Former Juab County Clerk under investigation for potential misconduct
JUAB COUNTY, Utah — Lt. Gov. Deidre Henderson announced that an investigation into the former Juab County Clerk had been ongoing since February.
Former County Clerk Alaina Lofgran is under investigation for potential election misconduct that occurred before the end of her term in 2022, according to a press release from the lieutenant governor’s office.
Last month, I requested an investigation into the former Juab County clerk-auditor. Trust in elections is a hallmark of our system of government.
We treat all reports of election violations with utmost urgency. pic.twitter.com/mVZhd7YhKJ
— Lt. Gov. Deidre M. Henderson (@LGHendersonUtah) March 10, 2023
The office said the offenses were reported in February by current Juab county officials.
Henderson said that so far the allegations and evidence warrant a state investigation that could involve criminal charges.
In the press release, Henderson said “All reports of election violations are treated with utmost urgency.”
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