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Wisconsin’s Spring Election and Presidential Preference Primary is April 7, 2020. Why Vote?

In Advocacy, Featured, News by Priscilla Matthews

As a person with a disability and unique needs, you may benefit from seeing issues important to you being recognized and paid attention to by your legislators. Voting is your opportunity to make your voice count and choose candidates who care about the things that are important to you. It’s your chance to make a difference.

Because of concerns about COVID-19, the Wisconsin Election Commission is encouraging Wisconsin voters to vote early. Any Wisconsin voter who is registered to vote, can request an absentee ballot.

Your Vote Counts

Tuesday, April 7, is Wisconsin’s Spring Election and Presidential Preference Primary. Your vote will be counted to decide:

  • Who will be included in the November 2020 Presidential Election.
  • Who will be elected to the Wisconsin Supreme Court.
  • If victims of crime should be given additional rights in Wisconsin.
  • Who will fill local and regional positions, such as Court of Appeals Judges, County Supervisors, and School Board Members.

The people elected to fill these positions will make decisions that affect your rights on the national, state, and local level. Your vote counts.

Your Vote Makes a Difference

Your vote makes a difference to decisions made by leaders in your community, state, and country. What issues are important to you? Before going to the polls, learn what’s on the ballot in your area and who’s running for office. Your vote makes a difference.

Vote Absentee for the April 7 Election

Vote absentee to ease your concerns about the spread of COVID-19. Any Wisconsin voter who is registered to vote, can request an absentee ballot. Get answers to your questions about absentee voting:

Voting is Your Right

Use these resources to learn your rights as a voter with a disability, how and where to vote, where to get assistance if you need it, and more:

Voting is your right. Use it!

Get Answers to Your Disability-Related Questions or Concerns

Don’t let your questions or concerns get in the way of casting your vote and making a difference. If you have a disability-related voting question or concern, contact:

Disability Rights Wisconsin Voter Hotline
Call:     844-347-8683
Visit:    disabilityvote.org