You may have seen stories today about incidents at polling places in Maryland, which, along with several other states and the District of Columbia, is conducting its primary elections. The Lawyers' Committee has been staffing the 1-866-OUR-VOTE hotline from the wee hours of the morning, helping voters throughout the country, answering their questions, addressing their needs, and now, prevailing in an Election Day lawsuit.
The challenges that we witnessed today are indications of what is in store for this November and beyond. The National Campaign for Fair Elections is helping countless voters through programs like the hotline, Election Protection, day-to-day election reform advocacy, and when the need arises litigation efforts assisted by a pro bono network of the best lawyers in the country.
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From: Kim Alton
Sent: Tuesday, September 12, 2006 6:24 PM
To: Everyone at Lawyers' Committee
Subject: MD Judge Rules in Favor of Lawyers' Committee Election Day Lawsuit
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: CONTACT: Kim Alton
September 12, 2006 (202) 662-8600 (w) or
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