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Know your voting rights

The Committee of Seventy, Ceiba and Congreso published a “Know your voting rights” guide in both English and Spanish, that includes important information to…

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Tuesday is primary election day and before you hit the polls is important to remember your rights as a voter.

The Committee of Seventy, Ceiba and Congreso published a “Know your voting rights” guide in both English and Spanish, that includes important information to keep in mind.

- Polls are open 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday across Pennsylvania

- ID is not required to vote, unless you are voting for the first time at your polling place. Various forms of photo and non-photo ID are acceptable.

- All Philadelphia polling places must have election materials available in Spanish.

- Interpreters may be available in certain divisions.

- Telephone assistance in more than 100 languages is available for every polling place. Poll workers should have blue-colored instructions for contacting this service.

- You may receive help from a person of your choosing (e.g. relative, friend, another voter) but not your employer, union official, or the Judge of Elections (except if the Judge is the only person available to assist).

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Voters with a disability:

-All voting machines are wheelchair accessible and have an audio device for the visually impaired.

-You may bring someone to the polling place to assist you (except your employer, union official, or a Judge of Elections.

For more information on voting procedures and the May 19 election, visit Seventy.org or Philadelphia Votes.

For question you can call 1‒855‒SEVENTY (1‒855‒738‒3689)

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