Self-described San Antonio political consultant Raquel Rodriguez was arrested Wednesday for alleged voter harvesting and fraud.
The warrant for her arrest included illegal voting, unlawfully assisting people voting by mail, and unlawfully possessing an official ballot, all of which are felonies in Texas.
Rodriquez’s alleged actions were put on the radar of Texas officials in October, following a video release by James O’Keefe’s Project Veritas. In the video, the alleged political consultant details election illegalities and admits that she knows what she’s doing is illegal and could send her to the slammer.
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If convicted, Rodriguez is looking at up to 20 years behind bars.
“Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton today announced the arrest of Rachel Rodriguez for election fraud, illegal voting, unlawfully assisting people voting by mail, and unlawfully possessing an official ballot. Each charge constitutes a felony under the Texas Election Code,” reads a press release from Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton on Wednesday.
“Rodriguez was exposed in