A Wisconsin man on probation after his sixth drunk driving conviction illegally voted in last November’s election, according to reports.
Donald Holz, 63, has been charged with committing voter fraud, Milwaukee’s FOX 6 reported.
“I am a qualified voter,” Holz had maintained in his 2020 voter application, even though he had signed a voter ineligibility acknowledgment form after his sentencing in 2019, according to the station.
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The 2019 form indicated that Holz would not be eligible to vote again until after he had completed his probation sentence, FOX 6 reported.
Holz is due to appear in court on October 12 on the count of voter fraud. If convicted, he could face up to three years in prison and / or a fine of up to $ 10,000.
The suspect was the fourth in Wisconsin charged with voter fraud in connection with last November’s vote, FOX 11 of Green Bay, Wisconsin reported.
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Eric Toney, Fond du Lac County District Attorney, issued the following statement on the matter:
“This prosecution does not suggest that the election was stolen, but elections are the cornerstone of our democracy and the integrity of our electoral process must be protected at all times. We will continue to prosecute any circumstance of electoral fraud, as permitted by law. , in order to safeguard our electoral process and ensure that the public has confidence in our elections. The accused is presumed innocent unless proven guilty or until proven guilty. ”