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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…

Make Your Plan to Vote 2022 Fact Sheet

Be prepared to vote in the February 15 Spring Primary and April 5 Spring Elections.  Our factsheet will help you…
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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…

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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New Voter Registration Resources Toolkit

2022 is an important election year with 4 statewide elections. Take action now to make sure you are prepared to…
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DVC Statement on WEC Report on Barriers That Affect Voters

The Wisconsin Election Commission (WEC) has released their report, Barriers to Voting Faced by Elderly Voters and Voters with Disabilities. This…
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Voting Rights Fact Sheet

As a person with a disability, it is your right to have a full and equal opportunity to register to…
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Governor Evers 2021 National Disability Voter Registration Week Proclamation

Thank you Governor Evers for proclaiming September 13-17, 2021 as National Disability Voter Registration Week throughout the State of Wisconsin….
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National Disability Voter Registration Week: Service Providers Webinar

Join the Wisconsin Disability Vote Coalition and our partners for our National Disability Voter Registration Week webinar for service providers….
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National Disability Voter Registration Week: Voter Registration Webinar

Join the Wisconsin Disability Vote Coalition as we present our Voter Registration Zoom Webinar as part of the National Disability…

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US Election Assistance Commission (EAC) Vice Chairman Tom Hicks was joined by Voting Outreach Advocacy Specialist, Wendy Heyn, with Disability…
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DVC Thanks Governor Evers for Protecting Our Freedom to Vote

On August 10th, Governor Evers took action to veto voting bills that would have created new barriers for many Wisconsinites…
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Voters with Disabilities Speak Out on Voting Rights on ADA 31st

The Wisconsin Disability Vote Coalition is releasing Voting Rights Are Human Rights: In Our Own Voices. This document shares the…
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New Report Finds Wisconsin’s Limited DMV Access is a Barrier to the Ballot

“Getting There is Half the Battle: Wisconsin’s Photo ID Law, Access to DMV Services, and the Fight for Our Freedom…
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New Bills Could Make It Harder for People with Disabilities and More to Vote

Wisconsin legislators have introduced bills that will make it harder for many Wisconsinites to vote and will be voting on…
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Wisconsin Mails Postcards to Inactive Voters

The State of Wisconsin has mailed postcards to voters who have not voted in four years. The postcards are titled…
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Upcoming Assembly District 37 Special Election

Do you live in the 37th Assembly District? If you do, be prepared to vote in the special election to…
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June 2nd Event: Report Addresses Barriers to Obtaining Photo ID for Voting

Join us June 2nd at 1 PM on Zoom to hear about our new report:  Getting There is Half the…

May 27th Briefing: Take Action on Voting Bills

The legislature is considering many new bills that may make it harder for people with disabilities, older adults and people…
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WDVC Thanks Municipal Clerks

The Wisconsin Disability Vote Coalition (WDVC) is joining with other organizations to celebrate Municipal Clerks Week, May 2-8, 2021 and…
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Municipal Clerk Nominations

Municipal Clerk Nominations From May 2nd to May 8th, the Wisconsin Disability Vote Coalition will be celebrating the 52nd Annual…
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Policy Update: Public Hearings on April 14 and 15 on Voting Bills

Public hearings are scheduled on some bills that could make it harder for people with disabilities and older adults to…

Disability Rights & Voting: April 13th Advocacy Training on Legislative Proposals

Wisconsin legislators have introduced some voting bills that may make it harder for people with disabilities and older adults to…
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Disability Rights and Voting: A Briefing for Policymakers

The Wisconsin Disability Vote Coalition and our co-sponsors are hosting a Zoom briefing: Disability Rights and Voting: A Briefing for…
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Resources for the April 6th Spring Election

Make sure your voice is heard in the April 6th Spring Election.  The Disability Vote Coalition has resources to support…
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Advocacy Opportunity: New State Bills Would Make It Harder for People with Disabilities and Older Adults to Vote

Wisconsin legislators are being asked to support some voting bills that will make…
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Lunch and Learn – March 30th – Spring 2021 Election

On March 30th, the Disability Vote Coalition held a webinar to prepare voters for the April 6th election.  Watch the…
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2021 Wisconsin Elections FAQ

This Elections FAQ answers questions that the Disability Vote Coalition is hearing from voters with disabilities. Read the FAQ to…
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Comment to WEC: Uphold Voting Rights of Congregate Facilities Residents

DRW’s Barbara Beckert asked the Wisconsin Election Commission to take every action possible to support and uphold the voting rights…
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Wisconsin Elections Commission Receives EAC Clearing House Award

Congratulations to the Wisconsin Elections Commission for receiving a U.S. Election Assistance Commission Clearinghouse Award for their work to improve…
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Make Your Plan to Vote in the Spring Elections!

Here is a step by step guide to help you make a plan to vote in the statewide February 16th…
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PBS Wisconsin’s Here and Now: Changes to Indefinitely Confined Status

Barbara Beckert of Disability Rights Wisconsin talks to PBS Wisconsin’s Here and Now about how proposed changes to the state’s indefinitely…

DVC 2021 Products List Now Available

Learn more about the products available from the Wisconsin Disability Vote Coalition in preparation for the upcoming Spring Elections! These…
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State Superintendent of Public Instruction Candidate Forum

Be prepared for the April election! Join the Wisconsin Disability Vote Coalition to hear from the candidates running for Wisconsin…
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Public Comment to the WEC on “Indefinitely Confined” Provision

The Disability Vote Coalition provided public comment to the Wisconsin Elections Commission at the February 3rd Commission meeting, responding to…
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Disability Community Demands Better Access to Voting

As the statewide spring primary and election approaches, the disability community is demanding better accessibility to voting to address barriers…
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Public Comment to WI Election Committee on Special Voting Deputies

The Disability Vote Coalition provided public comment to the Wisconsin Election Commission regarding discussion of Special Voting Deputies for the…
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Lunch & Learn – January 2021 Voter Education Series

February 16, 2021 is the Spring Primary Election to narrow the candidates for the Department of Public Instruction State Superintendent…
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WDVC Testimony for Joint Committee Hearing: 2020 General Election Review

On December 11th, the Legislature held a Joint Committee Hearing to review the 2020 General Election.  The Wisconsin Disability Vote…
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Help Make Voting Accessible and Easier

Hear from Wisconsin Self Advocates and the Self Determination Channel about the 2020 SABE Voter GoVoter Survey.  Then be sure…
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DVC Provides Public Comments to WEC

The Disability Vote Coalition has provided public comment to the Wisconsin Election Commission about the November 2020 election: The Wisconsin…
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Thanks from the Disability Vote Coalition

The Disability Vote Coalition thanks the election officials, municipal clerks, and poll workers who have worked so hard to ensure…
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Reporting an Accessibility or Voting Rights Concern

Reporting an Accessibility or Voting Rights Concern Did you have an accessibility or voting rights concern for the November election?…
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Take the Survey: Share your Voter Experience

Take the Survey:  Share your Voter Experience Voters with disabilities – we need your help!  Please take the SABE GoVoter…
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Press Release: Know Your Voter Rights

The Wisconsin Disability Vote Coalition urges voters with disabilities to make a plan to safely cast their ballot tomorrow. Approximately…
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WDVC in the News: 23% of American voters have some form of disability – This WI group makes sure their voice is heard

The Wisconsin Disability Vote Coalition is featured in a news story about voters with disabilities on the eve of the…

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