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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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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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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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2021 Wisconsin Voting Bills Update and How to Take Action

On May 11th, Wisconsin state senators will be voting on SB 203 and SB 212.  These bills could make it…
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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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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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