Statement from DRW on US District Court Western District Ruling

A judge's gavel rests on top of a book. A scales of justice is in the background.

Disability Rights Wisconsin welcomes today’s order from Chief US District Judge James Peterson in Carey v. WEC. Judge Peterson confirms the federal rights of the four plaintiffs and of all disabled Wisconsin voters to receive assistance in returning their absentee ballots so that they can vote without fear that their ballots will be rejected or that they will be sanctioned.

View an accessible PDF of the full statement here.

Resources: Wisconsin Voters speak out:  “Our Voices, Our Votes: Disabled Voters Speak Out on Voting Rights and Ballot Return Assistance.”