Christine Chernosky, a Canadian citizen, came to the United States on a six-month visitor visa. During that time, she applied for a driver’s license, registered to vote, and voted in the 2004 election, a felony under Minnesota law. Immigration Judge ruled that this Canadian citizen could be deported from the U.S. and was inadmissible because […]
Kristy Dettle from Fridley, Minnesota was charged with voting more than once in the same election, making or signing a false certificate, and making a false or untrue statement on an absentee ballot application. She pleaded guilty to voting more than once, and the other charges were dismissed. She was sentenced to one year of […]
James Keith Lesure was charged with falsely registered ineligible voters in the 2008 election in St. Paul, Minnesota. He pleaded guilty and was sentenced to one year imprisonment (later stayed) and six months’ probation.
Matthew Hinman was charged with false registration and knowingly voting while ineligible in the 2008 election. He was convicted of the later and was sentenced to one year in prison, one year of unsupervised probation, and a $3,000 fine (of which $2,700 was stayed for one year).
Jacqueline Perry pleaded guilty to registering ineligible voters in St. Paul, Minnesota. She was sentenced to 365 days’ imprisonment (364 were stayed), two years’ probation, and a fine of $50. She was also ordered to perform 25 hours of community service.
As part of a plea agreement, Freda Jahnke pleaded guilty to knowingly voting while ineligible in Fairmont, Minnesota. She was sentenced to 365 days in jail, two years of unsupervised probation, and 30 days of community service.
Kerry Kellar of Cass Lake was convicted of knowingly voting despite being ineligible. She was sentenced to 366 days’ imprisonment, which was stayed in favor of five years of supervised probation.
Cynthia Clark pleaded guilty to registering an ineligible voter in St. Paul, Minnesota. She was sentenced to 365 days in jail and two years of supervised probation. She was also ordered to perform 25 hours of community service and pay a $50 fine.
Karl Bennett was convicted of registering an ineligible voter. He was sentenced to serve one year in the Ramsey County Correctional Facility, with 227 days of his sentence stayed. He received two years’ supervised probation and was ordered to pay a $50 fine.
Joseph Wagner pleaded guilty to registration of ineligible voters, and was sentenced to one year in prison (of which 11 months and 19 days were stayed for two years). He was also sentenced to two years of probation and a $50 fine.