VOTERS WITH DISABILITIES ACTIVATED
Power at the Polls
What’s Important to Us?
Our community is big, diverse, and pays attention to a wide range of issues. Like every other voter, we often care most about the policies that affect our everyday lives. Check out these videos on why we are passionate about everything from healthcare to social security to education to local issues.
To make our voices heard and protect the advances we have made, Bernard plans to vote in the Georgia runoff elections and urges everyone who can to do the same.
We’d like to express our gratitude for their participation, and all of the individuals who contributed their stories, in our get out the vote video series.
Tell Us Your Voting Story
What motivates you to vote? Reach out to us to share your voting story!
Need help getting ready to vote?
No matter what state or territory you are in, we can help you register, learn your rights, and make a plan to vote. Find our member organization in your state or territory.
A Right to Participate
Our right to access as voters with disabilities is guaranteed by law. No matter how you need to vote, whether by mail or in person, it is our right to participate in the political process. Check out this video from our friends at Rooted in Rights on how to participate if you have an assistant.
LATEST IN VOTING
The paper ballot mandate included in the bill is of great concern to many voters with disabilities as the ability to mark, verify, and cast a paper ballot privately and independently is currently not an option for all voters.
The Accessible Voting Act seeks to bolster the protections for voters with disabilities, as established by the ADA and HAVA, and ensure equitable access to every American voter in our democracy for years to come.
The DRA would end the permanent denial of voting rights for individuals with criminal convictions nationwide.