Asian Americans Advancing Justice - LA

Building upon the legacy of the Asian Pacific American Legal Center

Your Vote Matters! Local, State, Federal.

Many issues could be decided by your vote!

VOTER HELPLINES ARE OPEN OCTOBER 6 to NOVEMBER 3.
We are a nonprofit that's been serving Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders across California for decades.

We're here to help

  Los Angeles County Orange County
English (213) 241-8872 (714) 477-2956
Chinese (213) 241-8873 (714) 477-2957
Korean (213) 241-8874 (714) 477-2958
Tagalog (213) 241-8875 (714) 477-2959
Thai (213) 241-8876 (714) 477-2960
Vietnamese (213) 241-8877 (714) 477-2961

The Voter Helplines will be live during vote centers hours. Check back here frequently for updates. 

10/6 to 10/23: Callers can leave voice mail. Calls are returned within one business day. 

10/24 to 10/29: 10am-7pm 

10/30 to 11/2: 8am-8pm 

11/3: 7am-8pm

Facts you should know:

  • Your ballot should arrive in the mail early October.
  • Free ballot translation is available at:
         (800) 815-2666, option 3 [LA] / (714) 567-7600 [OC]
  • You are always welcome to contact your county election officials at:
         lavote.net [LA] ocvote.net [OC]

There are three ways to return your ballot:

LA & OC County Dropboxes
Starting October 6, drop your ballots into these secure boxes.
Locations:
[LA] lavote.net > Voting & Locations > Find My Election Information > Find a Drop Box
[OC] ocvote.net/dropbox

Mail
Easily mail your ballot back with the included prepaid first class return envelope.
It MUST be postmarked before November 3. Earlier is better. Track your ballot at: WheresMyBallot.sos.ca.gov

Vote Centers
Beginning Oct. 24 [LA] / Oct. 30 [OC], you can vote in-person, register, get a replacement ballot, and get any help you need at any center in your county.
Locations:
[LA] locator.lavote.net/locations/vc
[OC] ocvote.com/voting/voting-and-dropoff-locations-by-election
 

Learn about what is on the ballot at votersguide.sos.ca.gov. Please Vote!

Download and share this voter helpline flyer in these languages:

English
Chinese
Korean
Tagalog
Thai
Vietnamese

Get Involved

Poll Monitoring
Asian Americans Advancing Justice--Los Angeles will be conducting a poll monitoring effort in Los Angeles County (beginning October 24) and Orange County (beginning October 30), focusing on monitoring communities with a high percentage of Asian American, Pacific Islander, and Native Hawaiian voters. Volunteers will help us ensure that all vote centers across the country are disability and language accessible, and that voters are able to vote free of intimidation or harassment.  You can sign up for Orange County: http://bit.ly/OCPM-AAAJ and Los Angeles County: https://bit.ly/LAPM-2020.  
 
 
Phone Banking 
The national coalition of Asian Americans Advancing Justice will be conducting a national non-partisan effort to reach out to API voters around the country. Callers will have meaningful conversations with tens of thousands API voters every evening Mondays through Fridays, starting September 28. Volunteers can signup: http://bit.ly/API-phonebank.
 

Important Resources

College Voter Prep Guide

 

FOR LEGAL HELP

Advancing Justice-LA's helplines prioritize assistance to low-income persons in the following areas of law: family, immigration, public benefits, employement, housing, and civil rights. 

English: 888.349.9695
需要協助嗎: 800.520.2356
도움이 필요하십니까: 800.867.3640
Tagalog: 855.300.2552
ต้องการความช่วยเหลือ: 800.914.9583

For any questions about DRAI, please visit: https://advancingjustice-la.org/drai.

Our mission is to advocate for civil rights, provide legal services and education, and build coalitions to positively influence and impact Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders and to create a more equitable and harmonious society.