World News – GB – New York AG announces investigation into robocalls allegedly designed to deceive voters


New York Attorney General Letitia James, Democrat, has announced an investigation into robocalls allegedly designed to provide misleading information to voters on election day

According to his office, robocalls would have told people to stay home on November 3

“Voting is the cornerstone of our democracy,” said James “Attempts to prevent voters from exercising their right to vote are disheartening, disturbing and flawed Moreover, it is illegal and will not be tolerated Every voter must be able to exercise their fundamental right to vote without being harassed, coerced or intimidated

« Our nation has inherited free and fair elections, and these elections will be no different Voters must be assured that the vote is safe and secure, and they must exercise their fundamental right to vote with confidence We, along with state leaders across the country, are working hard to protect your right to vote, and anyone who attempts to obstruct that right will be held accountable to the fullest extent of the law. »

James did not elaborate on the nature of robocalls She said those concerned should call his office’s election protection hotline at 1-800-771-7755

« We have received reports that an unknown party is deliberately spreading disinformation via robocalls to Flint in an attempt to confuse voters Let’s be clear: if you plan to vote in person, you must do so , or stand in line to do it, before 8pm today, ”she wrote on Twitter

Whitmer added, “Lines across the state are minimal and changing rapidly, and @MichSoS and state and local government leaders will work quickly to eliminate misinformation by trying to stop Michiganders from voting. « 

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World News – GB – New York AG Announces Investigation into Automated Calls Allegedly Intended to Deceive Voters