November 2016 Election: Voters with Disabilities Experience Survey

November 3rd, 2016

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO COLLECT VOTER EXPERIENCE SURVEY

The SABE Voter Project has extended the deadline to collect surveys to February 28, 2017.  Self advocacy groups have asked for more time so they can complete the survey at their January meetings.

SABE continues to work closely with the National Disability Rights Network (NDRN) and state Protection and Advocacy organizations to collect information on the voting experiences of voters with disabilities.  Self advocacy groups are partnering with the P&As to get the surveys to Self advocates.  These findings will be shared with national leaders and Congress as to what is improving the experience of voters with disabilities and what continues to be barriers.

The survey can be found on the SABEusa.org website https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/2016VoterExperienceSurvey

Please contact Juliana at j.huerena@swifamilies.org if you need a paper copy of the survey.

HELP US COLLECT SURVEYS

Just as it is important to know that YOUR VOTE COUNTS, we need to know that you have the accessibility needed to MAKE IT COUNT; therefore we are collecting surveys to learn about the voting experiences of people with disabilities for the 2016 Election.

The Help America Vote Act (HAVA) was passed in 2002 to make sure everyone in this country can cast a private and independent vote.  Now, we want to make sure the law is working for voters with disabilities.

YOU can help us do that by completing a survey developed by Self Advocates Becoming Empowered (SABE), Protection and Advocacy organizations and self advocacy organizations across the country by February 28, 2017

Here is the direct link to the survey: 2016 Voters with disabilities experience survey