Alaska election official displayed Trump gear, broke no laws

    BETHEL, Alaska (AP) — An Alaska community election official hung flags and displayed other items supporting the president near a polling station on election day but authorities said no laws were broken.

    KYUK-AM reported Bethel Elections Chairperson Job Hale hung flags and posters supporting the candidacy of President Donald Trump on light poles outside the building in which elections were being cast Nov. 3.

    State law prohibits campaign material within 200 feet of an entrance to a polling site.

    Hale’s campaign materials were just beyond the legal boundary, and Bethel Police Chief Richard Simmons said the law was not violated.

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