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Posted on: October 20, 2020

Prosecutor's Office to monitor polls Nov. 3 for voting irregularities

For Immediate Release 

Oct. 20, 2020 

The Jackson County Prosecutor’s Office will monitor polls on Nov. 3, 2020, for any voting irregularities in the General election, Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker announced today. 

The prosecutor’s office monitors each election for irregularities such as potential voter fraud and any abuse of voters’ rights. This could include any threat or attempt to prevent someone from voting, giving false information to prevent them from going to the polls or bribing a voter to support a specific candidate or issue. 

To report any such instances, voters can call the Public Corruption Unit at (816) 881-1357. The phone line will be monitored while polls are open. Please be aware that polling locations or protocols may be impacted by COVID-19 precautions. All voters are encouraged to check their election board websites to verify poll locations, learn about absentee voting options, and review sample ballots. The Jackson County Election Board website: The Kansas City election board website:

For more information, contact: 

Michael Mansur 

Director of Communication 

Jackson County Prosecutor’s Office 

Jean Peters Baker, Prosecutor 

Work   : (816) 881-3812 

Mobile: (816) 674-3954 


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