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
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:
- Read our action alert here (accessible pdf).
- Watch the overview video made for John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Day below to learn more (captions available):
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.
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 reflects on why voting by mail is so important to him and many other voters with disabilities.