Friends, in America, we cherish the right to vote without interference.
In fact, it’s a federal crime to intimidate, threaten or coerce voters.
It’s against the law to harass voters; to follow them to, from or within polling places; to disrupt voting lines; to confront voters while wearing military-style uniforms; and to threaten violence with firearms or weapons.
It’s against the law to aggressively question voters about their citizenship or other qualifications to vote; to spread false information about voting requirements; and to falsely represent oneself as an election official.
So, what if you see or experience voter intimidation?
Document the who, what, where and when of the incident.
Notify the election official at your polling place.
And report it by calling the Election Protection Hotline at 866-OUR-VOTE.
Know your rights. Protect your rights.
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