Election's Office alarm tripped

Resident raises ballot-tampering concerns

RITZVILLE – A tripped Adams County Election’s Office alarm Friday afternoon, Nov. 11, had some residents concerned about ballot tampering.

The “commercial burglary alarm” at 3:08 p.m. on Veterans Day came just three days after the Nov. 8 general election.

The alarm at 106 W. Main St., caught the attention of some area residents who had a police scanner and later notified The Journal after hearing the broadcast exchange between Police Chief Dave McCormick and a dispatcher.

Resident Sean Bates also sent an email to the Auditor’s Office, county commissioners and Prosecuting Attorney Randy Flyckt....


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