GregR (gregrichey) wrote in kucinich,
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What to do if you have trouble voting...

Today's Elections won't be decided by the remaining 3% undecided vote, it will be decided by which side's people is more dedicated and turn out to vote in greater numbers. Voter turnout is expected to be the highest since 1968. Please bring everyone you can with you to the polls. And even if you need to wait in line, your effort could make the difference!!

Here is some information to help. Try to vote early, in case you encounter any problems. If you are in line before the polls close, you still have the right to vote. I received a call Monday giving me the WRONG VOTING LOCATION! Don't be fooled be anyone trying to disenfranchize your vote.

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Where to vote - call your county Board of Elections clerk or look it up at: www.mypollingplace.com

If you don't know where to go on election day, the best thing to do is to call your state's election official. Click here to find the number: http://www.nass.org/electioninfo/state_contacts.htm

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The Democratic Party: Call 1-866-228-1452 in Ohio. In each swing state, the Democratic Party has set up a special hotline you can call if you're concerned that your vote won't count. Just call 1-866-228-1452. This should be your first call if you run into a problem.

MoveOn PAC: Go to http://www.moveonpac.org/. On election day, they will host a form where you can post your problem and get help.

Common Cause: Call 1-866-MYVOTE1. Common Cause has set up a hotline that you can call to report any problems you have voting. They'll document where problems are occuring, watch for wide-spread voter suppression, and provide real-time legal help to the hot spots.

1-866-OUR-VOTE. This hotline has been set up by a coalition of nonpartisan groups to deal with the most serious problems on election day. They have hundreds of lawyers standing by to immediately respond to the most egregious problems. 1-866-OUR-VOTE is the "911" of voter suppression hotlines. Please don't call unless your problem is serious enough that you have to talk to a lawyer immediately.

Other reporting websites:

http://voteprotect.org
http://verifiedvoting.org
http://voteproblem.org


If you have any questions, you can find your Secretary of State's office online at: http://www.sos.state.oh.us/sos

Or go to: http://www.electionprotection2004.com/resources.htm

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Compiled in part with help from emails from OhioPIRG & MoveOn.org
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