Reaction: Task Force Vote Fraud Investigation: "U.S. Probes '71 Vote in 34th Ward" - William Currie - Chicago Tribune

Reaction: Task Force Vote Fraud Investigation: "U.S. Probes '71 Vote in 34th Ward" - William Currie - Chicago Tribune

by: William Currie | publication date: October 7, 1972 | pages: 4

"Federal prosecuters are widening their investigation of Chicago vote fraud to include a bitterly contested aldermanic allection in 1971, and separate charges involving Ald. Edwin P. Fifeiski (45th).  Government attorneys are studying affidavits by hundreds of registered voters who swore thatthey voted in the 1971 34th ward aldermanic race for losing candidate Augustus (Gus) Savage. . ."

Part of the Tribune's Task Force Report on vote fraud in Chicago. This piece reports on the expansion of the investigation by Federal prosecutors to include a new 1971 election contest

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