#CripTheVote is a popular hashtag used across multiple social media platforms. The hashtag is primarily used by members of the disability community. The hashtag gained prominence during the 2016 presidential election and is being used to encourage members of the disability community to participate in the 2020 presidential election. The blog post below features an explanation of how the hashtag was chosen, along with a history of the words “crip” and “cripple.”
Disability Rights Iowa will be using the hashtag on our social media accounts during the 2020 election cycle.