The Arc – Nationwide, people with disabilities accounted for over 35 million eligible voters in 2016 (that number jumps to 62 million eligible voters when you include family members) but less than half of individuals with disabilities participated in the election. This year we have incredible potential to demonstrate the power of the disability vote and by promoting full participation, we can help shape policies that affect the entire community.
More information here – https://arcminnesota.org/public-policy/2018-voter-engagement
Minnesota House of Representatives – Assisting a Voter & Polling Place Accessibility
More information here – https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/hrd/issinfo/AssistingVoter.pdf
State of Minnesota – People with Developmental Disabilities Have the Right to Vote! Everyone wants to vote, including voters with mental disabilities. If you are a voter with a developmental disability, you should know your rights. Knowing your rights will help make sure you can vote. Print this item and take it with you when you go to vote so that you know what your rights are.
More information here – https://mn.gov/mnddc/news/newsitems/righttovote06.html