Ohio Secretary of State: 17 Non-Citizens Found To Have Voted Illegally in 2012 Election, Referring Case For Possible Prosecution

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Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted announced Wednesday that his office found 17 non-citizens illegally cast ballots in the 2012 presidential election—and has referred the case for possible prosecution. 

The alleged crime would be a notable case of voter fraud in a key swing state. By law, only American citizens are allowed the privilege of casting ballots for the nation's leaders.