MILWAUKEE (WKOW) -- Federal officials will be in Wisconsin this week to monitor the election process.
The U.S. Justice Department will send observers to Milwaukee to ensure compliance with the Voting Rights Act, which prohibits discrimination.
Milwaukee is required to provide assistance in Spanish.
In addition to observers, Justice Department attorneys will maintain contact with local election officials.
Wisconsin's attorney general also plans to send state investigators and lawyers to the polls to discourage fraud.
The federal Justice Department is providing similar monitoring in California, New Mexico and South Dakota, where elections are also being held Tuesday.
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