- Associated Press - Saturday, September 23, 2017

CLEVELAND (AP) - Doors to the county elections board in Cleveland will be replaced after a former political official found the building closed but unlocked and unoccupied on a recent Saturday.

Cleveland.com reports the Cuyahoga (ky-uh-HOH’-guh) County Board of Elections is investigating why its back door was unlocked when former mayor and Democratic congressman Dennis Kucinich (koo-SIN’-ich) arrived Sept. 2. He hoped to cast an early ballot in a Sept. 12 primary.

Kucinich said he entered through an unlocked public door thinking the office was open, then heard an alarm sound and searched for someone to notify but found no one.


TOP STORIES
Supreme Court won't fast-track Obamacare case
'We don't have a left party in the U.S.': AOC deems Democrats 'center or center-conservative'
Trump asks nation to pray over his impeachment, says he's done nothing wrong


Board officials say they’re certain no one tampered with any votes or uncast ballots.

The county’s board of control has approved $23,000 to replace the building’s front and rear doors.



___

Information from: cleveland.com, https://www.cleveland.com

Sign up for Daily Newsletters

Manage Newsletters

Copyright © 2020 The Washington Times, LLC.

Please read our comment policy before commenting.

 

Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide