Man Charged in Edinburg Voter Fraud Case Pleads Not Guilty

10 months 1 week 3 days ago Tuesday, September 24 2019 Sep 24, 2019 September 24, 2019 9:10 AM September 24, 2019 in News

EDINBURG – A man accused of voter fraud in the 2017 municipal election pleaded not guilty.

Francisco Tamez, Jr. was formally arraigned on two county of illegal voting Monday.

Investigators say Tamez switched his address to show he lived in an Edinburg apartment complex that belongs to Mayor Richard Molina.

Tamez is also accused of voting while being a felon on probation.

Tamez is among 22 people charged in an ongoing voter fraud investigation.

Mayor Richard Molina and his wife are among those charged. They're trial is set for December.

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