2016 Election

The results of the 2016 election will have a great impact on people with disabilities and all Americans. Stay up-to-date on the Presidential Election as well as races down the ballot.

2016 Presidential Questionnaire

The American Association of People with Disabilities, the National Council on Independent Living, and the REV UP Campaign are pleased to release the 2016 Presidential Candidate Questionnaire. These questions have been sent to all of the current presidential candidates. Their responses will be shared publicly once received.

Responses to date:

 

2016 Presidential Candidates

List includes Presidential Candidates on 20+ state ballots.

News Sources

 

The Presidential Candidates on Disability

The following is a list of sites where current Presidential candidates have expressed their stance on disability. As a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, nonpartisan organization, AAPD does not endorse any candidates. The exclusion of any candidates below is the result of a lack of information about their disability policies. If you have more information to contribute here please email communications@aapd.com.

Darrel Castle (Constitution Party)

Hillary Clinton (Democrat)

Gary Johnson (Libertarian)

Jill Stein (Green Party)

Donald Trump (Republican)

 

Presidential Debates

The Commission on Presidential Debates (CPD) was established in 1987 to ensure that debates, as a permanent part of every general election, provide the best possible information to viewers and listeners. More information on the format of each debate can be found here.

  • First Presidential Debate – September 26, 2016
  • Vice Presidential Debate – October 4, 2016
  • Second Presidential Debate – October 9, 2016
  • Third Presidential Debate – October 19, 2016

 

Open and Competitive Senate/House Races

The following is a list open and competitive races for US Senate and Govenor. As a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, nonpartisan organization, AAPD does not endorse any candidates. If you have more information to contribute here please email communications@aapd.com.

 

US Senate Races

State

Incumbent

Status 

California

Barbara Boxer (D)

Open

Colorado 

Michael Bennet (D) 

Competitive 

Florida 

Marco Rubio (R)

Open 

Illinois 

Mark Steven Kirk (R)

Competitive 

Indiana 

Dan Coats (R)

Open 

Louisana 

David Vitter (R)

Open 

Maryland 

Barbara Mikulski (D)

Open 

Nevada 

Harry Reid (D)

Open 

New Hampshire 

Kelly Ayotte (R)

Competitive 

North Carolina 

Richard Burr (R)

Competitive 

Ohio 

Rob Portman (R)

Competitive 

Pennsylvania 

Pat Toomey (R)

Competitive 

Wisconsin 

Ron Johnson (R)

Competitive 

Governor Races

State

Incumbent 

Status 

Delaware

Jack Markell (D)

Open

Missouri 

Jay Nixon (D) 

Open 

New Hampshire 

Maggie Hassan (D)

Open 

North Carolina 

Pat McCrory (R) 

Competitive 

North Dakota 

Jack Dalrymple (R)

Open 

Vermont 

Peter Shumlin (D)

Open 

West Virginia 

Earl Tomblin (D)

Open 

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