Sidebar: Task Force Vote Fraud Investigation: "Forgery Rampant in 7th Precinct, 24th Ward" - William Mullen and Pamela Zekman - Chicago Tribune

Sidebar: Task Force Vote Fraud Investigation: "Forgery Rampant in 7th Precinct, 24th Ward" - William Mullen and Pamela Zekman - Chicago Tribune

by: William Mullen, Pamela Zekman | publication date: September 11, 1972 | Publication: The Chicago Tribune | pages: Back page

"The numerous forgeries found in the 7th Precinct of the 24th Ward were so crudely done that in many cases names were misspelled on the ballot applications. Donald Doud, a handwriting expert, identified 17 ballot applications in this precinct as being executed by the same writer."

The Tribune Task Force reports that in the 7th precinct of Chicago's 24th Ward, handwriting experts identified at least 17 ballot applications as being forged by the same person.

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