Election Fraud Cases
David Koch, a former news director for KODI News, pleaded guilty to casting illegal votes. Koch, a convicted felon from Alaska, moved to Wyoming, registered to vote, and cast ballots in the 2010 and 2012 elections. He was sentenced to 2_4 years' imprisonment.
After moving from their Evansville home, Gary and Leila Blake requested absentee ballots. The ballots were returned with Evansville offices and ballot issues, which the couple filled out and returned despite no longer living there. The couple pleaded no contest to a misdemeanor charge. Each must pay $350 in fines and serve six months on probation.
Paseneaux, a sitting state representative, was arrested on felony voter fraud charges. She used a false address to vote after selling her home in 1997. She pleaded guilty and received a sentence of probation and was ordered to pay a $1,030 fine.