LATEST IN VOTING
Learn about pending legislation that impacts voters with disabilities, and find out what NDRN is doing to ensure we can fully participate in the political process.
This new webpage will showcase the stories of activists and everyday voters with disabilities.
NDRN Uplifts 4th of July Message from U.S. Army Veteran Stan Brown, Member of Paralyzed Veterans of America
We hope you enjoy the holiday weekend, and also use this 4th of July to take the time to register to vote so you can be part of a much-needed change for veterans and all people with disabilities.
The national event is set for Saturday, October 24 when the majority of states have in-person early voting options and most voters will still have enough time to request absentee ballots for Election Day.
This new report examines an alarming new trend in which jurisdictions are misusing the Americans with Disabilities Act to close polling places, a practice that NDRN vehemently opposes.
The bill would provide protections for individuals subject to guardianship and ensure their right to vote is not arbitrarily removed.
WASHINGTON – Recently, the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) released its Voters with Disabilities: Observations on Polling Place Accessibility and Related Federal Guidance report, detailing the results of GAO’s national survey of access to polling places for voters with disabilities. During the 2016 General Election, GAO found that an abysmal 17 percent of polling places surveyed had no potential impediments for people with disabilities.