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.
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.
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“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.”
“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.”
“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.”