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5 Things to Remember:

1. There is power in numbers. With over 34 million eligible voters, the disability community has the capacity to impact elections and policy.

2. When you vote, you exercise your right to make your own choices about issues that may significantly affect your life.

3. Casting your vote helps elected officials know the issues individuals with disabilities care about.

4. A handful of votes can change the outcome of an election, especially at the local level.

5. Voting is a right for everyone, regardless of education level. To learn about the issues and candidates before voting, visit

For More Information, Contact: Disability Rights New York
(518) 432-7861 (voice)
(518) 512-3448 (TTY)
(800) 993-8982 (Toll free)


Voter Resources for Voters with Disabilities

This document was developed under grant CFDA 93.778 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. However, these contents do not necessarily represent the policy of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and you should not assume endorsement by the Federal Government.