Augusta, Ga. (WJBF) – Election day is Tuesday and the record turnout expected for the election means you might be wondering what will happen if you’re still waiting in line for polling stations to close. Can you still vote or will you be rejected?
The good news is that there are laws that allow you to vote even after the polls have closed, as long as you are in line and have waited since the polls closed.
This is one of your fundamental rights acc American Civil Rights Unionwho also advises:
- If you make a mistake on your ballot, request a new one.
- If the machines at your polling station are down, ask for a paper vote.
Voter intimidation is a crime in all states. They are protected by federal voter intimidation laws vote privately, without intimidation or pressure.
If you encounter problems at your polling station, you should report them.
Report any issues during voting and at your polling station to the Election Protection Hotline at 1-866-OUR-VOTE (1-866-687-8683) or by calling the U.S. Department of Justice Voting Rights Hotline at 1-800-253-3931.
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