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Get Out the Vote

With Election Day approaching, there are many questions surrounding making your voice heard.  Whether it is your first time voting, or you’ve voted for decades, the pandemic has changed the way many are taking to the polls. Where do I vote? Checking your polling place is very important this year. Due to COVID many locations…

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Voting Registration

Election Day is on November 3 and the deadline to register to vote in Missouri is October 7. Use the power of your vote to have your voice heard! We encourage everyone to check your voter registration to ensure you are registered. What is Your Plan? Now is the time to make your voting plan….

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General Election Voting Options for 2020

The 2020 General Election is on Tuesday, November 3. Requests for a mail-in or absentee ballots are now available on the Missouri Voting and Elections page. Due to COVID-19 there are now several options for Missouri voters. The St. Louis Arc has addressed some common questions about the 2020 voting process. Frequently Asked Questions What…

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National Disability Voter Registration Week

In the last presidential election, 35.4 million people with disabilities were eligible voters, according to Rutgers University. The St. Louis Arc wants to ensure that participants and their families have the information needed to vote in the 2020 elections. Each year the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) coordinates the REV UP Campaign –…

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I Vote Because

This October the St. Louis Arc is joining other organizations in sharing the importance of voting in the November mid-term elections. Organizations around the nation are asking people to complete the statement “I vote because…”. Ann Mangelsdorf, assistant director of Family Support and Advocacy shares “it’s fun and inspiring to see what motivates people to…

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Your Vote Counts

Tuesday, August 7 is election day! Are you registered to vote? At the St. Louis Arc we know advocacy comes in many forms. One of the easiest ways to advocate for yourself or a loved one with a disability is to exercise your right to vote. The first step as an Arc Advocate is to ensure…

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Candidates Respond to Questionnaire on Disability Issues 

CANDIDATES RUNNING FOR STATEWIDE OFFICE While the general focus of the November 8, 2016 elections has been on the presidency, it is important to remember the state and local races that will make a difference in our daily lives.  This fall, the St. Louis Arc partnered with 13 other Missouri organizations to ask candidates about…

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Preparing for the Upcoming Elections

Now, more than ever, it is important to register to vote. In addition to voting for the next President of the United States, we are also electing senators, representatives, and other important officials. The men and women who win during this election will be the ones to take action towards a more inclusive community. We…