A mother and daughter have been accused of rigging a homecoming election in Pensacola, Florida.
Laura Rose Carrol was arrested for accessing student records without authorization to rig the outcome of homecoming votes. Her daughter was sent to a juvenile detention center.
Carrol has been an employee of her county’s school district. Her daughter has been cited to have said that she used this access to cast votes.
A mother and daughter are accused of illegally accessing hundreds of student accounts to rig the vote and crown the teen homecoming queen. https://t.co/PuP3ZeipcE
— FOX 5 San Diego (@fox5sandiego) March 16, 2021
Investigators say that Carrol used unauthorized access to cast homecoming votes for her daughter’s school. Both were charged
with third-degree felonies.
Carrol was accused of accessing 372 high school records beginning in 2019.
Have you ever known about a rigged homecoming election? What was your school’s homecoming like?