Thursday, April 9, 2009

Man admits voting for Obama in late wife's name

Like they say in Chicago: Vote early and often! I'll bet that his wife's ballot wasn't the only ballot of a deceased person that was cast for Obama.

Associated Press Writer

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - A Wisconsin man has acknowledged that he illegally cast an absentee ballot for Barack Obama in his wife's name to fulfill her dying wish.

Stephen Wroblewski (roe-BLESS-key) of Milwaukee said Wednesday he plans to plead guilty to voter fraud to end the embarrassing episode.

He says he contacted prosecutors the day after the fall election after learning that the ballot he cast for his wife was being challenged.

His wife, Jacqueline Wroblewski, was a veteran Democratic activist who died of lung cancer in August.

Wroblewski says his wife would have been appalled at what he did because she "was a stickler for the rules."
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