Election Fraud Cases
Renaldo Johnson of Las Vegas pleaded guilty to one felony offense for submitting a falsified petition. Johnson was indicted on multiple charges related to submitting fake ballot signatures to have Jill Stein, a Green Party presidential candidate, on the state's ballot. Johnson awaits sentencing.
Tina Marie Parks pleaded guilty to one felony voter registration offense. She was initially charged with 11 felony offenses for having improperly completed others' voter registration forms. She was sentenced to 19_48 months in prison.
Las Vegas resident, Biqui Diana Parra Rodriguez illegally obtained personal information of Mary Lou Aguirre and falsely registered to vote under her name in 2011 and in 2012. She was caught through the use of photo ID cards and facial recognition software that identified the two IDs she had obtained under different names. She ultimately pleaded guilty to two felony counts of voter registration fraud and identity theft.
Hortencia Segura-Munoz, an illegal immigrant living in Washoe County, Nevada, registered to vote under a false name and cast ballots in the 2008 and 2010 Nevada elections. She was convicted and was sentenced to time served (103 days in jail) and $1,000 in costs and fees.
Roxanne Rubin, a casino worker in Las Vegas, was arrested in 2012 after trying to vote twice. She pleaded guilty and was ordered to pay $2,481 in restitution to the state and to perform 100 hours of community service.
Amy Adele Busefink and Christopher Howell Edwards, two senior ACORN executives, were convicted of election fraud in connection with a voter registration scheme in which employees were paid a bonus to register voters. Busefink received a two-year suspended prison sentence and was ordered to pay a $4,000 fine and perform 100 hours of community service.