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Grimes Accused Of Misusing Office

Posted at 8:06 AM, Aug 28, 2018

FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18)– Kentucky’s Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes has been accused of overreaching her authority as the state’s elections chief.

Now the elections board is calling for a special meeting.

In a letter submitted Monday, the board’s executive director, Jared Dearing accuses Grimes of “weakening checks and balances in the state’s election system.”

Dearing also say grimes has misused her office in several ways.

Grimes’ office dismissed the complaint as “baseless.”

The state election board is expected to meet Tuesday to investigate