. Questions? Contact the DRW Voter Hotline at 844-347-8683.

In the News

Wisconsin and other states are seeing challenges to the voting rights of people with disabilities. Here is some of the recent coverage.


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