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September 11, 2013: Montgomery County Resident Pleads Guilty to Voter Fraud

For Immediate Release                                                                     September 11, 2013

 

MONTGOMERY COUNTY RESIDENT PLEADS GUILTY TO VOTER FRAUD

 

            State Prosecutor Emmet C. Davitt has announced today that Linda Earlette Wells, a Montgomery County resident, entered a guilty plea to the charge of impersonating another person in an attempt to vote in the Maryland 2012 Presidential General Election.

 

            The Honorable Paul H. Weinstein, sentenced Wells to Probation before Judgment. A copy of the statement of facts submitted to the court is available at www.ospmd.org.

 

            State Prosecutor Emmet C. Davitt stated: “The most basic principle of a fair election is the concept ‘one person, one vote’. The integrity of the ballot box and voting process is essential to our democratic society. We cannot and will not tolerate attempts to subvert this vitally important process.”


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