Disability for Political Campaigns – a Forgotten Constituency, an Opportunity for Change
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Disability for Political Campaigns – a Forgotten Constituency, an Opportunity for Change

The disability community is, perhaps, one of the largest, yet most neglected constituencies in our society. Addressing their issues is not just the right thing to do, it is also smart politics. First, thank you for running for office. I’ve helped with several political and advocacy campaigns and, as the tired line goes, some of…

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Voting Accessibility for the Elderly and Handicapped Act

The Voting Accessibility for the Elderly and Handicapped Act of 1984 generally requires polling places across the United States to be physically accessible to people with disabilities for federal elections. Where no accessible location is available to serve as a polling place, a political subdivision must provide an alternate means of casting a ballot on…