2021 Annual Disability Statistics Compendium
Section 16: Voting and Registration
This section presents statistics on voting and registration during the 2020 US presidential election and is co-sponsored by the Rutgers University, Program on Disability Research. These statistics are adapted from the “Fact Sheet: Disability and Voter Turnout in the 2020 Elections,” by Lisa Schur and Douglas Kruse. Go to https://smlr.rutgers.edu/faculty-research-engagement/program-disability-research for more detailed statistics.
These statistics concern the number and percentage of individuals with disabilities who voted, did not vote or were registered to vote. Specifically, the statistics address number and percentage of individuals who voted or did not vote by disability status, demographic characteristics, region, state and employment status. The statistics also present number and percentage of individuals who voted using different voting methods such as at a polling place or by mail. Finally, this section presents statistics about individuals who were registered to vote but did not vote by reason for not voting and disability status.
The underlying data source for this section is the Voting and Registration Supplement of the November 2020 Current Population Survey (CPS).