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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Northern District of Illinois

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, April 3, 2015

U.S. Attorney's Office To Conduct Election Day Monitoring Election Day Hotline: (312) 469-6157

CHICAGO -- Consistent with a long-standing practice of the office, the U.S. Attorney’s Office will monitor the election in Chicago on Tuesday, April 7, 2015, Zachary T. Fardon, United States Attorney for the Northern District of Illinois, announced today. As part of the monitoring effort, the office will operate a hotline for candidates or the public to call to report any complaints relating to voting. In addition, Assistant U.S. Attorneys will be available to respond to complaints as needed.

The hotline number is (312) 469-6157.

Coordination of the monitoring efforts and subsequent investigations, if any, will be directed by Assistant U.S. Attorney Maureen Merin. The Chicago Office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the U.S. Marshals Service will assist in this effort by following up, if necessary, on any election fraud complaints.

Updated July 23, 2015