MDLC Voter Hotline

Legal Aid News | Posted on February 10, 2013
Election Day is Tuesday, November 6!

 Minnesota Disability Law Center (MDLC) Hotline

MDLC will staff a hotline out of our office on Election Day while the polls are open to answer questions about people’s right to vote and to assist people with disabilities who are having problems voting. 

 The Voter Hotline numbers are

612-334-5970, or 1-800-292-4150, or TDD/TTY: 612-332-4668

email is mndlc@mylegalaid.org

Hotline hours: 

On Election Day: While the polls are open

Until Election Day: Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

 Rides to the Polls for People with Disabilities in Twin Cities Metro

 Free, accessible rides to the polls are available in the Twin Cities Metro Area, courtesy of the Rides to the Polls Coalition, a nonpartisan project led by multiple nonprofits in Minnesota, including MDLC. Trained volunteer drivers will pick individuals up and take them to the polls, then back home. Rides are available from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. across the metro.  Fully accessible vans are ready to meet the needs of all people, including those who use wheelchairs, scooters or walkers.

 Space is limited, so people should call or email now to reserve a ride.

 To schedule a ride call: 1-855-50-RIDES (1-855-507-4337) or

Email: publicaffairs@couragecenter.org

If you are interested in volunteering for the rides to the polls project go to http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/R2P2012 to sign up online, or call 763-520-0725 or email publicaffairs@couragecenter.org

Rides to the Polls for People with Disabilities in St. Cloud and Central Minnesota: Call Independent Lifestyles, A Center for Independent Living, Sauk Rapids at 320-529-9000.

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