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Donald Trump Responds to REV UP Presidential Questionnaire

We are pleased to share with you Mr. Trump’s response to the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD), the National Council on Independent Living (NCIL), and the REV UP Campaign 2016 Presidential Candidate Questionnaire. We greatly appreciate Mr. Trump submitting his response.

Toolkit Logo - Register! Educate! Vote! Use your Power! RevUp! Make the Disability Vote CountThe questionnaire was sent to all of the current presidential candidates on 20+ state ballots. To date, Mr. Trump is the second candidate to respond to the questionnaire, following Secretary Clinton.

With only 21 days until Election Day and early voting already taking place in many states, we need your help getting out the word about these questionnaire responses to educate the disability community, and the rest of the country, on how Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump would address issues that are important to people with disabilities.

People with disabilities and their families account for 62.4 million voters this election, approximately one fourth of the electorate. Please take a few minutes to reach out to your friends, family, and colleagues to share the REV UP Presidential Questionnaire responses from Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. 

Are you ready to REV UP the Disability Vote?

The REV UP Campaign aims to increase the political power of the disability community while also engaging candidates and the media on disability issues. REV UP stands for Register! Educate! Vote! Use your Power!

Visit AAPD’s website to get registered to vote, find disability voting events in your area, and learn more about your rights as a voter with a disability.

Visit NCIL’s website for NCIL’s GOTV Manual and much more!

“Vote as if your life depends on it—because it does!”

– Justin Dart, Jr., father of the ADA, Texan, Patriot

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