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GOP Official’s Wife Found Guilty On 52 Counts Of Voter Fraud

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Woodbury County Supervisor Jeremy Taylor (R) and his wife Kim Taylor.
Woodbury County Supervisor Jeremy Taylor (R) and his wife Kim Taylor. ( Photo: imgur)

Kim Taylor, the spouse of a county supervisor in Iowa, has been found guilty on all 52 counts related to voter fraud charges, local station KCAU reports. The verdict, reached on Tuesday, marks the conclusion of a lengthy investigation into her involvement in the 2020 election.

Federal prosecutors asserted that Taylor aimed to manipulate votes during the 2020 primary and general elections in Iowa to support her husband, Woodbury County Supervisor Jeremy Taylor (R), in securing the primary for the former seat of Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa).

Despite Jeremy Taylor’s loss in that primary with only 8 percent of the vote, prosecutors claimed that Kim Taylor continued her unlawful activities to aid her husband in seeking reelection as a supervisor in the fall, a campaign he ultimately won.

According to prosecutors, Taylor engaged in activities such as applying for and submitting false absentee ballots, signing ballots on behalf of voters without their consent, and encouraging others to do the same. She was arrested in January.

The 52 counts, each carrying a maximum sentence of five years, await sentencing, with no date set yet.

U.S. Attorney Timothy Duax condemned Taylor’s actions, emphasizing the importance of the right to vote.

“The right to vote is one of our most important constitutional rights. Ms. Taylor deprived citizens of their right to vote in order to benefit her husband’s campaign,” he stated before adding: “The guilty verdict is an example of how the justice system works to protect the voting rights of citizens and ensure fair and honest elections.”

Jeremy Taylor, who continues to serve as a county supervisor, defended his wife in a statement, expressing disappointment with the outcome. He acknowledged the legal process that allowed the jury to hear his wife’s side of the story.

“I plan to continue making decisions that are best for our county’s families, my first priority right now is to deal with today’s results as a private matter in order to be there for my own family, my wife and our children,” he told KCAU.

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