MINNEAPOLIS -- An 86-year-old Minnesota woman who suffers from dementia is facing felony voter fraud charges because she accidentally voted twice.
The woman voted with an absentee ballot back in July, but forgot. So, she went in person to vote in August at a community center.
Here is where this gets frustrating. The voting roster was marked that she already voted, but the election official let her vote again anyway. That person isn't facing charges, but she is.
If convicted the woman faces 5 years in prison and a $10,000 fine.
The prosecutor has said, however, she doesn't expect the woman to spend a day in jail.DISCUSS:
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