Election

We Made It! Now What?

November 14, 2012

This year, advocates across Missouri have been busy with Get-Out-the-Vote work.Read More

Voting Rights 101: Know Before You Go Vote

October 31, 2012

The Election is right around the corner!Read More

VOTE for Health Care! Vote NO on Prop E!

October 26, 2012

When you go to the polls on Nov.Read More

Don’t be the Victim of Stranger Danger

July 12, 2012

This year we have the opportunity to choose new leaders for our state and country. These people will spend the next few years making decisions that will affect the way we live every single day.Read More

Voter Photo ID Amendment Thrown Out: A Major Victory for Voters in Missouri

April 30, 2012

This week, Cole County Circuit Court Judge Patricia S.Read More

Taking Back our Voting Rights

March 26, 2012

Last month, Attorney General Eric Holder gave a speech at the Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential Library and Museum in Texas stating the White House’s commitment to protect the civil rights and voting rights of all Americans. In an interview, Holder stated, ““We are a better nation now than we were because more people are involved in the electoral process. The beauty of this nation, the strength of this nation, is its diversity, and when we try to exclude people from being involved in the process . . .we weaken the fabric of this country.’’

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Take Control of Your Life in 2012

March 26, 2012

In 1965, President Johnson signed one of the most crucial pieces of Civil Rights Legislation into law-the Voting Rights Act. With the passage of this legislation, President Johnson insured the protection of one of our most fundamental rights as human beings-the right to have a voice and be heard. It was only with the passage of this legislation that we were given the opportunity to use the power of the Disability Community and take control over the major political decisions that affect our lives.

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Casting votes in MO Could be MORE challenging: We need the voices of our community!!

March 26, 2012

A lot has been going on in our state government during this legislative session. One of these very important issues affecting the disability community is the fact that the legislature seems to be headed toward approving legislation to require a government issued photo ID for people to vote at the polls on Election Day.

If a person does not have a valid government issued photo ID they will be asked to vote a provisional ballot and that ballot will only be counted if the signature on file with the election board matches the signature provided on Election Day. 

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