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Poll worker landing at the center of voter fraud investigation.
Did -- Cincinnati woman -- President Obama supporter but six times last November and if she did.
Should we be worried about our election system -- about the swing state of Ohio -- correspondent Eric Shawn is here with that story -- I Greta we know it's against a lot of vote twice and our country well apparently some people in Ohio did just that.
This past November Mel Louise Richardson is the center of the investigation.
As she is a long time Cincinnati poll workers she supporter President Obama.
She told local TV station WC -- that yes she did vote twice during the election she said that she was afraid her vote would not count.
She denies that she intentionally committed voter fraud saying -- -- heard of a mistake.
Here's part of what she sent.
In public life I after registering out thousands of people certainly what in my -- to count so I voted.
I voted at -- absolutely no intent on my part to make any bona -- Authorities say she -- at the polls and by absentee ballot and both those votes did count.
-- -- also questions of a total of six votes she said that she also voted by absentee ballot for her granddaughter India we talked to India she said yeah.
-- grandmother voted for me what's the big deal -- -- said she voted for someone else in the house.
And two other absentee ballots were apparently mailed to the board of elections from that house authorities say they all had similar handwriting so they're investigating all that John how steady is the Republican secretary of state of Ohio.
He says the strikes the very heart of our democracy he told us in an interview.
That it appears that -- Richardson used her position to quote cover her tracks.
And guess what she's not the only one.
Who voted twice in Ohio was part of the investigation of nineteen cases Greta take a look what some other people who voted -- -- an investigator said of one voter.
I explain -- you voted twice and she told me not to bother her and got off the phone as she hung up.
Here's another voter said yes she voted early and then voted again and then she asked what's the problem.
And this voter said he remembered both times he doesn't know why he voted.
Twice and -- we repeatedly tried to get in touch with ms.
Richardson -- comment that was unsuccessful.
But she is set to appear at a hearing at the Hamilton County board of elections in Cincinnati later this week.
So we expect and perhaps you explain herself -- more fully but exactly what happen.
And Erica underlined this is a poll worker who presumably is treated knows -- news this is since I'm actually speechless congressman Eric thank you right up.
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