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Your voting rights (if you're American)

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You are legally permitted time off from work to vote.

Today is Election Day in the United States.

The right to vote was hard-fought, and shouldn't be taken for granted. Election Day can be hectic, with long lines and long waits.

Did you know that you can legally take up to two hours off from work to vote today? It's true.

To learn what your voting rights are in your state, cclick here.

— By on November 5, 2012, 9:55 PM PST

David Worthington

Contributing Editor

David Worthington has written for BetaNews, eWeek, PC World, Technologizer and ZDNet. Formerly, he was a senior editor at SD Times. He holds a business degree from Temple University. He is based in New York. Follow him on Twitter. Disclosure