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USVI to probe allegations of electoral irregularities
Published on November 12, 2012 Email To Friend    Print Version

ST THOMAS, USVI -- Attorney General Vincent Frazer on Friday convened a panel of senior US Virgin Islands Department of Justice attorneys and a special investigator to look into voter complaints about the 2012 election cycle.

In correspondence with the leadership of the Board of Elections, Frazer said his action came on the heels of complaints from registered voters in both districts. He said the “purpose of the investigation is intended to put to rest all the unfounded allegations of fraud, corruptions and whatever other charges have been levied.”

Frazer explained that the probe is not intended to be a criminal investigation but an “opportunity for us to let the community know that we have heard their concerns and have taken them seriously.”

Frazer acknowledged that, throughout the 2012 election cycle, both his office and that of the US Attorney have received many complaints from voters. “If we do not take some steps to seriously look into complaints and charges by the media, the criticism of the election system will continue.”

Frazer, who briefed Governor John de Jongh on the commencement of the investigation, said he expects a formal report of the panel’s findings by the end of the month.
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