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Election-Day Hotlines, Contacts and Other Resources
2012 Election-Day Hotlines, Contacts and other Resources
Lawyers’ Committee on Civil Rights under Law Election Protection Hotline
- The Election Protection National hotline is up and running.
- Call 1.866.OUR.VOTE with disability/access issues.
- See www.866OurVote.org, Election Protection’s nationwide clearinghouse on election rules, regulations and practices for voters, including a 50 state map with important voting information for all states.
Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law re: voters with mental Illness
- Jennifer Mathis at (202) 467-5730 ext. 122- Jenniferm@bazelon.org
National Federation of the Blind
- Hotline: 1.877.632.1940
- Lou Ann Blake, Blake, LBlake@nfb.org
Election Protection Cost of Freedom Voter ID App
Voters can text “Voter ID” or their state abbreviation to find out whether they need to show government-issued photo ID in order to vote. Voters in strict photo ID states can text “Voter ID” to:
- Georgia: 404-418-6500
- Indiana: 317-474-6605
- Kansas: 785-246-5777
- Pennsylvania: 215-352-5405
- Tennessee: 615-338-7353
- Wisconsin: 608-729-7020
Voters in non-photo ID states can text their state abbreviation to 202-609-7909. Callers in, for example, Ohio will receive this message: No photo ID required. To check your voter registration and polling place location, visit http://bit.ly/OHVoter or call 1-866-OUR-VOTE.
U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division, Voting Section
For complaints related to ballot access call: 1-800-253-3931, or 202-307-2767); TTY: 1-877-267-8971; Fax: 202-307-3961. Email to firstname.lastname@example.org and, Complaint forms may be submitted through a link on the department’s website, at www.justice.gov/crt/about/vot/.