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    Seeking Volunteers to Participate in Election Observation

    The Secretary of State is once again conducting Election Day Observation for the General Election and hopes to observe in all 58 California counties.  Election Observation is a vital part of the election services that the Secretary of State provides to the citizens of California.  With the November 8, 2016 General Election upon us, we are seeking volunteers to serve as Observers in counties … [Read more...]

    3 of 5,723 California Primary Has Begun – Here’s Your Accessible Voter Resource

    California Primary Tuesday, June 7, 2016 Disability Vote HOTLINE Voice - 1-888-569-7655 TTY - 1-800-719-5798 Absentee ballots are in the mail and the California Primary has begun!  For up to date information and resources check out the #VoteDisability Election Center.  You may also go to League of Women Voter's Voter’s Edge for information about your ballot or their Easy Voter Guide for … [Read more...]

    Take the Survey: Voters with Disabilities

    The UC Davis California Civic Engagement Project (CCEP) is partnering with the Disability Organizing Network (DOnetwork) to  conduct a research study to examine the experience of voters in California. This research will be an important detailed examination of how voters engage in the electoral process, providing needed data on how voters make their ballot choices. A key part of this research … [Read more...]

    Help Improve the San Francisco Department Of Elections Website

    The San Francisco Department of elections has created an online survey the results of which they intend to to use to improve the design of their website. Please take a moment to participate in this short survey so that we can ensure that voters with disabilities are a part of this very important process. The link to the survey can be found below: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/NHVJQSK Thank … [Read more...]

    Take the California Voter Accessibility Survey – Today!

    2014 General Election California Voter Accessibility Survey Deadline Extended: Friday December 12, 2014 Take Action Today! The California Secretary of State and the statewide Voter Accessibility Advisory Committee wants to hear about your voting experience in 2014.  Many voters with disabilities choose a variety of ways to vote: either by mail, at an early voting location or at the … [Read more...]

    Do you need a Ride to the polls on Election Day?

    LYFT are helping the Disability Organizing Network to RAMP UP the Disability Vote on Election Day Tuesday, November 4, 2014.  If you need a ride to the polls on Election Day just use the code "VOTE2014" on your LYFT app for a $25.00 credit toward a one-way ride to your polling place. LYFT is a social media car service that operates by downloading an app to your mobile phone.  To sign up and see … [Read more...]

    Disability Rights California – Election Day Information

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Fred Nisen Attorney Disability Rights California Phone: (510) 267-1200 E-mail: fred.nisen@disabilityrightsca.org       Trouble-shooting on November 4: Disability Rights California Operates Hotline for Voters with Disabilities   Oakland, CA – Californians with disabilities who are voting in the statewide general election on November 4 have an … [Read more...]

    Take the California Voter Accessibility Survey!

      The California Secretary of State and the statewide Voter Accessibility Advisory Committee wants to hear about your voting experience in 2014.  Many voters with disabilities choose to vote early either by mail with an absentee ballot or at an early voting location.  If you have already voted please take the Voter Accessibility Survey.  This survey is for California voters. This survey … [Read more...]

    Do you Vote by mail? Don’t Delay, Mail it Today!

      If you vote using a mail or absentee ballot please vote and mail it in today.  Because mailed ballots that use a pre-paid postage printed on the envelope go through a different section of the post office first, they take longer to get delivered to your county elections office.  In order for your vote by mail ballot to be counted it must be received by your county elections office by … [Read more...]

    Teleconference – TODAY at 3:00PM – “Engaging Local Ballot Measures”

    Monday, October 20, 2014 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Teleconference Call In Number: 888-453-4221 Access Code: 954228 Presenters Ted Jackson - Community Organizing Director, California Foundation for Independent Living Centers Jessica Lehman - Executive Director, Senior and Disability Action After we have registered and educated voters with disabilities, the final step in RAMPing UP the … [Read more...]