Justice Department personnel will monitor polling place activities and attorneys from its Civil Rights Division will coordinate federal functions and maintain contact with local election officials, the department said in a release.
The Voting Rights Act of 1965 prohibits discrimination in the election process based on race, color or membership in a minority language group.
The Justice Department previously announced it would be monitoring early voting for the general election in Dallas and Harris Counties in Texas.
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