The U.S. Department of Justice is deploying personnel from its Civil Rights Division to four Arizona counties tomorrow to “monitor for compliance with… federal voting rights laws.”
In a press release today, DOJ said it would be sending people to 35 jurisdictions in 19 states. In Arizona, officials will be overseeing Election Day activities in Apache, Cochise, Maricopa and Navajo counties.
Among other things, the DOJ workers will observe whether voters are subject to different voting qualifications or procedures on the basis of race, color or membership in a language minority group, and whether the counties are complying with the language minority provisions of the Voting Rights Act.
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