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Primary Hotline To Help Voters With Disabilities Vote

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New York has a hotline to help voters cast their ballots during the Tuesday's federal primary elections.

Attorney General Eric Schneiderman says the statewide hotline will help people with disabilities as well as New Yorkers who speak English as a second language.

Staffers from the Civil Rights Bureau as well as attorneys will be taking calls between 6 a.m. and 9 p.m. from voters reporting any issues or problems at the polls.

The hotline can be reached at 1-800-771-7755 or by email at civil.rights@ag.ny.gov.

Hearing-impaired voters can call 1-800-788-9898.

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