A Cahokia man faces perjury charges after police said he tried to vote twice in the Illinois primary election.
Jesse P. Johnson III, 51, of 519 St. Barbara in Cahokia, knowingly made a false statement, material to the issue or point in questions, which he did not believe to be true in a voter affidavit, the charges stated. The charges stated Johnson showed up to vote on March 4 and March 5.
Johnson was charged in a criminal complaint on Friday.
Illinois State Police investigated the case.
Johnson was free on $10,000 bail on Monday.
If convicted, Johnson could face between two to five years in prison.