How to handle problems at the polls (and other things to know on primary day)

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A half dozen states are holding their primary elections tomorrow, but California's the big prize.

The primary race between Democratic presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders is driving up interest — but so are races down the ballot, including the contest to fill U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer's seat and two contested Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors seats.

If you are planning to hit the polls on Tuesday, here are a few things to know:

1. Where can I find my polling place?

Go to KPCC's Voter's Edge voter guide, type in your address and you'll be able to find your polling location. 

2. When will polls be open?

Polls will open at 7 a.m. and close at 8 p.m. If you have a problem at your polling place, the League of Women Voters recommends reporting problems to your county's elections office. In Los Angeles County, you can contact the Registrar of Voters Public Information at 562-466-1310 or 1323. You can also call the Secretary of State's Fraud Hotline toll free at 800-345-VOTE (800-345-8683).

5. How can I check if I'm registered?

Contact your county elections office. The Secretary of State's Office has a contact list and links to counties that allow residents to check their registration status online.

If you're a Los Angeles County resident, you can check your registration status here or call 800-815-2666.

4. How can I find out what will be on my ballot?

Our voter guide provides that as well. After you type in your address, click on the June 7 primary link and you'll get your list of candidates and any applicable ballot measures.

5. What if I have questions about voting?

Reach out to your county elections office. A list with contact information is available on the secretary of state's website, or contact the state elections division at 916-657-2166. Voter hotlines have also been set up in different languages:

(800) 345-VOTE (8683) - English
(800) 232-VOTA (8682) - eSpanish
(800) 339-2857 - Chinese
(888) 345-2692 - Hindi
(800) 339-2865 - Japanese
(888) 345-4917 - Khmer
(866) 575-1558 - Korean
(800) 339-2957 - Tagalog
(855) 345-3933 - Thai
(800) 339-8163 - Vietnamese
(800) 833-8683 - TTY/TDD

KPCC will have special election coverage on air from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. Tuesday. After you vote, you're invited to our election day party at LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes starting at 7 a.m. RSVP here

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