Survival Coalition Wisconsin

The Survival Coalition of Wisconsin Disability Organizations is a cross-disability coalition of more than 40 state and local organizations and groups. For more than 20 years, Survival has been focused on changing and improving policies and practices that support people with disabilities of all ages to be full participants in community life.

Updates

Survival Coalition releases candidate and voting press release

(Madison) – The Survival Coalition of more than 30 disability organizations asked all candidates running for Governor of Wisconsin to answer seven disability-related questions. Of the 14 candidates who were running as of June 15, (2 Republicans, 10 Democrats, 1 Libertarian and 1 WI Green), 6 candidates responded. See their responses at: http://www.survivalcoalitionwi.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/Candidates-Answers-to-Survival-Coalitions-Questions.pdf

Survival Coalition reminds the disability community that August 14 is the statewide Partisan Primary election, and November 6 is the statewide General Election. Early voting is available until Friday August 10 . Check with your your municipal clerk on early voting locations in your community. Some towns and cities, like Madison, have early voting in public libraries

Resources

For help with disability related voting questions or help filing a complaint, call the Disability Rights Wisconsin Voter Hotline: 844-DIS-VOTE / 844-347-8683

Need help with a voting question? Call the Wisconsin Election Commission toll free at:

1-866-VOTE-WIS /1-866-868-3947

An accepted Wisconsin photo ID card is required to vote. www.bringitwisconsin.com

Find your polling place and see a sample ballot at:  myvote.wi.gov

For nonpartisan candidate information, polling place information and more, check out the League of Women Voter’s VOTE411.org

Voting Reminders

Some other key points to remember when voting:

  • You have the right to. vote privately and independently
  • Accessible polling place with voting machines for voters with disabilities are required.

As a voter with disabilities you may:

  1. Seek assistance from workers at the polling place who have been trained to use the accessible voting machine or
  2. Bring someone to help you vote
  3. Request curbside voting if you cannot enter the polling place due to a disability on Election Day.

Press Release