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Category: #PwDsVote Voter Guide

Rhode Island Disability Voter Guide: Only 33.9% of Rhode Island’s 63,400 Working-Age People with Disabilities are Employed

Washington, April 25 – As voters head to the polls in Rhode Island today, RespectAbility released its Rhode Island Disability Voter Guide. Rhode Island has a large employment gap between people with disabilities employed versus people without disabilities employed – 43.8 percent. This lack of employment for people with disabilities creates poverty, powerlessness,…

Delaware Disability Voter Guide: Gov. Markell’s Better Bottom Line Initiative Sets Stage For Many WIOA Innovations

Washington, April 26 – As voters head to the polls in Delaware today, RespectAbility released its Delaware Disability Voter Guide. Delaware Gov. Jack Markell’s leadership as chair of the National Governors Association (NGA) and the Better Bottom Line Initiative sets the stage to ensure best practices for expanding competitive, integrated employment…

Connecticut Disability Voter Guide: State Ranks 13th in Country in Employment Rate of People with Disabilities at 40 Percent

Washington, April 26 – As voters head to the polls in Connecticut today, RespectAbility released its Connecticut Disability Voter Guide. Connecticut has a solid foundation to build on in terms of expanding competitive, integrated employment for people with disabilities, and voters are looking to know where the candidates stand on…

New York Disability Voter Guide Released: Only 33.6 Percent of the 997,500 Working-Age New Yorkers with Disabilities are Employed

Washington, April 11 – As voters prepare to head to the polls in New York next week, RespectAbility is releasing its New York Disability Voter Guide. The #PwDsVote 2016 Campaign Questionnaire was designed for people with disabilities (PwDs) and those who love them to know where candidates stand on the issues.…

Wyoming Disability Voter Guide Released: MentorABILITY Program & Business Leadership Network Bring Best Practices to State

Washington, April 8 – As voters head to the polls in Wyoming this week, RespectAbility released its Wyoming Disability Voter Guide. The #PwDsVote 2016 Campaign Questionnaire was designed for people with disabilities (PwDs) and those who love them to know where candidates stand on the issues. The questionnaire asked all of…

Wisconsin Disability Voter Guide Released: State a Champion of Highly Successful Project SEARCH Model

Washington, April 4 – As voters head to the polls in Wisconsin tomorrow, RespectAbility released its Wisconsin Disability Voter Guide. The #PwDsVote 2016 Campaign Questionnaire was designed for people with disabilities (PwDs) and those who love them to know where candidates stand on the issues. The questionnaire asked all of the…

North Dakota Disability Voter Guide Released: State has Second Highest Rate of Employment for People with Disabilities

Washington, March 31 – As voters head to the polls in North Dakota tomorrow, RespectAbility released its North Dakota Disability Voter Guide. The #PwDsVote 2016 Campaign Questionnaire was designed for people with disabilities (PwDs) and those who love them to know where candidates stand on the issues. The questionnaire asked all…

March 22nd Disability Voter Guide: Arizona, Idaho & Utah

Washington, March 22 – As voters head to the polls in Arizona, Idaho and Utah today, RespectAbility released its March 22nd Disability Voter Guide. The #PwDsVote 2016 Campaign Questionnaire was designed for people with disabilities (PwDs) and those who love them to know where candidates stand on the issues. The questionnaire asked…

March 15th Disability Voter Guide Released: Florida, Illinois, Missouri, North Carolina & Ohio

Washington, March 15 – As voters prepare to head to the polls in five states today, RespectAbility released its March 15th Disability Voter Guide. The #PwDsVote 2016 Campaign Questionnaire was designed for people with disabilities (PwDs) and those who love them to know where candidates stand on the issues. The questionnaire asked…

March 8th Disability Voter Guide Released: Hawaii, Idaho, Michigan & Mississippi

Washington, March 8 – As voters head to the polls, RespectAbility released its March 8th Disability Voter Guide. The #PwDsVote 2016 Campaign Questionnaire was designed for people with disabilities (PwDs) and those who love them to know where candidates stand on the issues. The questionnaire asked all of the presidential candidates on both…

Super Tuesday Disability Voter Guide Released: Candidates Showcase Huge Differences in #PwDsVote 2016 Questionnaire

Washington, Feb. 29 – RespectAbility released its Super Tuesday Disability Vote Guide. The #PwDsVote 2016 Campaign Questionnaire was designed for people with disabilities (PwDs) and those who love them to know where candidates stand on the issues. The questionnaire asked all of the presidential candidates on both sides of the aisle to comment…

RespectAbility’s South Carolina & Nevada #PwDsVote 2016 Candidate Questionnaire and Voter Guide Released

Washington, Feb. 18 – RespectAbility released its South Carolina and Nevada update to its #PwDsVote 2016 Campaign Questionnaire for people with disabilities (PwDs). More than half of the presidential candidates from both sides of the aisle have responded to the questionnaire. “Fully one-out-of-five voters have a disability, and 52 percent of likely…

New Hampshire #PwDsVote 2016 Candidate Questionnaire & Voter Guide

Concord, New Hampshire, Feb. 8 – RespectAbility released its New Hampshire update to its first #PwDsVote 2016 Campaign Questionnaire for people with disabilities (PwDs). For the New Hampshire release, more than half of the presidential candidates from both sides of the aisle have responded to the questionnaire. RespectAbility is nonpartisan and…

#PwDsVote Questionnaire Released: Jeb Bush, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders Complete Questionnaires

Washington, Jan. 30 – RespectAbility has released its first #PwDsVote 2016 Campaign Questionnaire for people with disabilities (PwDs). “Fully one-out-of-five voters have a disability, and 52 percent of likely voters have a loved one with a disability. There are 56 million Americans with disabilities, and we have the ability to…