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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