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Convicted felon's vote warrants arrest

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The way Eric Stephen Willems voted was a crime.

On Election Day, Willems, 25, went to his polling place in Lake Town Hall in Roseau County and cast his ballot in the historic presidential election.


Then, he was arrested and jailed for voting.

The problem was that the Warroad man has been a convicted felon since 2004, making it another felony for him to vote, according to the Roseau County Attorney's office.

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