|Twitter Town Hall Candidate Chat with Pete Buttigieg, Fri, Jan 17, 2020, 1-2 PM EST, 2020 Buttigieg logo, #CripTheVote
Please note: Our advocacy is nonpartisan and any chats with candidates are not official endorsements.
For more about Pete Buttigieg’s plan, Dignity, Access, and Belonging: A New Era of Inclusion for People with Disabilities https://peteforamerica.com/policies/access/
How to Participate
Follow @GreggBeratan @AndrewPulrang @DisVisibility and @PeteButtigieg. When it’s time for the chat, search #CripTheVote on Twitter for the series of live tweets under the ‘Latest’ tab for the full conversation.
If you don’t use Twitter, you can follow along in real time here: http://twubs.com/CripTheVote
If you might be overwhelmed by the amount of tweets and only want to see the chat’s questions so you can respond to them, check @DisVisibility’s account. The questions will be Tweeted 6-7 minutes apart.
Another way to participate in the chat is to use this app that allows you to pause the chat if the Tweets are coming at you too fast: http://www.tchat.io/
Here is a link for people who are new to Twitter on starting an account and how to use it: https://help.twitter.com/en/new-user-faq
Here’s an article about how to participate in a Twitter chat: https://www.socialmediatoday.com/news/how-to-participate-in-a-twitter-chat/546805/
Check out this captioned ASL explanation of how to participate in a chat by @behearddc https://www.facebook.com/HEARDDC/videos/1181213075257528/
Introductory Tweets and Chat Questions
Welcome to the #CripTheVote candidate chat with @PeteButtigieg! Remember to use the #CripTheVote hashtag when you tweet. For more about Pete Buttigieg’s plan, Dignity, Access, and Belonging: A New Era of Inclusion for People with Disabilities https://peteforamerica.com/policies/access/
We will ask 6 questions to @PeteButtigieg. Everyone is welcome to ask questions throughout the chat but there will be time set aside for engagement with community members in the last 20 minutes. #CripTheVote
Q1 @PeteButtigieg: Tell us about your engagement with the disability community so far and examples of your campaign’s access and inclusion. #CripTheVote
Q2 @PeteButtigieg: What are some of the main things you learned from the disability community and how did it influence your overall vision of what you want to do if elected? #CripTheVote
Q3 @PeteButtigieg: Please share your policies and proposals that are focused on people with disabilities and how you developed them. #CripTheVote
Q4 @PeteButtigieg: How are disabled people involved in your campaign whether it’s staff, volunteers, advisors, or consultants? How will this continue in your administration if elected? #CripTheVote
Q5 @PeteButtigieg: Is there anything else you’d like to share with us about disability issues? #CripTheVote
Q6 @PeteButtigieg: Do you have any questions you’d like to ask the disability community? #CripTheVote
At this time we’d like to open up the conversation to everyone with @PeteButtigieg. Feel free to ask questions or share your thoughts. Don’t forget to use the #CripTheVote tag!
This concludes our #CripTheVote candidate chat with @PeteButtigieg. Many thanks to Pete Buttigieg, his team, and everyone for joining us today! Please keep the conversation going! A recap of this chat will be up shortly. For more: http://cripthevote.blogspot.com/
FYI: We invite all Presidential candidates to join us in #CripTheVote chats similar to this one where they can answer the same questions and interact with disabled votersJust send us an email: firstname.lastname@example.org