Voter Bill of Rights
Biden War Room
Know Your Rights
You have rights as a voter!
You have a right to privately cast your ballot without interference.
The media cannot interfere in your vote.
Individuals cannot intimidate or interfere with your vote.
Resources to contact if you are threatened, face an attempted bribery, or deal with any other form of voter interference:
You have a right to stay in line.
If you are in line by the time your poll is scheduled to close, no one can force you out of line.
Any attempt to remove someone who was in line by closing time is illegal.
You have a right to receive in-person assistance.
You can request in-person language assistance. You can also request language assistance even when the location doesn’t have a physical person with your language.
Anyone with a disability can request assistance.
You have a right to an accessible polling place.
Polling places must be accessible for the elderly and those with a disability.
Polling places must have ADA-approved voting devices.
Polling places that lack proper accessibility must have alternative means of voting.
You have a right to a paper ballot.
You are able to request a paper ballot, especially when electronic voting devices break.
You have a right to a replacement ballot.
You are able to request a replacement ballot whenever, such as when you need to make a correction.
Note, some states have a limit on how many replacement ballots you can request. Please check with your state laws as appropriate.
In most instances, you have a right to cast a regular ballot—not a provisional ballot.
You are entitled to ask election workers why you may not be eligible to vote at your polling place. No one can force you to vote with a provisional ballot without adhering to proper election law.
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