Early voting has begun across the United States. If you witness or experience intimidation while voting at the polls, here is how to report it.
It is illegal to harass voters, question their right to vote, or pressure a voter to disclose who they are voting for. This behavior is known as voter intimidation, it is illegal, and it should be reported.
CNET states, “There is a notable difference between a legitimate poll watcher and someone who breaks laws protecting voters from harassment, including the right to vote in private. We’ll take you through exactly what voter intimidation is and isn’t — and what to do if you see it.” If you see something, this article will make sure you know what to do to report it.