Woman Charged With Voting Twice Pleads Not Guilty

Dec 12, 2016

The Des Moines woman accused of voting twice for Donald Trump has entered a plea of not guilty."

In October, 55-year-old Terri Rote was charged with voting twice at separate early voting locations. She told Iowa Public Radio she voted twice because she was concerned her first vote for Trump would be changed to one for Hillary Clinton, and that “the polls are rigged.”

Court documents reveal little information behind Rote’s plea, besides that she requests a speedy trial, which is set for February 6.

Rote faces two Class D felonies, one for voting twice, and the other perjury. Conviction of either charge could result in a five year prison sentence.

Rote is currently out on bond.

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