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

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Assistant U.S. Attorneys to be on Duty Election Day for Voting Rights or Election Fraud Abuses

United States Attorney Steven M. Dettelbach announced today that Assistant United States Attorneys Ann C. Rowland and Ava R. Dustin  will lead the efforts of his office in connection with the Justice Department’s nationwide Election Day Program for the upcoming November 4, 2014, general elections.

In order to respond to complaints of voting rights or election fraud abuses on November 4, 2014, and to ensure that such complaints are directed to the appropriate authorities, Rowland and Dustin will be on duty in this District while the polls are open.  Rowland can be reached by the public at 216-622-3847 while Dustin can be reached at 419-259-0767.  The local FBI field office can be reached by the public at 216-522-1400.

Complaints about possible violations of the federal voting rights laws can be made directly to the Civil Rights Division’s Voting Section in Washington by phone at 1-800-253-3931 or (202) 307-2767, by fax at (202) 307-3961, by email to or by complaint form at

Updated March 18, 2015