AAJ Voter Protection Action Committee | The American Association For Justice

AAJ Voter Protection Action Committee

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Are you a lawyer, paralegal, or law student? 

The right to vote in American democracy should ensure that every person's voice is heard. But in recent years, we've seen efforts to suppress voters' access to the polls across the country. AAJ’s Voter Protection Action Committee (VPAC) is counting on you and your colleagues to help protect the rights of voters who might otherwise have their right to vote denied. By volunteering on Election Day and during Early Voting, you can help ensure that voters have fair and equal access to cast their ballots. AAJ is coordinating with national organizations to identify all lawyers, paralegals, and law students who can be poll monitors or call center volunteers.

Your help is critical to ensuring American citizens’ rights to vote and also the candidates’ rights to have all voters’ voices considered and counted.

How can I volunteer? 

AAJ has partnered with the two following organizations for the 2018 midterm election cycle. Sign up through the links below. 

Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law:

  • Legal field volunteers are needed during early voting and on Election Day throughout the country. Call center volunteers are needed in cities across the country from September 25 through Election Day. 
  • Interested? Sign up here 
  • Remember to list American Association for Justice in the "referred by" section to get counted! 

Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee: 

  • Poll watchers are needed in states with tough Senatorial races during early voting through Election Day. Remote legal field volunteers are needed to help develop training materials and with recruitment.
  • Interested? Sign up here 
  • Remember to list American Association for Justice as your Organization to get counted! 

Questions? Contact outreach@justice.org 

Need to report a problem at the polls? Call the Election Protection Hotline at 866-OUR-VOTE. 

To learn more about voting and volunteer information specific to your state click here.