Tag: voter ID

Texans Can Cast A Vote Without An ID

Rio Grande Valley (KFXV) — A provisional law allows texans to cast their vote even if they don’t have an ID. A federal judge approved a plan that states that it will not be mandatory for Texans to present an ID in order to vote. Under the new agreement, anyone without an ID can sign a declaration stating they are a U.S. Citizen and present proof of residence, such as a utility bill, bank statement or paycheck. This mandate does not replace the seven forms of identification, but is an addition to the current requirements providing an opportunity for...

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Corpus Sues Ochoa For Voter Fraud

EDINBURG (KFXV) — Today Marcos Ochoa’s lawyer and representatives from the elections department were present at the Hidalgo County Courthouse. In the lawsuit, Arnaldo Corpus is calling for a new election.  He claims that the voter count during the runoff elections was incorrect. Former candidate for Justice of the Peace from Hidalgo County Precinct 3, Place 2, Arnaldo Corpus submitted a lawsuit to dispute the election results from the May 24th election,  in which Marcos Ochoa won. According to the lawsuit, there were a significant amount of illegal votes counted to influence the election results. In a fox 2...

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Only 16% of Registered Valley Voters Cast Ballots in Last Year’s Elections

For more than 50 years South Texas has been well below the average state voter turnout. This morning, AACT Now held the ‘Valley Voter Awareness Month’ kickoff event in the city of Edinburg. Hidalgo County Judge Ramón Garcia was in attendance. He says it important to encourage people to vote. “We had invited the various organizations and business to come so we can talk to them and discuss the importance of voting, the importance to our area and good things can happen if we just generate the numbers of votes that come out of our south community”. According to...

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Avoiding Voter Fraud

Tomorrow, valley voters will have the opportunity to cast their votes and authorities say this is what you need to look for to prevent voter fraud. Voter fraud made news headlines following last march’s elections when allegations of tampering with voter machines came about. Officials say this time around, they are not taking any chances. To ensure each vote is cast fairly, authorities plan to step up efforts to prevent and investigate election fraud violations. “Voter fraud is alterations of votes and taking vibes,” “Judges add officials are getting the training they need to look out for voter fraud,”...

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Another “Politiquera” Pleads Guilty to Voter Fraud

Veronica Saldivar, an admitted politiquera, said she bought votes in favor of Hidalgo County Commissioner A.C. Cuellar. A fifth politiquera has pleaded guilty to voter fraud during the 2012 elections this morning in federal court. Forty-two-year-old veronica Saldivar told the FBI to have paid from 17 to 29 people, two of them with cocaine, to vote for Hidalgo County Precinct 1 Commissioner, A.C. Cuellar during that year’s May primaries. However, the politiquera, or campaign worker, clearly stated to have never been instructed to do such a thing by Cuellar, but from another Donna campaign worker named Francisco “Frankie” Garcia,...

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