Attorney General Promotes Dem’s Voter Assistance Hotline

Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro, a Democrat, urged voters who had voting-related questions to contact a Democratic Party voter assistance hotline which sparked backlash online.

“Need help with your mail in ballot, finding out where to vote, or something else?” he wrote on Twitter. “Call the @PADems Voter Assistance Hotline. Someone will answer and help you out. Call 1-833-PA-VOTES.”

“Thank you for calling the Pennsylvania Democratic Party voter assistance hotline,” a prompt says when the number is dialed. “If you have a question about voting, please press one. If you need a ride to your polling location, please press two.”

Attorney Harmeet K. Dhillon, a Republican, fired back on Twitter, writing: “Isn’t it your JOB to make sure ALL citizens get the help they need to vote? Instead you are thuggishly trying to intimidate and block Republican poll watchers and lawyers and volunteers. This is a shameful performance even for a Democrat.”

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