Wednesday, Fort Worth, TX.
A jury delivered a guilty verdict in a case with statewide implications both in terms of legal precedent & revealing cracks within the election process.
On the seventh floor of the Tim Curry Criminal Justice Center, Rosa Maria Ortega was found guilty on two counts of illegal voting and sentenced to 8 years. The first count was for the 2012 general election. The second was the 2014 Republican Primary Runoff. Ortega had voted in both elections while ineligible. (Not a citizen)