TUCSON (AZ) — A grand jury in Arizona has indicted a Tucson resident accused of illegally registering for and casting a ballot while he was a Pima County prison inmate, authorities announced Thursday.

The indictment alleges 45-year-old Kenneth Russell Nelson falsely completed a voter registration form in 2018 indicating that he had not been convicted of a felony or that his rights had been restored.

It also claims Nelson was previously convicted of a felonious offense and had not had his right restored since a 2017 sentence.

Nelson reportedly voted in the 2018 primary and general elections and in the 2020 general election.

He was charged with one count of false registration, and three counts for illegal voting.

It wasn’t clear Thursday if Nelson had a lawyer who could speak on his account.

Nelson will be appearing in court on Nov. 8, at Pima County Superior Court.

The case is being investigated by the Arizona Attorney General’s Office Election Integrity Unit.

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