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Alabama: State AG blames DOJ over Perry election investigation

The Birmingham News reports: Alabama Attorney General Troy King said Monday that U.S. Justice Department officials have refused to help his office investigate possible election violations in Perry County.

King said federal officials, despite requests, have not sent his office a report on what federal observers saw in Perry County during the primary elections June 3. ...

Justice Department spokeswoman Jamie Hais replied in a written statement that observer reports are not released while a matter is under review by the department, "per Department practice, and in order to protect the integrity of the Department's election monitoring system and the Department's own enforcement work." -- No report yet on Perry elections- al.com

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