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With the November 2022 Election near, it’s imperative that everyone make a plan to vote and encourage their families, friends, and communities to also make a plan to vote. This election will determine what policies may look like in our communities for years to come. Don’t just focus on the candidates at the top of your ballot, but also pay close attention to all the candidates up and down the ticket.

We’re not just voting for members of Congress, but in many jurisdictions, people are also voting for candidates for the state legislature, city council, boards of education, and judgeships—people who will make decisions about who has access to reproductive health care, voting access, how state and local funds are distributed for schools and city services, etc.

All these races are critical to how we live our everyday lives. Your vote for these positions is important. So – MAKE A PLAN to vote! SHARE YOUR PLAN!

General Voting Rights

  • If the polls close while you’re still in line, stay in line – you have the right to vote.
  • If you make a mistake on your ballot, ask for a new one.
  • If the machines are down at your polling place, ask for a paper ballot.
  • If you run into any problems or have questions on Election Day, call the Election Protection Hotline:
  • English: 1-866-OUR-VOTE / 1-866-687-8683
  • Spanish: 1-888-VE-Y-VOTA / 1-888-839-8682
  • Arabic: 1-844-YALLA-US / 1-844-925-5287
  • For Bengali, Cantonese, Hindi, Urdu, Korean, Mandarin, Tagalog, or Vietnamese: 1-888-274-8683
  • Voters are entitled to a provisional ballot, even if they aren’t in the poll book.
  • After Election Day, election officials must investigate whether you are qualified to vote and registered. If you are qualified and registered, they will count your provisional ballot.
  • If you are turned away or denied a provisional ballot, call the Election Protection Hotline at 1-866-OUR-VOTE or 1-888-VE-Y-VOTA (en Español).
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