Liberal, KS

Now: 47 °F

Currently: Cloudy

Hi: 77 °F | Lo: 60 °F

Saturday

Hi: 81 °F 

Lo: 59 °F

Sunday

Hi: 82 °F 

Lo: 59 °F

Monday

Hi: 82 °F 

Lo: 52 °F

Tuesday

Hi: 74 °F 

Lo: 48 °F

Wednesday

Hi: 72 °F 

Lo: 50 °F

US Attorney Staff Member to Observe Dodge City Elections

Joe Denoyer - October 30, 2018 8:38 pm

U.S. Attorney Stephen McAllister will send a member of his staff to observe in-person the voting in Dodge City, McAllister said today.

 

          McAllister said: “As Attorney General Jeff Sessions emphasized in a release earlier today, ‘Voting rights are constitutional rights, and they’re part of what it means to be an American. The Department of Justice has been entrusted with an indispensable role in securing these rights for the people of this nation.’ In light of the concerns recently raised with regard to the polling place situation in Ford County, the United States Attorney’s Office for the District of Kansas will have one or more lawyers present in Dodge City on Election Day to observe the election process. To be clear, the U.S. Attorney’s office has not intervened in pending litigation, nor is it taking any position regarding that litigation. At this time, we are simply taking a basic step to observe the election with the hope that all goes smoothly in Ford County, so that each and every voter’s constitutional right to vote is honored and fully protected.”

 

          McAllister’s office filed a notice with the court today announcing his intentions to the court and the parties involved in a civil lawsuit filed by the League of United Latin American Citizens against the Ford County Clerk’s Office.

 

Latest Stories

Garrison Files for Kismet City Council

2019 City/School Election FILING Kismet City Council Bryan Garrison has filed his intent to run for...

Liberal Firefighters Respond to Residential Fire

At 11:39 am Thursday the Liberal Fire Department was dispatched to 721 Griffith Ave. for fire...

Gust of Wind Causes Semi Accident and Injures 2

A strong gust of wind blew across Highway 83 in Seward County causing a semi to...