The 866-OUR-VOTE hotline got a call this morning from a New Jersey voter with a question about his voter registration status, and Rob, one of our trained legal volunteers, answered his question within minutes, while the caller was still on the phone. You remember the long lines, deceptive flyers, and missing names on registration lists two years ago. Our non-partisan hotline helped hundreds of thousands of voters in 2004, and we are ready to help again to prevent massive disenfranchisement.
In just four days, American citizens will go to the polls to make historic decisions about the future of our nation. Like you, we are committed to ensure that elections are determined by the will of the voters. The Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights and the National Campaign for Fair Elections are poised to provide voters with the tools they need to cast a ballot, but we urgently need your help in the home stretch. Make a contribution NOW, at www.nationalcampaignforfairelections.com/contribute to help us assist voters across the country.
As the lead legal partner in Election Protection, the Lawyers’ Committee runs the nation’s only voter protection and assistance hotline staffed by live, trained volunteers like Rob: 866-OUR-VOTE. In the last three weeks, we have already helped thousands of voters. Hotline volunteers will be tracking incidents across the country and building the nation’s largest and most detailed database of election information to paint a clearer picture of the problems that face our democratic infrastructure.
We have also set up legal teams in over 40 counties in 19 states that stand ready to help voters navigate the often rough waters of election administration, guard against voter intimidation, protect voters from voting machine malfunctions, and take legal action, if necessary, to protect the rights of eligible voters to cast a meaningful ballot. We are very close to success, but your immediate financial contribution is needed to deploy this plan.
Between the 866-OUR-VOTE hotline and our legal teams on the ground, the Lawyers’ Committee has recruited and trained over 2,000 volunteers, committed to protecting your vote. We are so close, but we need your support!
Mark, your contribution will allow us to:
- Advertise the hotline in key districts across the country that are facing electoral meltdowns, voter intimidation and obstacles at the polls
- Provide resources for volunteers to immediately respond to your voting questions and problems
- Support our state-of-the-art hotline and data collection technology
- Protect voters by providing the tools for our lawyers on the ground to take action when needed
By answering questions, reporting problems, and tracking incidents, the 866-OUR-VOTE hotline and the Lawyers’ Committee’s Election Protection legal field program are vital tools in ensuring a fair and transparent voting process. Please help strengthen our democracy by making your tax-deductible gift to the National Campaign for Fair Elections today.