Problems at the Polls? Voters in Alaska & Wyoming can call Election Protection Hotline (866-OUR-VOTE) Today


AUGUST 21, 2018

Toll-Free Hotline (866-OUR-VOTE) is Live on Primary Day for Voter Assistance


WASHINGTON, D.C. – Election Protection, the nation’s largest nonpartisan voter protection coalition led by the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, will provide live phone assistance to voters in Alaska and Wyoming today during their August 21 Primary.

Legal volunteers will staff the non-partisan Election Protection hotlines live 7am until 7pm MST to answer questions and assist voters encountering problems voting. For Alaska voters calling after 7pm MST, volunteers will respond to voters’ messages left on the hotline.

“The Election Protection 866-OUR-VOTE hotline is a resource for all eligible voters who face problems registering or voting, seek to report complaints or ballot shortages, or otherwise need information 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.”

The Election Protection hotlines are:

Election Protection works year-round, to help all American voters through field monitors, voter education and an expansive network of national partners and state advocates to respond to voters’ questions and concerns. The 866-OUR-VOTE hotline will be live starting on National Voter Registration Day until the November midterm election.