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New York Man Accused Of Requesting More Than 100 Fraudulent Democratic Primary Ballots

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A man named Abdul Rahman is facing a 140-count indictment for allegedly committing voter fraud in the borough’s Democratic primary election.

He is accused of requesting and filling out fraudulent ballots, attempting to disenfranchise 118 voters.

If convicted, Rahman could face up to seven years in prison. (Trending: Prominent LGBTQ Activist Arrested Over Disturbing Charges)

“Every vote has to count,” Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz said in a statement. “Election integrity is the foundation of a viable, working democracy,” the statement continued.

“We will vigorously prosecute anyone who threatens in any way to undermine that integrity … The integrity of elections will be upheld in this borough.”

The Queens District Attorney emphasized the importance of election integrity and stated that anyone who threatens it will be vigorously prosecuted.

Rahman allegedly dropped off 118 absentee ballot applications, of which 32 were approved, and then picked them up.

He is charged with multiple counts related to illegal voting and the possession and filing of forged instruments.

“Rahman is being charged with 20 counts each of illegal voting, second-degree criminal possession of a forged instrument, first-degree falsifying business records, first-degree offering a false instrument for filing, third-degree criminal possession of a forged instrument, second-degree falsifying business records and second-degree offering a false instrument for filing,” the report found.

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