The Horn News – Four elected Democratic officials in Paterson, New Jersey face criminal voting fraud charges stemming from the May 12 special election in the city, Attorney General Gurbir Grewal said Thursday.
Paterson City Councilman Michael Jackson, and Councilman-elects Abu Razyen, Alex Mendez, and Shelim Khalique were charged with criminal conduct involving hundreds of mail-in ballots during a May 12 municipal election.
The investigation began when the U.S. Postal Service’s law enforcement arm told the attorney general’s office about hundreds of mail-in ballots located in a mailbox in Paterson, along with more found in nearby Haledon, Grewal said.
It’s unclear what about the ballots tipped officials off to the possibility of a crime, as well as how the alleged wrongdoing unfolded. Continue reading “Democrats in New Jersey arrested for mail-in voting fraud”