“Every Vote Matters:” Experiences of People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities in the 2016 United States General Election

Carli Friedman


This study explored the experiences of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities voting in the 2016 United States general election. Although the majority of participants voted, they still faced a number of barriers which point to larger problems with the United States election process, and discrimination against people with disabilities.


2016 general election; people with intellectual and developmental disabilities; civic engagement


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