Letters to the Editor

Absentee ballots

Several months ago I wrote to State Rep. Jerry Costello about updating the law concerning fraud with absentee ballots. Instead of a misdemeanor or making it a felony per each absentee ballot with 10 years mandatory and serving a complete sentence without early release, taking the decision away from judges.

I recently heard that an investigation is going on in Cahokia concerning Mayor McCall and his team picking up absentee ballots and carrying them to the post office — a direct violation of the law. Sheriff Watson, have you got your head buried in the sand and looking the other way or are you going after the perpetrators?

James J. Harrigan