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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…