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Woman detained in Nebraska for alleged Kansas voter fraud

Release Date: Jun 04, 2024
TOPEKA - (June 4, 2024) - A Florida woman is under arrest in Nebraska for alleged election crimes committed in Kansas.

Nebraska authorities arrested Jamie Johnson, 47, of Dade City, Florida, on May 29 for forging signatures on petitions to make "No Labels" an officially recognized political party in Kansas. Secretary of State Scott Schwab reviewed the allegations before forwarding the case to Kansas Attorney General Kris Kobach’s Office.
"As attorney general, I am determined to prosecute election fraud to the fullest extent of the law. It doesn't matter how far you run. We will drag you back to Kansas and prosecute you," Kobach said. "The people of Kansas deserve the most secure elections possible."

The arrest comes following an extensive investigation by the Kansas Attorney General’s Office and intense efforts by law enforcement in Nebraska and Johnson County, Kansas, to track down Ms. Johnson.

Johnson is charged with multiple counts of election fraud in Johnson County District Court, including one count of election perjury and 18 counts of election forgery. She is currently detained in Nebraska pending extradition to Kansas and appearance in Johnson County District Court. 
“As I have always said, my office is committed to pursuing any evidence of election crime. Kansas has strong laws to ensure the integrity of our elections, and this case demonstrates that the process works,” Schwab said.

Johnson should be presumed innocent until proven guilty.

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