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Please remind your readers to call 866-OUR-VOTE (866-687-8683) if they have any problems at their polling sites tomorrow.  The Spanish-speaking hotline is 888-VE-Y-VOTA (888-839-8682).




As people head to the polls on the biggest primary day in American history, the Brennan Center will be part of a nationwide election protection team to help resolve any voting issues and questions that come up on February 5th.  PLEASE REMIND YOUR LISTENERS/VIEWERS TO CALL 1-866-OUR-VOTE if they have any problems at their polling sites.  Deborah Goldberg, Wendy Weiser, Justin Levitt, Renee Paradis, Myrna Perez and others will be answering questions about what ID do voters need, what happens if you're removed from a voter registration list, what should voters do if there's a glitch in the electronic voting machine and much more.


Why are some voters in New Jersey being given two opportunities to vote on February 5?  Justin Levitt explains how this "do-over" vote came about.


Larry Norden takes a look at last year's agreement between Senators McCain and Obama to accept public financing if they win their party's nominations.  Will it hold up?


To decide the future of state voter ID laws, Wendy Weiser believes the Supreme Court will have to determine when it is and when it is not OK for a state to place direct obstacles between eligible voters and the ballot box.


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Joan Brunwasser is a co-founder of Citizens for Election Reform (CER) which since 2005 existed for the sole purpose of raising the public awareness of the critical need for election reform. Our goal: to restore fair, accurate, transparent, secure elections where votes are cast in private and counted in public. Because the problems with electronic (computerized) voting systems include a lack of (more...)

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