Nearly 18 million Americans with disabilities voted in the 2020 election, but new [legislation] this year may change turnout.
Disability and Democracy articles on Democracy Chronicles
These articles on Disability and Democracy concern the extra barriers that many voters with disabilities face while trying to exercise their most basic rights and the many people working to find solutions. Also see our main section on American Democracy and our articles on Voter Suppression or Voter Access.
Disability Employment Awareness Month
As the month of October comes to a close, it is worth considering how Disability Employment Awareness Month applies to the State of Indiana.
Ballot Access Candidates: A National Mandate
Another election is about to come and go, but the results for smaller parties depend on the results in certain races.
How Exclusion Became The Driving Force For Democratisation
Canton Geneva has made history in Switzerland by voting to provide people with severe mental or physical disabilities full political rights.
Disabled Voters Struggle As States Enforce Restrictive Voting Laws
Americans with disabilities say state efforts to tighten voting laws are making it harder for eligible voters like them to cast their ballots.
New Website With Accessible Voting Options In Every State
A user-friendly website featuring accessible voting options in every state has been released by the Center for Civic Design.
2022: Year Of Radical Change For Camp Lejeune Justice
Indiana has been a purple state dominated and oppressed by Republicans who stack every deck in their own favor, all three branches.
Why It’s Now Illegal for Some With Disabilities To Vote
The pandemic helped improve access, but new barriers in states like Wisconsin are rolling back gains for thousands of voters with disabilities
New York Plans to Make it Easier for Blind People to Vote
The state promised to enhance voting access for citizens with disabilities such as blindness and paralysis in a deal reached this week.
New Restrictions Causing Roadblocks For Voters With Disabilities
Don Natzke, blind since 12, now a senior citizen, hopes for a better understanding of the hurdles people with disabilities often face.