The State Board of Elections says at least one southwest Virginia resident is the target of an apparent vote scam attempt. The caller tells whoever answers they can now cast an absentee ballot over the phone. At least 10 people report receiving such a call — it’s unclear who is behind this or why. The only way you can vote absentee is by mail or in person. WFIR’s Evan Jones has the story.

10-18 Vote Scam Wrap-WEB

The State Board of Elections asks anyone who suspects any election-related irregularities to contact them toll-free at (800) 552-9745.