EDINBURG – The Hidalgo County Criminal District Attorney’s Office can confirm that three arrests have been made in connection with an ongoing voter fraud investigation. The charges stem from False Statement on Voter Registration Application – Texas Election Code 13.007 (a) (b) Class B Misdemeanor and Illegal Voting - Texas Election Code 64.012 (a) (1) Second Degree Felony.
“Voter fraud is not acceptable in our elections,” said District Attorney Ricardo Rodriguez Jr. “It is crucial to protect the integrity of our elections, and we will continue to vigorously pursue all avenues of investigation.”
The investigation is a collaborative effort on the part of the Texas Attorney General’s Office, the Texas Rangers, and the Hidalgo County Criminal District Attorney’s Office. Additional arrests may be forthcoming.