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Voter Fraud

AG Pax­ton: Sev­enth Court of Appeals Allows Pros­e­cu­tion of Mail Bal­lot Fraud­ster to Move Forward

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton today applauded the Seventh Court of Appeals in Amarillo, Texas for allowing the State to prosecute Erika Lozano-Pelayo for multiple counts of election fraud that resulted in two indictments.

March 02, 2020 | Press Release

Edin­burg May­or, Wife Arrest­ed in Orga­nized Ille­gal Vot­ing Scheme

Attorney General Ken Paxton today announced that the Election Fraud Unit of his office arrested city of Edinburg Mayor Richard Molina and his wife, Dalia, for voter fraud.

April 25, 2019 | Press Release

AG Pax­ton’s Elec­tion Fraud Unit Obtains Jail Sen­tence, Depor­ta­tion for Non-Cit­i­zen Charged with Vot­er Imper­son­ation and Vot­er Fraud

“Election integrity is a top priority for my office, and arrests and convictions like this clearly demonstrate our commitment to ensuring that Texas elections remain free and fair,” Attorney General Paxton said. “Anyone attempting to deprive the people of Texas of their voice in either state or federal elections will be brought to justice and penalized by the full extent of the law.”

September 13, 2018

AG Pax­ton’s Office to Pros­e­cute Two Counts of Non-Cit­i­zen Vot­er Fraud from Har­ris County

“This case demonstrates my office's commitment to protecting the integrity of elections,” Attorney General Paxton said. “We will continue to do everything in our power to safeguard the electoral process in Texas.”

May 14, 2018

AG Pax­ton’s Office to Pros­e­cute Nine Counts of Vot­er Fraud from Nue­ces County

“Nothing is more vital to our democracy than the integrity of our voting process, and my office will do everything within its abilities to solidify trust in every election in the state of Texas,” Attorney General Paxton said. “We're grateful to Nueces County Clerk Kara Sands for uncovering these election fraud cases. I'm hopeful these prosecutions will send a message that deters voter fraud in the future.”

March 07, 2018