Scottsdale Woman Accused of Voting in Name of Deceased Person Indicted

SCOTTSDALE – Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced today that a State Grand Jury has indicted Tracey Kay McKee, of Scottsdale, with one count of Illegal Voting and one count of Perjury, for allegedly casting a vote in the name of a deceased person through an early ballot in the 2020 General Election. 
The indictment alleges that McKee signed the name of a deceased individual to an early ballot envelope. McKee is the daughter of the deceased individual, who died on October 5, 2020. McKee is accused of signing her deceased mother’s name to a declaration made under penalty of perjury on an early ballot envelope on or between October 7, 2020, and November 3, 2020.

All charged defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty.

Assistant Attorney General Todd Lawson investigated and is prosecuting the case.

McKee’s next court appearance is set for August 11, 2021, in Maricopa County Superior Court.

No booking photograph is available.

Copy of indictment here.

This case was investigated and prosecuted by the Arizona Attorney General’s Office’s Election Integrity Unit (EIU). EIU was established with the support of the Arizona Legislature to combat reports of voter and election-related fraud. Currently, the EIU has 5 active election-related criminal cases in Superior Courts statewide, and continues to work on criminal and civil complaints made in connection with the 2020 election cycle.