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Justice Department dispatches poll watchers

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WASHINGTON (AP) -

More than 780 federal observers and Justice Department employees will be dispatched to 51 voting jurisdictions in 23 states for Tuesday's voting in an effort to ensure a clean election.

The public can phone or email complaints about possible voting rights violations through Tuesday.

The phone numbers are 1-800-253-3931 or 202-307-2767 and the number for those who are deaf or hard of hearing is 1-877-267-8971. The fax number is 202-307-3961.

Complaints can be emailed to voting.section(at)usdoj.gov or filed by filing out a complaint form on the department's website: www.justice.gov/crt/about/vot/ .

Complaints also may be directed to any of the 94 U.S. Attorneys' Offices around the country, local FBI offices or the Justice Department's Public Integrity Section at 202-514-1412.

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