Mexican woman sentenced for voter fraud in Texas

Mexican woman sentenced for voter fraud in Texas
(Image via Texas Tribune)

[Ed. – The remedy here is for the activist ring that encourages this behavior to have its back broken.  The woman shouldn’t have been brought here illegally in the first place.  If I broke vote-fraud laws, I would go to prison.  So should Ms. Ortega.]

Prosecutors say the reason officials at the elections department in Dallas didn’t stop the voter fraud from happening is because Rosa Ortega claimed she was a citizen on her application.

Now the Tarrant County D.A.’s office is calling for those claims to be verified before handing out registration cards.

Ortega’s attorney said the mother of four will undoubtedly be deported.

“What’s going to happen to the kids? So it’s not fair,” Rosa’s uncle, Felipe Ortega said.

He points out his niece has spent almost her entire life in the U.S. Her attorney said she has a learning disability and was confused about the difference between being a citizen and a legal resident, so she thought she was allowed to vote.

“The jury didn’t believe that story. They believed that the defendant knew exactly what she was doing, and they responded accordingly,” Prosecutor Jonathan White said.  [Incidentally, if you think the jury was all “white,” you know nothing about Tarrant County, Texas. – Ed.]

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