Defend democracy in 2020 – be an Election Protector

In May, we'll be taking our Election Protection Program to new heights to ensure Nebraska elections are open, accessible, and efficient.

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Feb. 27 was a good day for voting rights.

That’s when advocates from around the state massed at the State Capitol to oppose the Legislature’s latest voter ID measure. One after the next, advocates stepped to the mic and encouraged the Government, Military and Veterans Affairs Committee to reject LR292CA, a measure that would make voting more difficult. Dozens more submitted written opposition, overwhelming proponents by a more than 3-to-1 margin. 

We showed up strong and said it straight: Voter ID is NOT a Nebraska value.

For that, we offer our most sincere and humble THANKS. Advocates’ attention, energy, and passion will help prevent this ill-conceived measure from becoming a reality.

2020 is just getting started.

This spring, we’ll be taking our Election Protection Program to new heights. Election Protectors are our boots on the ground on Election Day, both during the May primary and the November general. Protectors observe and monitor polling places to ensure our elections are open, accessible, and efficient, then share their observations with Civic Nebraska so we can continue to improve Nebraska elections. 

Help protect the vote on May 12.

You can start by sharing your contact info here. We’ll get in touch with you to set up a short training and to provide you some Election Protector tools. We’ll be providing border-to-border protection across the state – so please help us spread the word far and wide about this volunteer opportunity!

Thank you again for all that you do. Let’s keep the momentum rolling.

John Cartier, J.D.
Director of Voting Rights
Civic Nebraska

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Cheyenne Hartshorn
3 months ago

How old do you have to be for this opportunity?

2 months ago

18.

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