Attorney General Subpoenas Lowndes County Voting Records

(MONTGOMERY)- Attorney General Troy King today announced that agents from his office have served subpoenas upon Lowndes County election officials and have taken custody of records relating to the June 3 primary election.

King said his agents served subpoenas upon Circuit Clerk Ruby Jones, Sheriff Chip Williams, and Probate Judge John Hulett.

Specifically, the subpoenas directed these officials to provide immediately "any and all records regarding: June 3, 2008 election, including, but not limited to, applications for absentee ballots, poll list, identification accompanying absentee ballots, affidavits accompanying absentee ballots, record of elections, ballot accounting sheets, sign in sheet from each polling place, and clerk's book for each polling place."

The Attorney General's office and the Secretary of State's office are looking into allegations of voter fraud in several counties including Hale, Jefferson, Jackson, Lowndes, Bullock, Dallas, Wilcox and Perry Counties.

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