Hotline receiving few calls about voter fraud issues

Published: Nov. 6, 2012 at 4:13 PM EST|Updated: Nov. 13, 2012 at 4:13 PM EST
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FRANKFORT, KY (WAVE) – During the first 4 1/2 hours the polls were open, the Kentucky Attorney General's office said they have received 60 calls to the Election Fraud Hotline.

A breakdown of the calls shows that 26 of them came from Jefferson County. The most common call to the hotline was about procedural questions (14). There were also eight calls about voting machine issues, two concerning election officials, and two about electioneering within 300 feet of the polls.

The hotline also received one call from Breckinridge County, two from Oldham County and one from Shelby County.

The Election Fraud Hotline will be open until 7 p.m. Eastern time. It can be reached at 1-800-328-VOTE (1-800-328-8683).

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