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Voter intimidation being investigated in Region 8

MARKED TREE, AR (KAIT)-  Before Election Day on Tuesday voter intimidation is being investigated in Poinsett County.

Prosecuting Attorney Marty Lilly says he has been asked to look into problems with absentee ballots related to voter intimidation.  Lilly does not expect the investigation to affect anything but absentee ballots.

According to the Poinsett County Clerk's Office, the complaint involves the Marked Tree mayor's race. 

Region 8 News will continue to track this story and bring you the latest as is becomes available.

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