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Man accused of voting in both Wyandotte, Jackson County elections

Posted at 3:08 PM, Nov 08, 2017
and last updated 2017-11-08 16:08:31-05

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A man is facing charges after prosecutors said he voted in both Wyandotte and Jackson Counties in two elections.

68-year-old Lee Arthur Orr is charged with a class one election offense. According to court documents, Orr registered to vote in Wyandotte County in 2011 and later registered in Jackson County, as well. 

On Nov. 4, 2014, Orr allegedly cast votes in both Jackson County and Wyandotte County.

He's also accused of casting an early voter ballot in Wyandotte County on Nov. 5, 2016 and then later voting at a Jackson County polling location on Nov. 8, 2016.

Court documents said that Orr's driver's license lists a Kansas CIty, Kansas address in Wyandotte County.

He has not yet provided a statement to police.