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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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U.S. Supreme Court Decision Could Disenfranchise Wisconsin Voters

From PBS Frontline: The U.S. Supreme Court ruling on Monday declining to extend the absentee ballot deadline in Wisconsin was…
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Find a Ride to the Polls

This resource lists options for transportation for election day and early voting for the November 2020 election. Thanks to all…
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If you’re a Voter with Disabilities in Wisconsin, Here’s What you Should Know

The coronavirus pandemic has created barriers for many voters, and voters with disabilities are no exception. They make up a…
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Lunch & Learn – Voter Education Series

The voting laws are changing all the time.  Join us for weekly updates on what’s happening, stay on top of…
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Disability Vote Coalition Voter Training Videos Released

The WI Disability Vote Coalition has released a series of training videos to help support voters with disabilities and service…
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Absentee Voting Fact Sheet – 2020 Elections

The Wisconsin Disability Vote Coalition encourages voters to vote absentee in the August 11 and November 3 elections because of…
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Expanded DMV Access is Good News for Wisconsinites with Disabilities

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) will temporarily expand its driver licenses and identification card services…
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Your Vote Counts! Webinar

Vision loss should not be a barrier to exercising your right to vote. Vision Forward, Wisconsin Disability Vote Coalition, Disability…
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Living Well Wednesday: A Discussion of Guardianship & Voting Rights

Join us for Living Well Wednesday on August 12th at 11 am via Zoom or Facebook Live on the BPDD…
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Wisconsin Disability Voting Coalition Voting Policy Recommendations

These recommendations address opportunities to ensure Wisconsin elections are safe, accessible, and inclusive for voters of all abilities.  DVC Policy…
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Are you Registered to Vote? If Not, Act Now!

Are you registered to vote?  If not, act now! Registration deadlines for the August 11 election are as follows. BY…
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WDVC Submits Public Comments to the Wisconsin Election Commission

The Wisconsin Disability Vote Coalition provided public comments to inform Wisconsin Election Commissioners (WEC) at their June 10th meeting.  Barbara…
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Request your Absentee Ballot for the August 11 Partisan Primary TODAY!

Request your absentee ballot for the August 11 Partisan Primary TODAY! The August primary may seem far away, but it…
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Next Statewide Election – August 11th Partisan Primary

The next statewide election in Wisconsin is the August 11th Partisan Primary. Offices to be elected will include all US…
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Voting and COVID-19: Congressional District 7 Special Election News

Join us on April 28, 2020 at 1 pm via Zoom for Voting and COVID-19: Congressional District 7 Special Election…
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Voter Registration Deadlines for the May 12 Congressional District 7 Special Election 

The 7th Congressional District Special Election is scheduled for Tuesday, May 12th. This election is to fill a vacancy created…
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Disability Vote Coalition Voter Accessibility Survey – April 2020

The Wisconsin Disability Vote Coalition is conducting this survey to learn from voters with disabilities and their allies about the…
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New Video: How to Request an Absentee Ballot

The Wisconsin Elections Commission and the Wisconsin Disability Vote Coalition highly recommend that people vote absentee for the April 7th…
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Voting Absentee for the April 7th Election

Because of concerns about COVID-19, the Wisconsin Election Commission is encouraging Wisconsin voters to vote early.  Any Wisconsin voter who…
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Census News from the Disability Vote Coalition

The #2020 Census Counts: Be counted! This month, most households will receive an invitation in the mail to respond to…
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Wisconsin Appeals Court Rules Voters Targeted for Purge will Remain on the Rolls

On Friday February 28th, a Wisconsin appeals court struck down an Ozaukee County judge’s ruling that thousands of people had…
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NEW Wisconsin Youth Voices on Voting Videos

The Wisconsin Disability Vote Coalition is proud to introduce two NEW voting videos by youth and young adults with disabilities…
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Tuesday February 18th Spring Primary Election

February 18th is a primary election for Wisconsin State Supreme Court, and for local races such as Circuit Court Judge,…
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Voter Purge Letter

Who received the voter purge letter? State lawmakers, a cabinet secretary and a former UW chancellor.  Read this update regarding…
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Supreme Court Candidate Forum – Wisconsin Eye

On January 30, 2020, the Milwaukee Bar Association hosted a Supreme Court candidate forum moderated by WisconsinEye senior producer Steve…
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Wisconsin’s Supreme Court candidates’ opinions on past cases show their views

Here is a Milwaukee Journal Sentinel article on the views of the candidates running for Wisconsin Supreme Court:  Wisconsin’s Supreme…

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