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  • 1. Know Your Rights: Voting Rights DRAFT Jesse Casta ñ eda Bill Roth Justice For Immigrants, San Jos é
  • 2. Know Your Voting Rights
    • Laws which guarantee your rights to vote
      • Voting Rights Act of 1964
      • California Elections Code
        • Sections listed in Slide
  • 3. You Have The Right To Vote
    • If you are 18 or older
    • Are not in Jail
    • Are Registered with the Registrar of Voters
      • Must be registered 15 days before election
  • 4. You Have The Right To:
    • Vote Without Showing ID
      • If you have voted at polling place, and are on rolls
      • § 14216
    • Vote Without Being Intimidated
      • §§ 18541, 2300(a)(4)
    • Vote Without Having Your Eligibility Challenged
      • By anyone other than a poll worker
      • § 14240(a)-(b)
    • Receive Information In Your Own Language
      • § 14201; 42 U.S.C. § 1973 et seq.; 67 Fed. Reg. 48,871
  • 5. You Have The Right To:
    • Bring Someone With You
      • If disabled, unable to read English
      • §§ 14282(c), 14282(a); 42 U.S.C. § 1973 et seq.
    • Take Time Off To Work
      • Two hours without loss of pay
      • § 14000(a)-(b)
    • Bring Your Child Into The Voting Booth
      • § 14222
    • Vote If You Are In Line (on time)
      • 7:00 a.m. and close at 8:00 p.m.
      • *§§ 14212 and 14401
  • 6. If You Think Your Rights Have Been Violated
    • Call Immediately
      • SCC Registrar of Voters: 408-299-VOTE
      • California Secretary of State
  • 7. If You Need Transportation To The Polls:
    • Call Justice For Immigrants GOTV Team
      • 408-414-7433
      • California Democratic Party
  • 8. Sources
    • Santa Clara Registrar of Voters
    • Mobilize the Immigrant Vote
      • http://mivcalifornia.org
  • 9. Know Your Rights Thank you