Our Voting Champion in April is Carmen Piquer of "Som Fundació".
Carmen regained her right to vote in 2015, following lengthy legal procedures. Now she tells others about the electoral process and encourages them to go to vote.
Lucette and Dani Blanquart are members of "Nous aussi" Dunkerque. The delegation created the "I vote" poster which explains how to vote and has already sold 700 copies to town halls and municipalities.
Every adult should be allowed to vote without discrimination. People with disabilities can only use this right if voting procedures becomes accessible. And recent developments in different EU countries are encouraging: Progress is happening.
The German Federal Constitutional Court has ruled that stripping people under full guardianship (as well as criminal offenders) from their voting rights is unconstitutional. The resolution of January 29, 2019 was published today.
People with intellectual disabilities are eager and ready to vote. Why do the European elections matter to them and what makes electoral participation possible for them? Join us for a discussion at the European Parliament.