Election judges targeted in series of mysterious robo-calls

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An investigation has been launched after election judges became the targets of a series of mysterious robo-calls.

6000 election judges were contacted illegally over the weekend just days before the midterm election. The Chicago Board of Elections tells WGN robo-calls were deployed and someone or some group placed other calls telling the judges they were not properly trained to serve as election judges. Others were told if they didn't vote a straight party ticket, they also couldn't be an election judge on November 4th.

None of the information in the calls is true and the Chicago Board of Elections calls it illegal. 6000 emails have since been sent out telling the judges these calls were a fake.

The chairman of the Cook County Democratic party tells WGN Democrats are not behind it and whoever is should be prosecuted.

WGN reached out to the Republican party but has not yet received a response.

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  • smitty


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