New Zealand’s Mixed-Member Proportional election system would be good for disabled people in the United States because disability concerns could be heard in Congress more easily.
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.
If you are a candidate and want to make sure that all your blind voters get to the polls early or vote early, you can mail a free no-postage postcard primarily in braille and provide a URL to your website that also is accessible to blind individuals.
Make no mistake, the current administration’s latest action is not about quality care or efficiency, it is a money grab to take public funds and give them to private medical concerns. There is no substitute for the VA’s experience.
Frivolous is the word that judges and lawyers use to shut down disability rights, including the right to vote and the right to be a candidate, not to mention the right to walk on a sidewalk without it being full of snow and ice piles.
There are so many ways in which a state can make it easy to sign and help someone get on the ballot. For instance, states could let disabled candidates collect their signatures with the absentee ballots.
I am a new writer for DC and I am disabled. The only thing that makes me feel better after a lifetime of suffering from disabilities is to push hard for disability rights. I started a political party for people with disabilities, Disability Party.
The Independent National Electoral Commission ( INEC) says it will introduce sign languages and communication techniques to
The disenfranchisement occurred in Sedgwick County, a direct result of a law pushed by Kris Kobach
Unlike the Affordable Care Act, the AHCA seeks to reduce the federal government’s involvement in providing healthcare. In fact, the AHCA plans to cut such federal spending by $1.15 trillion.
An important part of USAGov’s yearlong VoteUSA project is this disabled voters guide with key tips