November 5, 2012
CONTACT:Jay Heck – 608/256-2686
TOLL FREE PHONE NUMBER TO ANSWER ALL YOUR VOTING QUESTIONS AND CONCERNS AND TO OFFER VOTER PROTECTION 1-866-OUR-VOTETuesday is Election Day. It's the one day we are all equal. We can stand up and have our say. If you haven't voted already, here are a few important tips:
- Call 1-866-OUR-VOTE, the Election Protection Hotline, to verify your registration status, locate your precinct, learn what ID you may need at the polls, and get answers to other election-related questions. The toll-free line is staffed Monday from 7:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. CST, and 5 a.m. CST until the polls close nationwide on Election Day. You can also email the hotline at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Have a smartphone? Text OURVOTE to 90975 to download the free Election Protection Smartphone app. It can help you find your polling place, verify your registration status, and access other voter education materials.
- If you encounter long lines or your right to vote is questioned at the polls, or if you see other voters having difficulty, please call 1-866-OUR-VOTE immediately. We have folks ready and willing to help.
- Share this message with your family and friends. We want everyone to know and to exercise their rights.
Jay Heck, Executive Director
Common Cause in Wisconsin
152 W. Johnson St., Suite 212
Madison, WI 53703