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Election Protection Alert: Voting Groups Issue Emergency Alert—No Photo ID Required at Pa. Polls for People Who Voted Before

Election Protection Alert: Voting Groups Issue Emergency Alert—No Photo ID Required at Pa. Polls for People Who Voted Before

In an emergency alert sent to voters this morning over social media, radio PSAs, email and phone calls, the Election Protection Coalition told Pennsylvania voters:

Today is Election Day. Vote. You do not need a photo ID in order to vote in Pennsylvania if you have voted before. First-time voters will need to show some form of ID, photo or non-photo. Call 1-866-OUR-VOTE (1-866-687-8683) if you have any questions or concerns.

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Election Protection Alert: Phony Email Alerts and T-Shirt Bans

Election Protection Alert: Phony Email Alerts and T-Shirt Bans

The website The Root and AFL-CIO and SEIU staff members in Pennsylvania report an email and Facebook posting seemingly aimed at African American voters warning them not to vote an automatic “straight Democratic” ticket because it supposedly would not include President Obama.

Meanwhile, a Pennsylvania voter was told he would not be allowed to vote unless he removed a shirt with President Obama’s name on it. The AFL-CIO Voter Protection rapid response team reports both issues have been resolved.

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