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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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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…
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Public Hearing on Senate Bill 246

Today the Senate Committee on Elections, Ethics and Rural Issues is holding a public hearing that will include Senate Bill…
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AB 168 Passes Wisconsin Assembly Committee Unanimously

On May 29th, AB 168 was passed unanimously by the Wisconsin Assembly Committee on Campaigns and Elections. The Disability Vote…
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Assembly Holding Public Hearing on AB 168

The Assembly Committee on Campaign and Elections is holding a Public Hearing Tuesday, April 23rd at 12 noon at the…