By Jennifer Keiper, WLS-AM 890 News
(CHICAGO) The U.S. Attorney’s office says it will keep a close eye on the federal and local elections, in the Chicago area, on November 8th.
U-S Attorney Zach Fardon says his office will operate a phone line for candidates or the public to report any problems relating to the voting process this November. That number, staffed on Election Day only, is 312-469-6157.
Also – the FBI will have special agents available in each field office throughout the country to follow-up on allegations of election fraud and other election issues. The Chicago FBI Field Office can be reached by phone at (312) 421-6700.
Complaints about possible violations of the federal voting rights laws can also be made directly to the Voting Section…of the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division…in Washington, D.C. by phone at (800) 253-3931 or (202) 307-2767, by email at firstname.lastname@example.org, or by complaint form at http://www.justice.gov/crt/complaint/votintake/index.php.