A man with addresses in Ghent and New York City was in Ghent Town Court Monday evening, after being charged with Illegal Voting and Offering a false instrument for filing, both felonies.
The Columbia County D.A.'s office prosecuted the case of 65 year old Bert Goldfinger. He was arrested by State Police Monday. The investigation began in March 2017. We're told he voted in both locations in 2013. On Monday night, he plead guilty to a lesser charge and is awaiting sentencing.