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Kalamazoo Public Safety Chief Says Voter Intimidation "Will Not be Tolerated"

Photo of vote sign by Andy Robins, WMUK
Andrew Robins

Kalamazoo officials say the city's polling places will be safe on Election Day. 

They say that includes steps to avoid spreading COVID-19 - and to deal with any attempts to harass or intimidate voters. Kalamazoo Public Safety Chief Vernon Coakley says his department is working with other police agencies to make sure polls are safe everywhere in the region. Coakley says attempts at voter suppression will not be allowed 

"Every vote in Kalamazoo will be counted. Voter interference or intimidation at polling places will not be tolerated."

Coakley says the city will not tolerate any attempts at voter suppression November 3rd. 

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