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What Voters Can Do About Poll Watchers

Voting booths filled the the Ward Five Community Center during the New Hampshire primary in Concord, New Hampshire on February 11, 2020.   (JOSEPH PREZIOSO/AFP via Getty Images)
Voting booths filled the the Ward Five Community Center during the New Hampshire primary in Concord, New Hampshire on February 11, 2020. (JOSEPH PREZIOSO/AFP via Getty Images)

President Trump’s call for his supporters to go to the polls and observe at the first presidential debate has taken on a new meaning in light of last week’s revelation that domestic terrorists were plotting to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer.

Reports now show that such groups plan to observe polling places. What can you do if unauthorized poll watchers are at your polling station?

Sarah Brannon, the managing attorney of the ACLU’s Voter Rights Project, explains.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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