Board of Election Commissioners

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Letter from Major Gregory Vigeant, Jr., to the Kansas City Board of Election Commissioners discussing issues at his polling place during August and March 1940 elections, including evidence that "a dead man and his wife in this precinct had been voted."

Letter from Spencer Salisbury to Governor Lloyd C. Stark discussing the election board and voter registration in Eastern Jackson County ahead of the Douglas-Billings Supreme Court vote.

Letter from I. N. Watson to Jesse Barrett describing his work coordinating a new slate of city council candidates and other attempts to oust the Pendergast Machine from power.

Report and statements regarding the investigation into the 1936 election fraud by the Honest Elections Committee of the Lawyers Association of Kansas City. The report supports the approval of the selected nominees for the Board of Election Commissioners.

Letter from John L. Clark to Guy B. Park regarding election fraud and demanding the ouster of Park's appointed election commissioners.

Telegram from Governor Lloyd C. Stark to the Kansas City Board of Election Commissioners, regarding requests for National Guard protection to ensure voter safety at the upcoming election and asking for their opinions on the matter.

Letter from Edgar Shook to Governor Lloyd C.

Response letter from Governor Guy Park to Joseph Morton assuring him that the Kansas City Election Board is properly handling voter rolls. He also accuses the Kansas City Star of "political animus."

Letter from J. E. Woodmansee to Governor Lloyd C. Stark discussing work that remains to clean up voter registrations and other Board of Election Commissioners business.

Letter from H. V Shirts to Guy B. Park, refuting the governor's previous claims that election fraud was not a concern in Kansas City.

Letter from Major Gregory Vigeant, Jr., to the Kansas City Board of Election Commissioners discussing issues at polling places during previous elections. He writes that "citizens have been threatened and told if they did note vote as ...

Letter from I. N. Watson of Kansas City to Jesse Barrett, describing the status of federal indictments for election fraud in the District Court. He also discusses the pending appointments of new Election Board members.

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