Milford student at Keene State voted twice in 2012 election, AG says

MILFORD – A Keene State student from Milford who voted in the 2012 general election at the school but also voted by absentee ballot in Milford has agreed to pay a $1,000 penalty, while his mother has paid a $250 fine for obtaining the absentee ballot for him.

The state Attorney General’s Office announced the fines Jan. 14.

According to a press release, Adam Kumpu voted by absentee ballot in Milford and, on Election Day, registered and voted in the city of Keene. Kumpu agreed to pay a penalty of $1,000 for this violation of RSA 659:34, I (b). The absentee ballot was obtained by Kumpu’s mother, Janine Kumpu, of Milford, who allegedly completed the application, signed Adam Kumpu’s name on it and submitted it to the Milford Town Clerk’s office. The town clerk then forwarded the absentee ballot to Adam Kumpu, who was attending Keene State College.

Janine Kumpu agreed to pay a penalty of $250 for this violation of RSA 659:34, I (c), the office said.

– TELEGRAPH STAFF