Voter fraud suspect arrested in Des Moines


POLK COUNTY, I.A. (NEWS10) – A woman has been arrested on suspicion of voting twice this month in the general election.

Terri Lynn Rote, 55-years-old was charged with first degree election misconduct which is a class D felony.

Rote was accused of voting at two different ballot stations in Iowa and has been reported to be the first time voting fraud has been found in 12 years in Polk County.

Rote was held in jail on a $5,000 bond, but she had been released as of Friday afternoon.

Her next court appearance was scheduled for Nov. 7, court records show.

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