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Advocates unite to kick off National Disability Voting Rights Week

A number of disabled Wisconsin voters united Monday to highlight National Voting Rights Week, just days after the Wisconsin Elections Commission approved new guidance ensuring voters with disabilities can receive help from others when returning their absentee ballots. The guidance comes after a recent federal court ruling ordering it.

“There’s a lot of people out there who weren’t sure if they should vote, didn’t want to put their caregiver, their loved one at risk,” Martha Chambers said, a plaintiff in the lawsuit and advocate with the Wisconsin Disability Vote Coalition.

Read the full article and view the video on WISN 12 HERE.