Election Fraud hotline received 216 calls from 59 counties

Received 183 in 2012

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Nov. 9, 2016) — The Attorney General’s Election Fraud hotline received 216 calls from 59 counties, as of 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, said Attorney General Andy Beshear. During the 2012 general election, the hotline received 183 calls from nearly 60 counties by 7:30 p.m.

The types of hotline calls today include procedural and legal questions, voter assistance, voting machine, voter identification, election officials, electioneering, residency, poll disruption; general election fraud; campaign violation and dead people voting.

The breakdown of complaints is as follows:

  • Allen County: Electioneering within 100 feet of polls
  • Anderson County: Procedural question
  • Barren County: Election official
  • Bath County: (3 calls) Disrupting polls; legal question; voter identification
  • Boone County: (4 calls) Two procedural questions; one legal question; one voter identification
  • Boyle County: (2 calls) Legal question; procedural question
  • Breathitt County: (4 calls) Three procedural questions; one general election fraud
  • Bullitt County: (3 calls) Voter identification; voting machine; electioneering within 100 percent of polls
  • Butler County: Electioneering within 100 feet of polls
  • Campbell County: (4 calls) Three procedural questions; one election official;
  • Carroll County: Voting machine
  • Crittenden County: Election official
  • Edmonson County: Procedural question
  • Elliott County: Procedural question
  • Estill County: Procedural question
  • Fayette County: (20 calls) Six procedural questions; four general election fraud; three voting machine; three residency; two electioneering within 100 feet of polls; one special or absentee ballot; and one voter identification
  • Floyd County: (6 calls) Two voting machine; two electioneering within 100 feet of polls; one campaign violation; one election official
  • Franklin County: (2 calls) Election official; electioneering within 100 feet of polls
  • Garrard County: Procedural question
  • Green County: Election official
  • Greenup County: Residency
  • Hardin County: Election official
  • Harlan County: (7 calls) Two electioneering within 100 feet of polls; one disrupting polls; one legal question; one request for assistance, monitoring; one vote buying/selling (bribery); one voter assistance
  • Harrison County: Voter identification
  • Jackson County: Dead people voting
  • Jefferson County: (65 calls) Seventeen voting machine; 13 procedural questions; 11 election official; six electioneering within 100 feet of polls; five general election fraud; four voter identification; three legal questions; three special or absentee ballot; two voter assistance; one residency;
  • Jessamine County: (4 calls) Electioneering within 100 feet of polls; procedural question; voting machine; legal question
  • Johnson County: General election fraud
  • Kenton County: (5 calls) Two election official; one electioneering within 100 feet of polls; one legal question; one voting machine
  • Knox County: Voting machine
  • LaRue County: Voter identification
  • Laurel County: (3 calls) One disrupting polls; one election official; one general election fraud
  • Letcher County: (3 calls) Residency; voter assistance; election official
  • Lincoln County: Procedural question
  • Madison County: (14 calls) Five electioneering within 100 feet of polls; three procedural questions; two general election fraud; two voting machine; one residency; one special or absentee ballot
  • Magoffin County: (2 calls) Two procedural questions
  • Marion County: Procedural question
  • McCracken County: Procedural question
  • Meade County: (2 calls) Residency; voting machine
  • Menifee County: Voting machine
  • Mercer County: Electioneering within 100 feet of polls
  • Metcalfe County: Voter identification
  • Montgomery County: Procedural question
  • Muhlenberg County: Procedural question
  • Oldham County: (4 calls) Two electioneering within 100 feet of polls; special or absentee ballot; one voter assistance
  • Owsley County: Legal question
  • Pendleton County: Voter identification
  • Pike County: (7 calls) Three procedural questions; one election official; one voting machine; one electioneering within 100 feet of polls; one voter identification
  • Powell County: Procedural question
  • Pulaski County: (3 calls) Electioneering within 100 feet of polls; procedural question; voter identification
  • Rowan County: (3 calls) Two procedural questions; one election official
  • Russell County: (2 calls) Procedural question; residency
  • Scott County: (4 calls) Two procedural questions; One election official; one voter assistance
  • Shelby County: Electioneering within 100 feet of polls
  • Trigg County: Procedural question
  • Trimble County: General election fraud
  • Warren County: Election official
  • Whitley County: (2 calls) Election official; procedural question
  • Woodford County: Legal question
  • Unknown: (4 calls) One disrupting polls; one electioneering within 100 feet of polls; one general election fraud; one voter identification

Kentuckians who witness election irregularities or possible election law violations are encouraged to call the hotline at 800-328-VOTE (800-328-8683). The hotline is open throughout the year during normal business hours.

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