Attorney general's office fields 64 calls from 26 counties on election fraud hotline
11/08/2016 11:55 AM
Attorney General Andy Beshear’s office reported Tuesday that 64 calls from 26 counties have been made to its election fraud hotline as of 10:30 a.m.
That’s up slightly from the 60 calls received during the 2012 presidential election.
Here’s a breakdown of the calls, according to a news release:
- Anderson County: Procedural question
- Barren County: Election official
- Bath County: Disrupting polls
- Boone County: Procedural question and voter identification
- Breathitt County: Procedural question
- Bullitt County: Voter identification and voting machine
- Campbell County: Election official and procedural question
- Carroll County: Voting machine
- Elliott County: Procedural question
- Fayette County: Two voting machine calls and one voter identification call
- Floyd County: Electioneering within 100 feet of polls
- Franklin County: Election official
- Greenup County: Residency
- Jefferson County: Ten voting machine calls; six procedural questions; three calls on electioneering within 100 feet of polls; two voter identification calls; one residency call; and one special or absentee ballot call
- Jessamine County: Electioneering within 100 feet of polls, procedural question and voting machine
- Kenton County: Electioneering within 100 feet of polls and legal question
- LaRue County: Voter identification
- Madison County: Two procedural questions; one special or absentee ballot call; and one voting machine call
- Magoffin County: Procedural question
- McCracken County: Procedural question
- Metcalfe County: Voter identification
- Oldham County: Electioneering within 100 feet of polls and special or absentee ballot
- Pike County: Two procedural questions; one election official call; and one voting machine call
- Powell County: Procedural question
- Rowan County: Two procedural questions
- Scott County: Voter assistance
Beshear’s office will provide additional updates at 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., according to the news release.
Those who wish to report voting irregularities or possible legal violations can call the hotline at 800-328-VOTE (800-328-8683).
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