In Wisconsin, Reports Of Republicans Using Robo-calls for Voter Suppression

“We are very concerned about voter suppression. We have had many, many reports of this. In Kenosha County, Minority Leader Peter Barca told us someone reported it to his county clerk,” Conklin told CBS News…

In a letter to Kevin Kennedy, the director and general counsel to the Government Accountability Board, Democratic Wisconsin state Senator Lena Taylor requested the board’s “immediate action, as in today, to begin investigations and prosecutions into such persons that are committing election fraud and misdemeanor crimes by their individual or group communications.”…

Taylor wrote that one group or individual is informing citizens “that they need not vote today as they have already accomplished their work.” She also cites a group or individual calling from a telephone number with a Wisconsin area code that has “indicated to citizens that the recall election is on Wednesday.” It is unclear whether that is the same call

“Both of these assertions are blatantly false and constitute the commission of an election-related crime,” Taylor wrote.

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