Got Voter Irregularities? State's Attorney's Complaint Line Will Open For April 4 Election

Got Voter Irregularities? State’s Attorney’s Complaint Line Will Open For April 4 Election

Kane County voters who observe or experience voting problems or irregularities during the upcoming consolidated election should call the Kane County State’s Attorney’s Office to report the problems.

The Election Complaint Line will be available from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. April 4, 2017, for the consolidated election, which has contests countywide for many municipal offices.

Anyone who experiences or witnesses any possible illegal election activity, such as electioneering, illegally placed campaign signs or denial of voting rights at any of Kane County’s 228 voting precincts should call the hotline at (630) 208-5328.

The hotline will be staffed by representatives of the Kane County State’s Attorney’s Office. Assistant State’s Attorneys will take the complaints about potential violations of Illinois election laws and are prepared to travel to polling places to ensure compliance with state election laws.

“The results of these upcoming local elections have a great impact on everyone’s lives. So we will be available to ensure the integrity and fairness of every contest. Our staff will be available to assist election judges and voters to see that polling places are run fairly and free of unlawful activity,” Kane County State’s Attorney Joe McMahon said.

Voters should note that this hotline is not for election questions, such as polling times and places. Voters in need of election information should call the Kane County Clerk’s Election Help Line at (630) 232-5990.

Eligible voters must be registered, a United States citizen and at least 18 years of age.

SOURCE: Kane County State’s Attorney’s Office news release