Woman Arrested for Voting using Deceased Person's Identify

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WESLACO – A woman arrested on voter fraud allegations will be prosecuted at the state level.

Investigators say Bernice Annette Garza voted in the March 2016 democratic primary election, using a deceased person’s identity.

They say she used a mail-in ballot in Starr County.

Garza has been charged with voter impersonation, illegal voting, and providing false information.

The attorney general says Hidalgo County prosecutors will help with the case.


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