the advocacy monitor

Independent Living News & Policy from the National Council on Independent Living

Hillary Clinton Responds to REV UP Presidential Questionnaire

We are pleased to share with you Secretary Clinton’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 Secretary Clinton’s 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, Secretary Clinton is the only candidate to respond.

We need your help getting all of the campaigns to respond and complete the questionnaire – take action to help us make this happen!

  • Tweet Secretary Clinton to thank her for completing the survey: @HillaryClinton thank you for completing the #REVUP Presidential Candidate Questionnaire on #disability issues! https://goo.gl/C8jbUi
  • Sign-on to a letter encouraging all of the candidates to complete the questionnaire
  • Tweet the other candidates to encourage them to complete the questionnaire.

Sample Tweets:

  • @DarrellCastle – @HillaryClinton completed the #REVUP Questionnaire for 35 mil voters w/ disabilities. Will you? https://goo.gl/C8jbUi
  • @GovGaryJohnson – @HillaryClinton completed the #REVUP Questionnaire for 35 mil voters w/ disabilities. Will you? https://goo.gl/C8jbUi
  • @DrJillStein – @HillaryClinton completed the #REVUP Questionnaire for 35 mil voters w/ disabilities. Will you? https://goo.gl/C8jbUi
  • @realDonaldTrump – @HillaryClinton completed the #REVUP Questionnaire for 35 mil voters w/ disabilities. Will you? https://goo.gl/C8jbUi

Are you ready to REV UP the Disability Vote?

NCIL logo - National Council on Independent LivingThe 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!

REV UP GOTV National Organizing Call

  • October 4, 2016; 4:00 p.m. Eastern

As a reminder, the REV UP Campaign will host a GOTV National Organizing Call to help coordinate the disability community’s Get-Out-The-Vote efforts. Register for this webinar online.

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

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

Speak Your Mind

*