Who can challenge voters at the polls? What counts as
#voterintimidation? Are private #militias allowed outside the polls? Mary McCord of Georgetown Law's Institute for Constitutional Advocacy and Protection (@GeorgetownICAP) explains the law.
If you experience voter intimidation during #Election2020, report it to your election officials, call 9-1-1 if in danger, and call the nonpartisan Election Protection coalition hotline for legal assistance: 1-866-OUR-VOTE.
.@GeorgetownICAP provides a fact sheet on #voterintimidation laws, detailing what kinds of conduct could constitute it, and what to do if you experience it: bit.ly/voterintimidat…
.@GeorgetownICAP also created fact sheets for all 50 states on illegal militias and what to do if voters encounter them. Find your state’s fact sheet here: bit.ly/50factsheets

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