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2024 Municipal Clerk Nominations

Municipal Clerk Nominations Thank you Wisconsin Clerks! May 5th – May 11th 2024 is the 55th Annual Municipal Clerks Week…
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Statement: Voting Rights of Wisconsin Care Facility Residents

The Wisconsin Disability Vote Coalition on April 11 issued a statement regarding voting rights of Wisconsin residents in care facilities….
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Nominate an Outstanding Clerk for Municipal Clerks Week 2024!

About Municipal Clerks Week Read and share the accessible Municipal Clerks Week 2024 flyer (PDF). The Wisconsin Disability Vote Coalition…
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Informational Hearing Regarding the WI Elections Commission June 2023 Report

On September 26th at 10 AM, the Senate Committee on Shared Revenue, Elections and Consumer Protection will hold an informational…
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US DOJ Voting Listening Session to Share Barriers Faced by Individuals with Disabilities

Please join the United States Attorney’s Office for the Western and Eastern Districts of Wisconsin and the Department of Justice’s…
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Milwaukee’s 33rd Anniversary Celebration of the Americans with Disabilities Act

Join Disability Rights Wisconsin and the Wisconsin Disability Vote Coalition on July 26th as Milwaukee County celebrates the 33rd anniversary…
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Governor Tony Evers Proclaims September 11 – 15, 2023 as Disability Voting Rights Week

Thanks to Governor Tony Evers for his proclamation declaring September 11-15, 2023 as Disability Voting Rights Week throughout the state…
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Statement from the WDVC: Thank You, Wisconsin Election Commission

The Wisconsin Election Commission (WEC) has released their 2023 report on Barriers Faced by Elderly Voters and Voters with Disabilities….
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Thank you, Wisconsin Municipal Clerks

May 1, 2023 Contacts: Barbara Beckert, barbarab@drwi.org 414-292-2724 Jenny Neugart, jennifer.neugart@wisconsin.gov 608-266-7707 Thank you, Wisconsin Municipal Clerks The 54th Annual…
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2023 Municipal Clerk Nominations

Municipal Clerk Nominations Thank you Wisconsin Clerks! April 30th – May 6th 2023 is the 54th Annual Municipal Clerks Week…
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Take the Voter Experience Survey

The League of Women Voters of Wisconsin and partners are conducting a survey to learn about voters’ experience during the…
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Celebrate Municipal Clerks Week: Nominate a Great Clerk

The 54th Annual Municipal Clerks Week is April 30th – May 6th, 2023. Join the Disability Vote Coalition in recognizing…
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Lunch and Learn: The Spring Election Matters!

Event Information Join us to make your plan to vote in the April 4th election. We will discuss: What’s on…
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School Boards Matter: March 6 Forum

Event Information Many Wisconsin communities will vote for school board members in the April 4th election. School Boards have a…
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Public Comments for February 2 WEC Meeting

The Disability Vote Coalition provided public comments at the February 2nd meeting of the Wisconsin Elections Commission (WEC). We asked…
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Wisconsin Courts Matter: Wisconsin 2023 Elections

Wisconsin Courts Matter: Wisconsin 2023 Elections Thursday February 9th, 6:30 – 7:45 PM Event Information Join the Disability Vote Coalition…
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Wisconsin Disability Vote Coalition Policy Recommendations

The Wisconsin Disability Vote Coalition supports the following recommendations to increase the accessibility of Wisconsin elections and provide equitable access…
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Public Comments for November 30 WEC Meeting

The Disability Vote Coalition provided public comments at the November 30th meeting of the Wisconsin Election Commission. Comments addressed what…
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Disability Rights and Resources for the November 8th Election

Tuesday, November 8, is Election Day in Wisconsin. The Wisconsin Disability Vote Coalition urges voters with disabilities to cast a…
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Voting Resources for the November 8th Election for Service Providers

Voting rights is an important resident rights issue. Service providers can play an important role in supporting people with disabilities…
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Rides to the Polls Survey for November 2022 Election

The Disability Vote Coalition is reaching out to ask for your help to update our “Rides to the Polls” list…
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Absentee Ballot Return Assistance for the Nov 8th Election

A federal court has affirmed the right of voters with disabilities to use ballot return assistance. Disability Rights Wisconsin is…
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Make Your Plan to Vote in the Nov 8 Election Interactive Session

Event Information Make Your Plan to Vote in the November 8th Election, September 29 at 7 PM Join us on…
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Disability Voting Rights Week 

Disability Voting Rights Week is September 12 – 16. Join us in this national effort to make sure disabled voters…
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Guardianship and Voting: Preserving and Restoring the Right to Vote

Join us on Zoom to learn about voting rights for people under guardianship. We will discuss how voting rights are…
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August 9th: Resources for Voters with Disabilities

Tuesday, August 9, is Election Day in Wisconsin. The Wisconsin Disability Vote Coalition urges voters with disabilities to cast a…
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A Celebration of the ADA’s 32nd Anniversary and Its Impact on Voting Rights

Join the Wisconsin Disability Vote Coalition on Zoom as we celebrate the 32nd anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act…
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DRW Statement on Absentee Voting Protections

Absentee voting protections for people with disabilities after the Supreme Court of Wisconsin Teigen decision Updated: July 18, 2022 Following…
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Voter Toolkit for 2022 Elections Now Available

2022 is an important election year with statewide elections on August 9th and November 8th. Our Voter Toolkit has the…
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Wisconsin voters with disabilities say their right to vote is at risk

National Public Radio came to Wisconsin to talk with voters with disabilities about how the Waukesha Circuit Court ruling banning…
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2022 Municipal Clerk Nominations

Municipal Clerk Nominations Thank you Wisconsin Clerks! May 1-7, 2022 is the 53rd Annual Municipal Clerks Week Municipal clerks are…
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Our Voices, Our Votes: Disabled Voters Speak Out on Voting Rights

Disability Rights Wisconsin has released “Our Voices, Our Votes” to share the impact on voters with disabilities of a Waukesha…
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New Resource to Educate Policymakers about Special Education

The Disability Vote Coalition has a new document to provide candidates and policymakers with basic information about Special Education. School…
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Panel Discussion: Local Elections Matter

The April 5th Spring Election is almost here! Join the Disability Vote Coalition on March 30th to hear why voting…
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March 9th Wisconsin Election Committee Public Testimony

The Wisconsin Disability Vote Coalition provided public comments at the March 9th meeting of the Wisconsin Election Commission in support…
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Shining a Light on the Importance of Voting Local

Local elections matter! This new video features Stephanie Birmingham – a powerful advocate who is passionate about voters’ rights –…
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A Conversation About Voting Equity for Voters with Disabilities

Voting Equity for Voters with Disabilities will be the focus of a Facebook Live event on March 1 at 2 PM,…
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DRW Testimony at Feb 21 Assembly State Affairs Committee Public Hearing

Disability Rights Wisconsin submitted the following testimony regarding the impact of voting bills on people with disabilities at the February…
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Statement of Support for SB 937 – Indefinitely Confined Voters

Wisconsin’s Indefinitely Confined Voter status is vitally important to ensuring that many voters who are disabled, frail, or have a…
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February 15th Election: Resources for Voters with Disabilities

February 15th is the Spring Primary in some areas of Wisconsin. The Wisconsin Disability Vote Coalition urges voters with disabilities…
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Voting Rights in the News

Voting rights are in the new news as Wisconsin legislators consider new proposals that would impact the voting rights of…
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DRW Testimony at February 7 Senate Election Committee Public Hearing

The Senate Election Committee held a hearing on February 7th on eleven new voting bills. DRW testified regarding the impact…
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Panel Discussion: Local Elections Matter

The Spring Elections are almost here! Join the Disability Vote Coalition to hear why voting in local elections matters. Hear…
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2022 Milwaukee Mayoral Candidate Forum

Milwaukee’s first open mayoral election in nearly two decades is a historical occasion. Make sure you are prepared to vote…
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DRW and DVC Public Comments for Wisconsin Election Commission

The Wisconsin Election Commission met on December 1 at 8 AM to discuss their response to the Legislative Audit Bureau’s…
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DRW & DVC Statement Regarding LAB 2020 Election Administration Report

The Joint Legislative Audit Committee released their report on the administration of the November 2020 election in Wisconsin. A public…
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Legislative Audit Bureau Report on Election Administration

The Legislative Audit Bureau has released their report on administration of the November 2020 election. Overall the report affirms that…
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Agencies Sign on to Affirm Voting Rights of Older Adults and People with Disabilities

The right to vote is the cornerstone of our democracy.  Recent investigations have called into question the voting rights of…
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WPR Interview: Voting in Nursing Homes during the Pandemic

DRW’s Barbara Beckert spoke with WPR about the need to ensure the voting rights of Wisconsinites who live in nursing…
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Poll Workers Needed

Have you considered serving as a poll worker? A friendly and knowledgeable poll worker can make the difference for a…

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