Disability Voting – Our Votes Count!

Our Votes for Utah's Proposition 3 Count
Disability Votes Count!

Justin Dart, the Godfather of the disability civil rights movement often admonished us to “Vote as if your life depends on it”, and then added “because it does.”

Truer words have rarely been spoken.

This November, all Utah citizens with and without notable disabilities have a say on this and other critical issues with their vote.

Estimates vary, yet according to a 2015 study published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, one out of every five adults in the United States has an identified significant disability.

This makes people with disabilities one of the largest potential voting blocks in the country.

If we could just tap into this potential, politicians of all stripes and color would attend our every conference, would court our votes, and would pass legislation that truly provides for our liberty.

Our challenge in turning this potential into reality is two-fold.

First, we have to get all of us out to vote. Secondly, we have to get voters with disabilities to vote for our common interests and needs.

Only then will our power be awakened and recognized.
VOTE For Proposition 3
Make The Disability Vote Count!

Let’s start with the first step.

Below is some information about registering to vote. It is simple to do — you just need to fill out a form.

If you voted in the last election you are already good to go. If you have never voted or if it has been a few years since you voted you will need to register. You can drop by our office to fill out a form or you can do so online at Utah.gov.

Please come see us at the Disabled Rights Action Committee - we are located in Salt Lake City at 339 East 3900 South Suite 150-2 or call us at (801) 685-8214 for more information about how or where to register.

We are proud to be part of RevUp a national campaign to tap into the power of the disability vote.

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