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How do recent changes in voting laws impact you?

Earlier this year, the Arkansas legislature passed a number of changes to voting laws. These changes affect early voting, absentee ballots, and the ability of people with disabilities to get help in casting their vote at the polls. How will these changes impact you?...

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    Disability Rights Arkansas (DRA) is the independent, private, nonprofit organization designated by the Governor of Arkansas to implement the federally funded and authorized Protection and Advocacy systems throughout the state. DRA services include information and referral, short-term assistance, technical assistance, legal representation, systemic advocacy, monitoring, and training. DRA services are provided free-of-charge. DRA is independent from state and local government.

    Through the leadership of its Governing Board and Advisory Councils, DRA staff provides services to children and adults with disabilities throughout Arkansas. We strive to serve our clients’ expressed wishes.