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Vote Protector Training: The Southeast | 9.17.2020

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Learn how to be a Vote Protector!

The COVID-19 pandemic, new changes to election law, and poll worker shortages pose unique challenges to voters in 2020. So we’re working to ensure that every eligible voter in our state can successfully cast their ballot. Vote Protectors (otherwise known as poll monitors) serve as our “eyes and ears on the ground” at voting sites across North Carolina. They help voters who encounter problems at the polls and ensure that every polling place is running as it should — sounding the alarm when something isn’t right. This training will show you how to be a help and support system to voters while also staying safe!

WHAT: Vote Protector Training
WHEN: Thursday, September 17, 2020 6:00 PM –  8:00 PM ET
WHERE: This meeting will be held virtually. When you RSVP below, you’ll receive the information needed to join the meeting by computer or by phone.

Vote Protectors are responsible for visiting one or more voting sites in their community on at least one of the following days: Thursday, October 15; Saturday, October 31, and/or Tuesday, November 3 (Election Day). Vote Protectors will evaluate their polling place and report issues to the 888-OUR-VOTE hotline. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Vote Protectors are not required to interact with voters (however, this will be optional).

What does it mean to be a Vote Protector? Learn more here.

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