More than a dozen complaints filed on election fraud hotline

FRANKFORT, Ky. (May 22, 2012) – The Attorney General’s Election Fraud Hotline, 800-328-VOTE (800-328-8683), is open throughout the year during normal business hours and from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. during today’s Primary Election. As of 3 p.m., the hotline received the following calls.

Calls County Reason

1 Breathitt Election official

1 Carter General Election fraud/other

1 Fayette Procedural question

6 Jefferson 1-Electioneering within 300' of polls, 3-procedural questions, 1-disrupting polls

and 1-voting machine

1 Jessamine Election official

1 Johnson Procedural question

3 Magoffin 2-Vote buying/selling (bribery), 1-procedural question

1 Rowan Voting machine

1 Wayne General Election Fraud/Other

Total Calls-- 16

The next hotline update is at 7:30 p.m. The Office of the Attorney General, by law, cannot provide details regarding specific complaints or possible pending investigations.

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