Des Moines - A DCI investigation has resulted in two individuals being charged with election fraud, a class D felony, and fraudulent practices, an aggravated misdemeanor. Those charged are 37-year-old Jason Anthony Rawlin, of Indianola, and 37-year-old Stacy Rae Brown, of Kanawha.
According to criminal complaints filed, Rawlin and Brown are previously convicted felons who registered to vote while obtaining state issued driver's licenses and or identification cards.
Rawlin is a previously convicted felon in Wapello County and registered to vote in Warren County. Brown is a previously convicted felon in Hancock County and registered to vote in Hancock County through the Wright County Issuance Station in Clarion.
Rawlin was arrested by the Indianola Police Department and was released on bail. Brown turned herself in to law enforcement Thursday and was booked into the Wright County Jail and released on her own recognizance.
This investigation was conducted through the cooperative efforts of the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation, Warren County Attorney's Office and the Wright County Attorney's Office.