November 26, 2014
RENO, Nev. (AP) - An immigrant living in the country illegally has pleaded guilty in Reno to violating election laws after she registered to vote in Washoe County under a false name and cast ballots in the 2008 and 2010 Nevada elections.
The Las Vegas Review-Journal reports Hortencia Segura-Munoz was sentenced Wednesday to 103 days in jail. But she was given credit for 103 days already served on the single gross misdemeanor count of "conspiracy to commit violations concerning registration of voters."
Segura-Munoz also was ordered to pay $1,000 in costs and fees. She originally was arrested on two felony charges of voter fraud.
Prosecutors say she registered as a Republican, but it's not known which candidates she voted for or if her voting affected any close elections.
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