A New York man allegedly sought not one, but two mail-in ballots on behalf of his deceased mother, according to officials.
The New York Post reports:
Suffolk County District Attorney Timothy Sini charged Wayne Tappe, a 57-year-old registered Democrat from Water Mill in the Hamptons, with two counts of offering a false instrument, a class-E felony. […]
The Suffolk County Board of Elections reported receiving two applications to vote via absentee ballot from Lucille Tappe of Commack. The applications for absentee ballots were signed in Lucille Tappe’s name on Sept. 4 and Oct. 6. But the Suffolk elections agency had been notified in June by the state Health Department that Lucille Tappe died on June 16. The Suffolk BOE also received applications for absentee ballots from son Wayne Tappe on Sept. 9 and in March.
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