Why disabled voters could be key in 2020 – TIME Magazine

 

[This is part of an article from TIME on the power of disabled voters]

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By Abigail Abrams

Published July 10, 2019

Voter Turnout Surged Among People With Disabilities Last Year.

Activists Want to Make Sure That Continues in 2020

When politicians are planning their outreach to various demographics ahead of the 2020 presidential race, they often focus on groups such as African Americans, Latinos, LGBTQ people or even suburban women. They don’t often talk about people with disabilities.

But new data shows that politicians who ignore disabled Americans may be missing out on a growing group of voters whose support could be up for grabs in 2020 — and activists are hoping to take advantage of this momentum.

Full article here

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