|Election Protection Hotline to field questions, concerns on Election Day|
|Monday, May 07, 2012|
Law students and faculty at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, along with community volunteers, will staff the North Carolina Election Protection hotline, a toll-free, nonpartisan resource to answer voter questions during the primary election on Tuesday, May 8.
Recent electoral redistricting and revised district boundaries have resulted in a very high number of split precincts in North Carolina, which may lead to specific concerns for the May 8 election.
“This program is committed to ensuring that every qualified voter gets a meaningful opportunity to exercise their basic civil right to cast a ballot on Election Day,” says Elizabeth Haddix, senior attorney at the center
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