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Arrest documents detail how woman allegedly tried to vote twice

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The FBI arrests Roxanne Rubin, who is charged with attempting to vote more than once in the same election, at the Riviera in Las Vegas on Friday, Nov. 2, 2012.

Voter Fraud Arrest in Vegas

The FBI arrests Roxanne Rubin, who is charged with attempting to vote more than once in the same election, at the Riviera in Las Vegas on Friday, Nov. 2, 2012. Launch slideshow »

A Henderson woman accused of trying to vote twice this week said today that she is eager to tell her side of the story.

Roxanne Rubin, 56 and a registered Republican, was arrested Friday on a felony charge of voter fraud.

"I really want to talk to you because I am not crazy," Rubin said when reached by a Sun reporter on her cellphone — a number she provided to poll workers the second time she tried to vote Monday. "But I'm really unable to talk until I meet with my lawyer."

Rubin is accused of voting at an early-voting location in Henderson on Monday morning. She raised poll workers' attention there when she commented to another voter that she "signed differently and they didn't check my ID," according to arrest documents released today.

Poll workers described a petite woman in her 50s with striking red hair. According to arrest documents, Rubin's signature at the Henderson voting location matched her voter registration card, evidence used by investigators to back up their claim it was indeed Rubin who cast a ballot and not someone else.

Rubin then went to a second polling location on Eastern Avenue. When she attempted to sign in, poll workers were alerted by their computer system that she had already voted. Rubin complained that the poll workers at the first location had made a mistake and insisted she be allowed to vote.

Poll workers refused to let her vote. Rubin then gave them her cellphone number and asked them to call her when she was allowed to vote, according to the arrest documents.

Rubin was arrested Friday by the Election Integrity Task Force when she arrived to work at the Riviera.

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  1. "I really want to talk to you because I am not crazy,"

    I think Sharron Angle used to say that very thing.

  2. Republicans cry fraud - now it is Republicans having to pony up $ for this woman's defense.

    Republicans have no shame. Despicable! Completely sick and twisted.

  3. Sounds to me she wanted to "correct" her ballot.... And didn't communicate that to the poll workers. And it appears the poll workers didn't exactly make an effort to understand. I can't see her convicted of voting twice. She didn't actually vote twice and its gonna be hard as heck to prove intent for fraud. Why would someone leave a contact name and number if they were trying to commit fraud? And since when is the media notified in advanced of an arrest so they can all line up and make photos/videos?

    I think that I would (as a poll judge) given her a provisional ballot, let her complete it, then write up the incident. IMHO there was no good reason to arrest her (based on what has been reported). It does seem so much like political grandstanding by Mr. Miller's group.

  4. "We TeaPublicans are going to make sure that guy obama won't be able to accomplish anything in his second term just like we have been doing ever since obama took office!"

    if you can't win you'll take you ball and go home? lol. don't think that'll work this time around but say hey to Mitch McConnell for us when you see him.

  5. Test_Guy nails it: It's only voter fraud if it's the Demoncrats! IOKIYAR.

  6. Given that it is a current mantra of the Republican party that there will be rampant voter fraud this cycle it is possible that this individual is a "Breitbart" style plant to sting elections officials. Unfortunately [for her] she was caught. Throw the book at her!

  7. Just to be clear: Bipartisanship does not mean voting for each candidate once.

  8. I'm a little slow. Is this right?

    She goes to a Henderson location and votes. She decides the poll workers there "made a mistake". So, instead of going back to the location to attempt to correct the "mistake", she goes to another location on Eastern Ave to vote again. Is that right?

    Hmmmm...

    I guess I'm just stupid.

  9. MUST BE A TERRIBLE MISTAKE!!

    Absolutely mind-boggling! A registered republican caught attempting to vote twice in the same election???? You've got to be kidding. Only a democrat would commit such a dastardly deed. Must be a mistake. Or, maybe she's an undercover ACORN agent whose job it is to make republicans look bad. Yeah, that's it. You can tell by looking at her picture that she's innocent. Maybe her neighbor's cousin's brother-in-law told her that if President Obama was ahead in the polls with three days to go before the election, some republicans could vote twice to make it more even. Whatever, you might want to read some of the (obviously republican) comments. They could cause laughter if the situation was not so serious and their comments so transparent.

  10. @ - Launce (Launce Rake) --- I'm just someone with an opinion. I don't state anything in my post as "fact" ... and I certainly did not imply nor state that only democrats commit voter fraud. However, you've strongly implied, as a fact, that I'm a republican and that I think that only democrats commit voter fraud. I'm not a republican, and I didn't say what you wrote. Quit using others as a means to spout off on your own totally illogical conclusions. Thanks.