How I Got My Right to Vote Back: A Message from Jennifer Kratsch

In this video, self-advocate Jennifer Kratsch shares how she got her right to vote back. In Wisconsin, people under guardianship retain the right to vote unless the court removes the right. If you have lost the right to vote, you can petition the court to restore your voting rights, as Jen did.

Watch the video on Youtube here.

Local Elections Matter Panel Discussion – WDVC – March 30, 2022

View the Local Elections Matter Forum recording on Youtube.

2022 Milwaukee Mayoral Candidate Forum Recording

View the 2022 Milwaukee Mayoral Candidate Forum recording on Youtube.

Shining a Light on the Importance of Voting Local

Local elections matter! This new video features Stephanie Birmingham – a powerful advocate who is passionate about voters’ rights – talking with self advocates about why it’s important to vote in local elections. The Disability Vote Coalition partnered with the Self-Determination Channel to get the word out about the importance of voting local.

Voting in Local Elections Video

Voting in Local Elections with Audio Description Video

Voter Registration Webinar for Service Providers

Know Your Rights Video

2021 Wisconsin Voting Bills Update and How to Take Action

On May 11th, Wisconsin state senators will be voting on SB 203 and SB 212.  These bills could make it harder to absentee vote for many people with disabilities, older adults, and other voters.  Take action and ask your Senator to vote No.  

For information about the bills and how to contact your legislators:


Recording: Disability Rights and Voting: A Briefing for Policymakers and Election Officials

Spring 2021 Election – Lunch and Learn Recording

On March 30th, the Disability Vote Coalition held a webinar to prepare voters for the April 6th election.  Watch the recording below to help you prepare to vote, or if you support other voters.

Watch the recording on YouTube (captions available).

March 4th Candidate Forum Video Recording Available

March 4th Candidate Forum Video Recording Available

On March 4th. the Wisconsin Disability Vote Coalition hosted a State Superintendent of Public Instruction candidate forum.  The forum was an opportunity to hear from candidates  Deborah Kerr and Jill Underly  about how they would address the needs of students with disabilities, including mental health needs.

The Candidate Forum video is now available and includes captioning and an ASL interpreter.

Thanks to the candidates for their participation, our co-sponsors for their partnership, and all who submitted questions.

Bill Crowley Voter Story

Bill Crowley reflects on why voting by mail is so important to him and many other voters with disabilities.


Voter Registration and Photo ID