It’s critical for people with disabilities to get out and vote to ensure that our elected officials address the issues that are important to us. Here’s how to be sure you are ready!
- Look up your polling place at https://myvote.wi.gov/en-us/FindMyPollingPlace
- You must have an acceptable Photo ID to vote – a list of acceptable IDs can be found at https://www.bringitwisconsin.com/
- Not sure if you are registered to vote? Check https://myvote.wi.gov/
Voters who are not registered, may register at the polls. A proof of residence document is required. Acceptable documents are listed at https://elections.wi.gov/publications/voter-guides/proof-of-residence
- Need transportation? Common Cause Wisconsin has a statewide list of resources for rides to the polls: https://www.commoncausewisconsin.org/p/free-rides-to-polls-for-2018-fall.html
- Learn about the candidates:
View a SAMPLE Ballot at: https://myvote.wi.gov/en-us/PreviewMyBallot
The Vote411.org site provides candidate non-partisan information.
- Know your rights. Disability related accommodations are available at your polling place:
Check out our Know Your Voting Rights video: http://www.disabilityvote.org/videos
Elderly Voters and Voters with Disabilities- Guide to Voting in Wisconsin: https://elections.wi.gov/node/3614
Wisconsin Guide for Homeless Voters: https://elections.wi.gov/node/3622
Do you have disability related voting questions or need help with concern? Call the Disability Rights Wisconsin Voter Hotline: 1-844-DIS-VOTE/ 844-347-8683
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