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A voter using an accessible voting machine

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,…
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…
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…

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…
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….
Presenters at WAD Conference speaking on stage with video in background

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…
Representative Zimmerman and Ramsey Lee smiling for camera

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…
Election worker sitting at table, showing voter where to sign in

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…