On the Ground Voters Advocates in Key States to Report Out on Election Day Events
Update on Voter ID, Registration Disputes, Election Operations — 1 p.m. EST Tuesday
Dial-in at (877) 317-2314, password Election Day
Common Cause voter advocates in key states will report out on problems and issues arising at the polls in their states on Tuesday at 1 pm ET. Please join us for an update from on-location team leaders in Colorado, Florida, Michigan, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia and Wisconsin. Common Cause, in coordination with the Election Protection Coalition, has deployed hundreds of volunteers trained to assist voters at the polls. Problems likely to arise include confusion over ID requirements, challenges over voting eligibility, long lines and others.
The outcome of the most expensive and potentially the most closely-contested presidential election ever could come down to a relatively few number of ballots, particularly in swing states. The impact of voter suppression attempts, long lines, broken machines and confusion over ID requirements could have a disproportionate outcome on results.
In addition to this 1 pm briefing, Common Cause can connect journalists to on-the-ground observers for interviews throughout the day.
WHEN: 1 pm EST
WHAT: Call for voter advocates to report out on Election Day problems, issues
WHO: Common Cause voting advocates in Colorado, Florida, Michigan, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia and Wisconsin.
HOW: Dial (877) 317-2314, password Election Day