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00000179-cdc6-d978-adfd-cfc6d7d40002Coverage of the issues, races and people shaping Kansas elections in 2016, including statewide coverage in partnership with KCUR, Kansas Public Radio, and High Plains Public Radio.

Federal Officials On Call For Election Day Issues In Kansas


The U.S. attorney’s office for Kansas will have a hotline ready where voters can report any potential problems on Election Day.

Election Day issues can range from signs or other campaigning too close to a polling place all the way to intimidating voters or trying to impersonate a voter.

Acting U.S. Attorney Tom Beall says there haven’t been significant problems in Kansas recently and he’s not expecting any this year, but Kansans shouldn’t hesitate to report anything suspicious at the polls.

“I think if you see something that you find curious, call it in, because it’s probably not too difficult to sort through whether or not there’s something that needs to be looked into further,” Beall says.

Beall says this is something the office normally does. It’s not a reaction to the “rigged election” talk in the presidential campaign.