FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
AUGUST 6, 2018Toll-Free Hotline (866-OUR-VOTE) Available Now for Live AssistanceWASHINGTON, D.C. – Election Protection, the nation’s largest nonpartisan voter protection coalition led by the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, in conjunction with our partner the ACLU of Kansas, will provide live phone assistance to voters in Kansas during the August 7 Primary.Lawyers will staff the state-wide, nonpartisan hotline live from 7am until 8pm EDT. Election Protection volunteers can answer questions and assist voters encountering problems voting.The Election Protection hotlines are:
- 866-OUR-VOTE (English) – administered by the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law
- 888-Ve-Y-Vota (Spanish/English) – administered by the NALEO Educational Fund
- 888-API-VOTE (multiple Asian languages/English) – administered by APIAVote & Asian Americans Advancing Justice-AAJC
- 844-Yalla-US (Arabic/English) – administered by the Arab American Institute.
“The Election Protection 866-OUR-VOTE hotline is a resource for all registered voters who face problems registering or voting, seek to report complaints, or otherwise seek information needed to meaningfully participate in elections in their community,” said Kristen Clarke, president and executive director of the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law. “Election Protection stands ready to help ensure that everyone has the opportunity to exercise the fundamental right to vote,”Election Protection works year-round, utilizing field monitors and voter education and an expansive network of national partners and state advocates to respond to voters’ questions and concerns.