MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) –An Anoka County woman has been charged for voting twice in the 2016 election.
According to the criminal complaint, 24-year-old Chiquita Baptiste is charged with one count of unlawful voting.READ MORE: Missing: Ali Isse Last Seen In Fridley On July 25
The complaint states Baptiste went to a polling location in Spring Lake Park with her family on Nov. 8, 2016. She registered and submitted a completed ballot at that location.
The complaint states election officials learned that Baptiste and her family were at the wrong polling location and directed them to a polling location in Fridley.READ MORE: Benton County Attorney Philip Miller Charged With Sexually Assaulting Child
Before Baptiste left, the Spring Lake Park city manager told her she could not vote at the other polling location.
After the election, officials discovered Baptiste submitted a ballot in Fridley as well. She said she did not know she could not vote twice, according to the complaint.MORE NEWS: Motorcyclist Dies After Crash On Highway 52 In St. Paul
Baptiste is scheduled to appear in court in December.