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Menahga man charged for voting
Wadena Minnesota 314 S. Jefferson 56482

A Menahga man is in hot water for voting on a school bond issue.

David Rudolph Haataja, 25, is a convicted felon and prohibited from voting, according to court documents. He could face a maximum sentence of 5 years in prison and/or a $10,000 fine for a charge of unlawful voting, which was filed May 21 in Wadena County District Court.

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Haataja was convicted of fleeing a peace officer in a motor vehicle, a felony, in 2009.

On April 13, Haataja voted and signed statements declaring he was not a convicted felon, according to court documents.

His initial appearance on the charge was scheduled for June 7.

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