10 Days to Go to Make Calls, Canvass, and Get Out the Vote

October 27, 2012 at 2:27 am by: seeta Category: 2012 Election, Anti-Racism, Civil Rights, Voting Rights

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Make Calls or Canvass

You don’t have to leave your home to volunteer for President Obama this weekend. Supporters across the country are taking part in online phone banks right now. Many voters in battleground states are already hitting the polls and voting early, so why not give a few of them a call? Encourage folks to get out there and win this election for President Obama—he’s counting on you for the next 10 days. Sign up for a shift or start making calls right now.

Take 30 minutes today and make some calls.

Volunteer to Be a Poll Monitor on Election Day

Election Protection – led by the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law – is the nation’s largest non-partisan voter protection coalition. Through the 1-866-OUR-VOTE hotline and a comprehensive legal field deployment, Election Protection helps ensure eligible voters are able to participate in our democracy while collecting data for meaningful reform so that our elections are free, fair, and accessible.

Click below to view volunteer opportunities:

Know Your Rights! State Specific Voter Checklists

You have the right to vote—it’s the law. Use the voter’s checklist to find out the 8-10 things voters need to know before heading to the polls on Election Day.

State Specific Voter Checklists

Volunteer in a Swing State

Sign up to Poll Watch in Pennsylvania or another Swing State

1-866-OUR-VOTE Hotline

The Election Protection Hotline, 1-866-OUR-VOTE (1-866-687-8683), is the only live nationwide voter assistance hotline. Voters can call the Hotline to receive answers to their questions – no matter how simple or complex – and report problems to be addressed by a highly trained volunteer.

Voters can call the Hotline to:

• Verify registration status
• Find out how to register to vote
• Receive information on early and absentee voting
• Find their polling location
• Receive technical assistance on voter ID acquisition
• Report voter intimidation or deceptive election practices

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