Disability and Voter Turnout

Studies:

photo of a person in a wheelchair voting"Fact sheet: Disability and Voter Turnout in the 2018 Elections," by Lisa Schur and Douglas Kruse, July 2019.

Lisa Schur, Mason Ameri, and Meera Adya. “Disability, Voter Turnout, and Polling Place Accessibility,” Social Science Quarterly Vol. 98, No. 5, November 2017, pp. 1374-1390.

"Fact sheet: Disability and Voter Turnout in the 2016 Elections," by Lisa Schur and Douglas Kruse, July 2017.

"Projecting the Number of Eligible Voters with Disabilities in the November 2016 Elections," by Lisa Schur and Douglas Kruse, August 2016.

Lisa Schur, Meera Adya, and Mason Ameri. "Accessible Democracy: Reducing Voting Obstacles for People with Disabilities." Election Law Journal Vol. 14, No. 1, 2015, pp. 60-65.

Lisa Schur, “Reducing Obstacles to Voting for People with Disabilities: White Paper prepared for Presidential Commission on Election Administration,” June 22, 2013

"Disability, Voter Turnout, and Voting Difficulties in the 2012 Elections," report to the U.S. Election Assistance Commission and Research Alliance for Accessible Voting, by Lisa Schur, Meera Adya, and Douglas Kruse, June 2013.

 “Fact sheet: Disability and Voter Turnout in the 2010 Elections,” by Lisa Schur and Douglas Kruse, June 2011.

 Fact sheet: Disability and Voter Turnout in the 2008 Elections,” by Lisa Schur and Douglas Kruse, July 2009.

Lisa Schur and Meera Adya, “Sidelined or Mainstreamed? Political Participation and Attitudes of People with Disabilities in the United States," Social Science Quarterly, Vol. 94, No. 3, 2013, pp. 811-839.

“Testimony before Election Assistance Commission,” October 8, 2009. By Lisa Schur. Webcast at http://www.yorkmedia.com/eac/webcasts2009.htm.

Voting,” in Gary Albrecht, ed., Encyclopedia of Disability (Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, 2005).  By Lisa Schur, Todd Shields, and Kay Schriner.

Enabling Democracy: Disability and Voter Turnout,” Political Research Quarterly, Vol. 55, No. 1, March 2002, pp. 167-190.  By Lisa Schur, Todd Shields, Douglas Kruse, and Kay Schriner.

What Determines Voter Turnout?  Lessons from Citizens with Disabilities,” Social Science Quarterly, Vol. 81, No. 2, June 2000, pp. 571-587. By Lisa Schur and Douglas Kruse.