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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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DVC Milwaukee County Executive Candidate Forum Materials

The following materials are now available from the 2020 Milwaukee County Executive Candidate Forum that was held at IndependenceFirst on…
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News from the Wisconsin Election Commission re Milwaukee County Executive Candidates

Read the news story from the Wisconsin Elections Commission regarding recent decisions made about Milwaukee County Executive Candidates: Three Decisions…
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An Accessible 2020 Census – FAQ by disability community

A fair and accurate decennial census is crucial for people with disabilities—and, indeed, for every person in the United States….
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Judge orders state to remove over 200,000 people from Wisconsin’s voter rolls

On Friday, an Ozaukee County judge ordered the state to remove over 200,000 people from Wisconsin’s voter rolls. These are…
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New Videos on Serving as a Poll Worker

The Disability Vote Coalition has a new video to encourage voters with disabilities to consider serving as a poll worker,…
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Disability Vote Coalition Commends Signing of AB-168

The Wisconsin Disability Vote Coalition applauds Governor Evers who today will sign into law AB-168 which will address a barrier…
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Wisconsin Voters with Disabilities Face a Variety of Barriers

The last state report on accessibility barriers, in 2015, found most audited polling places had problems. State law requires such…
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Disability advocates applaud bill to remove barriers for voters, continue to seek accountability

Disability rights advocates are applauding a new law to removing barriers for voters with disabilities but said work to expand…
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What challenges voters with disabilities face and what needs to be done to fix them

The Rockland/Westchester Journal recently published an article about challenges for voters with disabilities.  Read the article on their website: What…
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Special Election for 7th Congressional District

Do you live in the 7th Congressional District in Northwestern and Central Wisconsin? A special election will be held to…
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Wisconsin State Senate passes AB 168/ SB 246

On October 8, the Wisconsin State Senate passed AB 168/ SB 246 relating to the requirement for stating name and…
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SABE 2018 Voter Experience Survey Results

SABE (Self Advocates Becoming Empowered) works with Protection and Advocacy agencies, including Disability Rights Wisconsin, to survey voters with disabilities…
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Voters With Disabilities Feel Left Behind by Paper Ballot Push

Voters With Disabilities Feel Left Behind by Paper Ballot Push, published by Stateline, an initiative of The Pew Charitable Trusts….
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DVC Voter Registration Video premieres at WAD Annual Conference

Our new video on Voter Registration premiered Saturday night at the Wisconsin Association of the Deaf Annual (WAD) Conference. The…

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