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Secretary Husted Addresses Franklin County Indictments

COLUMBUS – Franklin County Prosecutor Ron O’Brien announced Thursday that seven indictments concerning non-citizens illegally voting had been issued in connection with Franklin County elections in 2012, 2015, and 2016. The following statement may be directly attributed to Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted:

“Today’s indictments are added proof that if you cheat in Ohio elections you will be caught and held accountable. Earlier this year, our office identified these individuals as non-citizens who illegally registered to vote and cast ballots in previous elections. Their names were then sent to law enforcement for further investigation. Coordinated efforts like these – that included both state and local entities – have made it easy to vote and hard to cheat in Ohio. I would like to commend Prosecutor Ron O’Brien for his work in this effort.”

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