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Throughout the United States, citizens for whom English is a second language may want or need language assistance when voting, such as having their ballot or other election materials in their native language. Furthermore, federal law requires over 260 jurisdictions to provide some type of language assistance. It is against this backdrop that the U.S. Election Assistance Commission and Democracy Fund Voice convened election officials, voting rights groups, and other experts to meet and share best practices and tools for effective language assistance in short, interactive forums. Panels feature discussions on: