Voter Intimidation at the Polls
October 6, 2020
WHAT ARE EXAMPLES OF VOTER INTIMIDATION?
🤜🏽 Violent behavior inside or outside the polling site
🗣 Verbal threats of violence
❌ Spreading false information about voter fraud, voting requirements, etc.
🚗 Aggressively approaching voters’ vehicles or writing down voters’ license plate numbers
✋🏽 Disrupting voting lines or blocking the entrance to the polling place
⁉ Harassing voters, aggressively questioning them about their qualifications to vote
HOW DO I REPORT VOTER INTIMIDATION?
👮🏾 If you feel that you are in danger, CALL 911.
🧑🏾 Notify your local election official at your polling location.
📲 Document what you saw by using the Guard My Vote app. Remember to include photos, videos and comments to be specific.
📞 Call the Election Protection line (866-OUR-VOTE). The Guard My Vote app will provide a link to click and call right after your documentation is finished - no need to even leave the app. Assistance is also available in Spanish at 888-VE-Y-VOTA (888- 839-8682), in Arabic at 844-YALLA-US (844-915-5187), and Asian languages at 888-API-VOTE (1-888-174-8683). A video American Sign Language line is available at 301-818-VOTE (301-818-8683).*
IS THERE MORE SPECIFIC INFORMATION ABOUT MY STATE?
YES! Please check your state's laws and regulations for details on:
Article Source: Georgetown Law, ICAP