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Marsha Johnson-Blanco

Marcia Johnson-Blanco is the Co-director of the Lawyers’ Committee’s Voting Rights Project. She manages the Project’s programmatic and advocacy...

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Stephanie Francis Ward

Stephanie Francis Ward, a legal affairs writer, joined the ABA Journal staff in 2001. Stephanie had worked as a...

Episode Notes

Want to protect democracy and ensure voters’ rights? If you are looking to ways to volunteer during the midterm elections, there are opportunities available, especially for attorneys. In this episode of the ABA Journal’s Asked & Answered, Stephanie Francis Ward speaks with Marsha Johnson-Blanco, co-director of the Voting Rights Project for the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, about how attorneys can help on Nov. 6. Lawyers are needed to answer hotline calls in a variety of cities, answering questions at polling places and filing emergency motions. The Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law is hoping to have about 4,000 volunteers for the midterm elections, which are expected to be incredibly hard fought. Training can be done online or in person, and volunteer work the day of the election usually takes as little as three hours. There is still time to sign up as a volunteer and complete the training program at: https://lawyerscommittee.org/election-protection-volunteer/

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Published: September 24, 2018
Podcast: ABA Journal: Asked and Answered
Category: Legal News , Legal Support
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