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AG’s Office Urges Kentuckians To Report Possible Election Law Violations

Posted at 11:24 AM, Oct 30, 2018

FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18) — The commonwealth’s attorney general is urging Kentuckians to be on the lookout for election law violations and to report anything suspicious to the office’s hotline.

Attorney General Andy Beshear’s office says its Election Law Violations Hotline — 800-328-VOTE (8683) — will be will be available on Election Day, Nov. 6, from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m.

The hotline also is available on other days during regular business hours.

“Kentuckians who witnesses election irregularities or possible election law violations should contact our office immediately,” Beshear said in a statement. “If you see something, say something. It only takes a call to my office to obtain assistance and each report receives a careful review from an investigator.”

The AG’s office said it works with the State Board of Elections, Secretary of State’s Office, Kentucky State Police, U.S. Attorney’s Office and the FBI to address any complaints that require action.

A rundown of Kentucky’s election laws can be found here.

The office says updates on complaints will be available on its website and Facebook page.