St. Clair County Clerk Thomas Holbrook, in cooperation with St. Clair County State’s Attorney Brendan Kelly, St. Clair County Sheriff Rick Watson, and the U.S. Attorney’s Office has established a reporting system to assist the public in reporting violations of the voting process in St. Clair County. This system has been established to report violations of the voting process in St. Clair County.
Persons may email their complaints to VoterIntegrity@co.st-clair.il.us, or provide written correspondence to the St. Clair County Clerk’s Office, Attention: Election Department, 10 Public Square, Belleville, IL, 62220, or call the hotline at (618) 825-2366. All emails received will be sent to the Federal Authorities, the St. Clair County State’s Attorney, St. Clair County Sheriff, and St. Clair County Clerk’s Election Department automatically. All letters and complaints filed by phone at the Election Department will be documented, scanned and automatically distributed through the same voter integrity email system.
Investigators will be dispersed to polling places during voting, and at the St. Clair County Board of Elections and East Saint Louis Board of Elections during tabulation.
The November General Election includes candidates for federal office. Consequently, the United States Department of Justice has concurrent jurisdiction in matters where candidates for federal office are on the ballot.