Green Country Voters Encouraged To Report Voter Fraud

Monday, November 1st 2010, 7:04 pm
By: News On 6

MUSKOGEE, Oklahoma –The U.S. Attorney's Office of Eastern Oklahoma wants to ensure every Green Country Voter has an opportunity to cast their ballot Tuesday.

The office has announced the implementation of the districts' 2010 election integrity initiative.

A hotline has been set up for voters who have complaints of voter fraud, or voting rights abuses. In addition, the FBI will have Special Agents available in each field office.

The Assistant United States Attorney and District Election Officer, Dean Burris, will be on duty in this District while the polls are open. They can be reached at: 918-684-5100.

The FBI can be reached by the public at 918-687-7500.

Complaints about ballot access problems including discrimination based on race, color, religion or national origin, can be made directly to the Civil Rights Division's Voting Section in Washington at 1-800-253-3931 (TTY line 1-877-267-8971).

Complaints involving various forms of election fraud, as well as violations of federal civil law prohibiting voter intimidation that does not involve discrimination or intimidation on grounds of race or color can be lodged by contacting the Public Integrity Section at 202-514-1412.

In addition, individuals can also report complaints, problems or concerns related to voting via the internet. Forms may be submitted through a link on the department's Web page.