Secretary of State
Des Moines, IA 50319
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Chance McElhaney, (515) 725-2942
Guilty Plea Entered in Dallas County Voter Fraud Case
Des Moines – Iowa Secretary of State Matt Schultz announced that a guilty plea was entered in a Dallas County voter fraud case. The Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI) referred the case to Dallas County Attorney Wayne Reisetter who filed the election misconduct charges.
"Voter fraud is a serious crime and Iowa voters expect the integrity of elections to be held to the highest standard," Schultz said. "DCI diligently worked on this voter fraud case and I appreciate County Attorney Reisetter bringing charges in this case so Iowa voters can be sure the integrity of future elections is not in doubt."
Tehvedin Murgic of Dallas County was charged with election misconduct. Murgic pled guilty and will pay a fine of $1,325.