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News & Events

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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…
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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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National Voter Registration Day

September 24th is National Voter Registration Day! Are you registered to vote?  Go to to register online or check your…
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August 11, 2020 Partisan Primary Election.

This is the Partisan Primary for the November 3, 2020 General Election.
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February 18, 2020 Spring Primary Election

This Spring Election is for Justice of the Supreme Court, Court of Appeals Judge – District 2 and 4, and…
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November 3, 2020 General and Presidential Election

This General Election is for President, U.S. Senator, U.S. Representative, even-numbered Wisconsin State Senate seats, all Wisconsin Assembly seats, and…
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National Disability Voter Registration Events in Milwaukee, Madison and Eau Claire

Great kickoff in Milwaukee for National Disability Voter Registration Week! Thanks to IndependenceFirst, Mayor Barrett, League of Women Voters, People…
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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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AB 168 Passes Full Wisconsin Assembly Unanimously

Today the Assembly unanimously passed AB 168 which will require an accommodation for voters who are unable to speak their…
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Have You Considered Serving as a Poll Worker?

Have you considered serving as a poll worker? A friendly, knowledgeable poll worker can make the difference for a voter…