Problems at the polls? Here's how you can report issues that prevent people from voting

Posted at 10:50 AM, Oct 06, 2020

CINCINNATI — As part of WCPO 9's effort to bring you the most updated information on voting issues and problems, we partnered with ProPublica's Electionland, a collaborative project that aims to document polling problems in conjunction with local and national media partners.

Here is how you can report any problems you come across while voting:

  • SMS: Text the word VOTE, VOTA (for Spanish) or 投票 (for Chinese) to 81380 (standard text message rates apply).
  • WhatsApp: Send the word VOTE, VOTA (for Spanish) or 投票 (for Chinese) to 1-850-909-8683.
  • Facebook Messenger: Go to

You can also fill out a form by clicking on this link.

Senior Reporter Larry Seward has been covering election security in partnership with ProPublica since March; click here to let us know what you would like to ask local candidates. You can find all of Larry's election security coverage here.

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