“Cracking Down on Voter Fraud” in Iowa

A Cedar Rapids man is accused of voting three times in the November 2012 election.  Linn County prosecutors say Clarence Ellis admitted casting absentee ballots for two other family members, a felony.  Video.


Earlier this month, Iowa Secretary of State Matt Schultz announced the conviction of a Muscatine County woman for “registering to vote and voting in the 2012 general election while being a non-citizen.”  Mayra Alejandra Lopez Morales pleaded her felony charge down to a misdemeanor and was sentenced to unsupervised probation.