Voting Resources

All Elections are important, Disability Rights Iowa encourages participation in elections big and small,with the following goals:

  1. Encourage voter registration for all Iowans with a focus on Iowans with disabilities and/or mental illness;
  2. Inclusion of the perspective of Iowans with disabilities and mental illness;
  3. Increased awareness of issues and policies that affect Iowans with disabilities and/or mental illness;
  4. Ensuring voting is accessible to all Iowans.

 

Disability Rights Iowa has a voting site DRIVoting where Iowans with disabilities can learn about their rights and upcoming elections. 

Voting Videos

Did You Know?  Important facts about your voting rights in Iowa!

 

Importante Votacion Hechos!

 

Curbside Voting in Iowa

 

Additional Information for Voters with Disabilities
Polling Place Accommodations
Know Your Rights
Different Ways to Vote in Iowa
Eligibility in Iowa
Register to Vote in Iowa
Pollworker Pocketguide on Accessibility
Tips for Serving Voters with Disabilities

Watch the video “Election Day in Iowa”, which explains the voting process and how to get help if needed.

Balletpedia –  Resource for sample ballot and candidate information

turbovote.org

Votesmart.org

League of Women Voters

Vote411 – Launched by the League of Women Voters Education Fund (LWVEF) in October of 2006, VOTE411.org is a “one-stop-shop” for election related information.

Nonprofit VOTE – Nonprofit VOTE partners with America’s nonprofits to help the people they serve participate and vote. One of the largest source of nonpartisan resources to help nonprofits integrate voter engagement into their ongoing activities and services.

“Access Denied – Barriers to Online Voter Registration for Citizens with Disabilities” , A 2015 Report by the American Civil Liberties Union.

Guide to Iowa Caucuses

U.S. Department of Justice Updated ADA Checklist for Polling Places

Caucus Accessibility Checklist