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News & Events

Denise Johnson testifying

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…
Top portion of DVC Supreme Court fact sheet

Wisconsin Supreme Court Candidate Forum

On November 19, all three candidates running in the spring election for Wisconsin Supreme Court will participate in a candidates…
Bill Crowley in his wheelchair using an accessible voting machine

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…
Signs with American flags and the word Vote

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…
newspaper

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…
Map of boundaries of Wisconsin 7th Congressional District

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…
calendar and time

2020 Spring Election and Presidential Preference Vote

The next statewide election in Wisconsin is Tuesday April 7th, the 2020 Spring Election and Presidential Preference Vote. Make sure…
Member of League of Women Voters and Disability Vote Coalition standing together

Project Homeless Connect – Milwaukee

This an annual one-day event dedicated to serving individuals experiencing homelessness by providing health screenings and access to community resources…
Group with blue DVC t-shirts posing for photo

2019 Wisconsin Self Determination Conference

The Wisconsin Self-Determination Conference empowers people with disabilities in Wisconsin to have more control over their lives.   The Wisconsin Disability…
Representative Zimmerman and Ramsey Lee smiling for camera

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…
SABE Govoter Project logo

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…
Pen marking a ballot

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….