Officials in Illinois will be watching the upcoming general election closely. Last week, United States Attorney for the Southern District of Illinois, Stephen Wigginton, announced his office’s efforts to crackdown on election fraud and voting rights abuses.

Wigginton says election fraud can take many different forms.


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In addition to monitoring from the Department of Justice and Wigginton’s office, the FBI will also have special agents available in each field office and resident agency to receive allegations of election fraud or other abuses. For more information contact Wigginton’s office by calling 628-3700.

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