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Illinois Woman Charged With Voter-Registration Fraud

(By Jay Laprete -- Bloomberg News)

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Tuesday, January 6, 2009

Charges of Voter-Registration Fraud

A woman has been charged in federal court with submitting false information on Missouri voter-registration cards, including turning in cards from nursing home residents without their knowledge. Deidra Humphrey of East St. Louis, Ill., faces two felony counts of voter-registration fraud. U.S. Attorney Catherine Hanaway's office said Humphrey, 44, worked for ACORN and the Missouri Progressive Vote Coalition from June to August of last year.

SOURCE: Associated Press


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