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Election Fraud hotline has received 43 calls

Calls from 23 counties

FRANKFORT, Ky. (May 17, 2016) — The Attorney General’s Election Fraud hotline has received 43 calls from 23 counties, said Attorney General Andy Beshear.

Kentuckians who witness election irregularities or possible election law violations are encouraged to call the Election Fraud hotline at 800-328-VOTE (800-328-8683).

The 11 calls to the hotline this morning include – four calls on procedural questions; three calls reporting electioneering; two calls from election officials, one call concerning a voting machine, and one call reporting vote buying.

The breakdown of complaints is as follows:

  • Anderson County: Procedural questi
  • Barren County: Procedural question
  • Boyd County: Voting machine
  • Boyle County: Procedural question
  • Breathitt County: (five calls) four vote buying/selling, and one procedural question
  • Campbell County: Procedural question
  • Daviess County: Voter assistance
  • Fayette County: (five calls) Two procedural questions and one voter assistance
  • Floyd County: Electioneering within 100 feet of polls
  • Hardin County: Procedural question
  • Harrison County: Election official
  • Jefferson County: (12 calls): three voting machine; two election official; two electioneering within 100 feet of polls; two legal questions; two procedural questions, and one vote buying/selling
  • Jessamine County: Procedural question
  • Johnson County: Procedural question
  • Laurel County: Legal question
  • Madison County: (two calls) Electioneering within 100 feet of polls and a procedural question
  • Morgan County: Legal question
  • Oldham County: Procedural question
  • Powell County: Voting machine
  • Pulaski County: Procedural question
  • Rockcastle County: Electioneering within 100 feet of polls
  • Rowan County: (two calls) Election official and procedural question
  • Shelby County: Procedural question
  • Call from unknown location: Legal question

The Office of the Attorney General, by law, cannot provide details regarding specific complaints or possible pending investigations, Beshear said.