Time Mag: Voter Turnout Surged Among People With Disabilities Last Year

Voter Turnout Surged Among People With Disabilities Last Year. Activists Want to Make Sure That Continues in 2020

Time Magazine
July 10, 2019 by Abigail Abrams

…” new data shows that politicians who ignore disabled Americans may be missing out on a growing group of voters whose support could be up for grabs in 2020 — and activists are hoping to take advantage of this momentum.” …

This article contains several links to important ongoing efforts to get the vote out and to improve the focus on disability issues with our candidates and elected officials, including REV Up and NCIL.

Read the article at https://time.com/5622652/disability-voter-turnout-2020/

Voter turnout increase was documented in a pdf Rutgers Report from researchers at Rutgers University.  “Voter turnout surged by 8.5 points in 2018 among citizens with disabilities relative to the 2014 midterm elections.”

AAPD also has a press release describing this positive information!