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Poll Worker Sentenced to Prison, Given Probation

Poll Worker Sentenced to Prison, Given Probation
Posted Tuesday, March 11th 2014 @ 2pm

(Cincinnati, Oh.)--Melowese Richardson, plead No Contest Today, to 4 counts of Illegal Voting in front of Judge Robert Ruehlman.


The veteran Cincinnati poll worker, had previously been sentenced to 5 years in prison on July 17, 2013.


She was charged with repeatedly voting illegally over three elections using different names, including her sister who had been in a coma for a decade.


The 59-year-old was sentenced Tuesday to 5 years of community control and ordered to pay court costs.


Hamilton County Prosecutor Joseph T. Deters commented, "in the interest of justice, it is time for her to go home."


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