Co-Chair of the National Council on Independent Living (NCIL) Voting Rights Committee
Jim Dickson, the Co-Chair of the National Council on Independent Living (NCIL) voting rights committee. Jim has been part of the voting rights committee leadership team, which passed The National Voter Registration Act also known as the “NVRA” and the “Motor Voter Act” and the Help America Vote Act also known as HAVA. He has been working to grow the disability vote for 34 years.
He has over 30 years experience with election administration and nonpartisan voter registration and education issues and is the past chair of the United States Election Assistance Commission’s Board of Advisors. He was part of the disability and civil rights leadership teams which played major roles in both the drafting and passage of the National Voter Registration Act (NVRA) and the Help America Vote Act (HAVA).
Episode 34: The Disability Vote – the Sleeping Giant Wakes Up!