Lawrenceburg Man Charged With Alleged Voter Fraud

Troy Kemper was taken into custody on Tuesday.

Troy Kemper. Photo by the Dearborn County Sheriff's Office. 

(Lawrenceburg, Ind.) – A Lawrenceburg man has been arrested and charged with alleged voter fraud.

Troy A. Kemper, 58, was taken into custody on Tuesday and charged with Perjury and Voting Under a False Name.

The charges are in connection with alleged voter fraud prior to the 2019 city general election, according to Prosecutor Lynn Deddens.

In a news release Wednesday, Deddens said there were irregularities in the ballot requests submitted by Kemper.

"The Election Board reviewed the voter’s signature cards to the absentee ballot requests submitted by Kemper. The Election Board determined that the signature on the voter registration did not match the applications that were being submitted by Kemper. As a result, the Election Board rejected all of the ballot request and ordered the Clerk to send letters to each voter advising them that their request for an absentee ballot was denied,” the release read.

Indiana State Police found that numerous residents of Lawrenceburg did not request an absentee ballot or give Kemper permission to submit a request for an absentee ballot on their behalf.

Kemper made his initial appearance in Dearborn Superior Court II on Tuesday.

More from Local News


  • Hillforest Museum Open for Tours

    Hillforest Victorian House Museum was the home of industrialist and financier Thomas Gaff and his family between 1855 and 1926.

    at Hillforest Museum
  • 4-H for Everyone: Your place to belong!

    Celebrate National 4-H Week by enrolling in 4-H beginning October 1st. Dearborn County 4-H is looking for youth and adults to join our 4-H family. 4-H is a Positive Youth Development program of Purdue Extension serving all youth grades K-12 and you don't need to live on a farm to participate! Youth participate in club activities, special interest or afterschool programming, 4-H camp and more. Families can choose their level of participation. 4-H participation builds leadership and other life skills youth need to be successful. Develops belonging independence, mastery and generosity, is hand on and family friendly! If you have questions about the 4-H program, please contact Liz Beiersdorfer, or call 812-926-1189.

  • Arts Alive! Art Fair & Bazaar

    Put the magic back in holiday shopping -- visit the Arts Alive! Art Fair & Gift Bazaar. From Friday, November 26 to Wednesday, December 22, our marketplace will include fine arts and crafts of all types – ceramics, soaps, drawings, carvings, pottery, jewelry, quilts, photography, holiday decorations and more by talented artists living in southeastern Indiana and beyond. If you're looking for a special gift or eye-catching home decor item, this event is for you.

    at Dearborn Hghlnds Arts

CES Christmas Essay Contest Winners Honored At Christmas Tree Lighting

The City of Lawrenceburg sponsors the annual Christmas Essay Contest.

AUDIO: Friends Of Lauren Hill Memorial Park Getting Closer To Official Opening

In recent weeks, fencing has started going up for the dog park.

Kentucky Lawmaker Pushing To Remove Criminal Penalties For Small Marijuana Possession, Use

Two bills were pre-filed on Monday ahead of the upcoming legislative session.

Switz. Co's Duvall, JCD's Simon Named ORVC Basketball Players Of The Week

The ORVC report for November 22-27 was released Tuesday.

Local Sports Report - November 24, 26, 27, 2021

Report missing scores to

Local Sports Report - November 23, 2021

The boys high school basketball season tipped off on Tuesday night.

On Air

Your Hometown Radio Station playing
Luke Combs - Cold As You

High Valley Grew Up On That 19:22
Blake Shelton Honey Bee 19:19
Russell Dickerson Home Sweet 19:15
Travis Denning After A Few 19:12