Melowese Richardson http://wvxu.org en Madisonville woman imprisoned in vote fraud case released http://wvxu.org/post/madisonville-woman-imprisoned-vote-fraud-case-released <p>Melowese Richardson, sentenced to five years in prison last summer on four counts of illegal voting, has been released from prison due to her mental condition, according to her lawyer.</p><p>Tuesday morning, Hamilton County Common Pleas Court Judge Robert Ruehlman ordered the Madisonville woman released from prison and placed her on five years of probation.</p><p>Hamilton County prosecutor Joseph T. Deters agreed to the new sentence.</p> Tue, 11 Mar 2014 18:47:14 +0000 Howard Wilkinson 24077 at http://wvxu.org Madisonville woman imprisoned in vote fraud case released Former poll worker gets 5 years for voter fraud http://wvxu.org/post/former-poll-worker-gets-5-years-voter-fraud <p>Melowese Richardson, the former Madisonville poll worker&nbsp;found guilty&nbsp;on four counts of&nbsp;voter fraud, was sentenced&nbsp;Wednesday in Hamilton County Common Pleas Court.&nbsp;</p><p>Calling her "nothing more than a common criminal," Judge Robert Ruehlman&nbsp;gave&nbsp;Richardson<strong> five years in prison</strong> for voting twice for herself and three times for her sister who has been in a coma since 2003.</p> Wed, 17 Jul 2013 15:49:27 +0000 Ann Thompson 15058 at http://wvxu.org Former poll worker gets 5 years for voter fraud Former poll worker pleads no contest in vote fraud http://wvxu.org/post/former-poll-worker-pleads-no-contest-vote-fraud-0 <p>Melowese Richardson, the Madisonville poll worker accused for voting illegally for herself and others over three elections, entered no contest pleas in court this morning to four of the eight charges against her.</p><p>Hamilton County Common Pleas Court Judge Robert Ruehlman accepted the plea bargain reached between Richardson's attorney and assistant county prosecutor William Anderson and found Richardson guilty of four counts of illegal voting.</p><p>The other four counts were dismissed.</p> Tue, 28 May 2013 15:25:59 +0000 Howard Wilkinson 13068 at http://wvxu.org Former poll worker pleads no contest in vote fraud Case delayed for woman accused of voter fraud http://wvxu.org/post/case-delayed-woman-accused-voter-fraud <p></p><p>The Madisonville Recreation Center poll worker accused of voting twice, and casting ballots for seven other people in possibly three different elections, was not ready to enter a guilty plea on Wednesday.</p><p>Melowese Richardson, when <a href="http://www.wcpo.com/dpp/news/region_central_cincinnati/downtown/Poll-worker-accused-of-voter-fraud-in-Hamilton-County-speaks-out">interviewed&nbsp; by WCPO </a>a few months ago, said she didn't do anything wrong.</p><p>On Wednesday, before Hamilton County Judge Robert Ruehlman, her attorney said she wasn't ready to issue a plea.</p> Wed, 17 Apr 2013 15:46:20 +0000 Ann Thompson 11542 at http://wvxu.org Case delayed for woman accused of voter fraud