Press Release
For Immediate Release
February 4, 2008
 
Media Contact: Robyn Ziegler
312-814-3118
rziegler@atg.state.il.us
 

MADIGAN ASSIGNS TEAMS TO MONITOR ILLINOIS PRIMARY ELECTION

Chicago – Attorney General Lisa Madigan today announced that 179 teams of assistant attorneys general and investigators will be working throughout the state tomorrow, Tuesday, February 5, to monitor the primary election in Illinois.

Madigan has assigned 135 teams to Chicago, Cook and the collar counties as well as other counties across northern Illinois and 44 teams to monitor downstate. Madigan said the teams will observe activity in and around polling places and investigate claims of voter fraud or voting irregularities.

Madigan urges voters to call her office if they encounter suspected improper or illegal activity. Chicago area voters can call 1-866-536-3496 (TTY 1-800-964-3013). Downstate voters can contact Madigan’s office by calling 1-866-559-6812 (TTY 1-877-844-5461).

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