Resident alleges election violation

A Forest Lake resident is filing a complaint about election law violation after he saw materials he believes advocate pro-life political candidates in the hallway of St. Peter Catholic Church, one of the polling places in Forest Lake on Election Day.
William Bigler contacted The Forest Lake Times shortly after voting at the church, which was the polling place for Precinct 2, the afternoon of Nov. 8. While he was at the church, Bigler noticed several items posted on the church’s walls and bulletin boards that he believed to be items that could potentially influence voters as they walked in to cast their;
Bigler’s biggest complaint had to do with a couple of items that were posted in a hallway that residents would not need to walk down to vote, but that still was visible from the entrance. One item was a bulletin board that displayed pro-life messages, including the statement

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