Grand Prairie Woman Found Guilty of Illegal Voting

A Tarrant County jury found a Grand Prairie woman guilty Wednesday on two counts of illegal voting, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reported. Rosa Maria Ortega, 37, was found guilty of voting in the November 2012 election and May 2014 GOP primary runoff in Dallas County knowing she wasn't a U.S. citizen, the Star-Telegram reported. Ortega testified Wednesday that she did not understand the differences between the rights granted to citizens and the rights granted to legal residents. She said she believed she did have the right to vote though she did receive a letter in October 2013 from the Tarrant County elections office.Ortega was indicted in November 2015.   Continue reading...

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