March 8, 2013: Wendy W. Rosen Plea Agreement and Statement of Facts
For Immediate Release March 8, 2013
FORMER CONGRESSIONAL CANDIDATE PLEADS GUILTY TO ILLEGAL VOTING
State Prosecutor Emmet C. Davitt, has announced that Wendy W. Rosen, former candidate for Congress in the First District of Maryland, entered pleas of guilty in the Circuit Court for Baltimore County to charges of voting illegally in Maryland in the 2006 and 2010 general elections. Each instance is punishable by up to five years in jail and a fine of $2,500.00.
Ms. Rosen, age 58, of Cockeysville, Maryland, was the Democratic nominee for Congress in the First District in the 2012 General Election.
In accordance with the plea agreement, Ms. Rosen was sentenced by the Honorable John Grason Turnbull, II to concurrent suspended terms of one year in jail, five years probation and a fine of $5,000.00. In addition, Ms. Rosen is required to perform 500 hours of community service during the period of probation.
State Prosecutor Emmet C. Davitt said, “The Office of the State Prosecutor will continue to aggressively investigate and prosecute those who threaten the integrity of our elections by voting unlawfully.”
The full text of the charging document, plea agreement and statement of facts can be viewed on the website of the Office of the State Prosecutor at www.osp.maryland.gov.