JOHNSON COUNTY, Kan. (KCTV) — The controversy surrounding Johnson County Sheriff Calvin Hayden and his concerns about voter fraud is drawing the attention of the Johnson County Legal Department and the ACLU.
A letter from the county’s lead attorney to Sheriff Hayden describes a July meeting where the sheriff wanted to implement procedures.
These suggestions are summarized to him by the county attorney.
It included security cameras on ballot boxes, limiting the hours ballot boxes would be available and eliminating them in libraries. Law enforcement collected the ballots and a deputy observed the election committee counting the ballots.
We have included the full letter at the end of this article.
The letter ends with the county attorney telling the sheriff:
The ACLU of Kansas weighed in on this point.
Sheriff Calvin Hayden recently spoke at a convention in Las Vegas where he questioned Johnson County’s election results in the 2020 presidential election, as reported by the Kansas City Star.
The Star reported that Hayden told the crowd he was investigating concerns about voting machines.
Hayden declined to speak to KCTV5 about the allegations. His office sent this response:
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