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.
NDRN and AAPD have partnered together to highlight the realities facing the over 17.5 million people with disabilities who cast a ballot in 2020.
NDRN commends the House of Representatives for taking an important step to combat voter suppression by passing the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act and urges the Senate to take immediate action.
NDRN Joins the National Coalition for Accessible Voting in Fighting Against Georgia’s Voter Suppression Bill
The coalition applauds its sister organizations in states around the country joining litigation to combat voter suppression. In particular, NCAV send its appreciation to Georgia ADAPT, The Arc Georgia, and the Georgia Advocacy Office, for joining the fight against Georgia’s voter suppression law, S.B. 202.
Disability Advocates Warn the For the People Act’s Paper Ballot Mandate Will Disenfranchise Voters with Disabilities
The organizations offer proposed changes to reduce the harm of the mandate to voters with disabilities.
AAPD, NACDD, NCIL, and NDRN are excited to endorse the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Day of Action in support of the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act.
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.