Underwood reminds New Yorkers of election day hotline

For more information about party registration and eligibility to vote in today’s primaries, call the Madison County Board of Elections at 1.315.366.2231. In Oneida County, call (315) 798-5765.

Underwood reminds New Yorkers of election day hotline to protect voter access during today’s state primary election

Voters experiencing problems may call 1.800.771.7755 or email civil.rights@ag.ny.gov from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Attorney General’s Hotline troubleshoots range of election day issues

Attorney General Barbara D. Underwood reminds New Yorkers of her office’s Election Day Hotline, which is available to help troubleshoot and resolve a range of issues encountered by voters at the polls during today’s statewide primary election. Underwood urges voters experiencing problems or issues at the polls to call the office’s hotline at 1.800.771.7755 or email civil.rights@ag.ny.gov any time between 6 a.m. and 9 p.m. The hotline will be staffed by attorneys and staff in the Attorney General’s Civil Rights Bureau.

“Voting is a fundamental right, and all eligible voters should be able to freely exercise that right,” Underwood said. “Any New Yorkers who encounter barriers to voting or other problems at their poll sites should immediately contact my office.”

Voters registered in New York City can click here to find their poll site. Voters registered outside New York City can click here to find their poll site.

For more information about party registration and eligibility to vote in today’s primaries, call the Madison County Board of Elections at 1.315.366.2231.

The Attorney General’s Office has operated the voter access hotline since November 2012. During previous elections, the office fielded hundreds – and sometimes thousands – of complaints from voters across the state and worked with local election officials and others to address issues. Last year, the Attorney General’s office sued and secured a consent decree with the New York City Board of Elections regarding voter registration purges.

The Election Day hotline is part of the office’s ongoing effort to reduce barriers to voting.

Underwood reminds all registered voters that they have the right to accessible elections. In addition, all registered voters have the right to vote free from coercion or intimidation, whether by election officials or any other person.

The office will receive and respond to election-related complaints relating to any of the statutes that the office enforces. The Attorney General’s Election Day Hotline is being coordinated by Assistant Attorneys General Ajay Saini and Conor Duffy of the Civil Rights Bureau, which is led by Bureau Chief Lourdes Rosado. The Social Justice Division is led by Executive Deputy Attorney General Matthew Colangelo.

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