Candidate pleads guilty in alleged Florida vote scam

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FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A sham campaigner for the Florida Legislature pleaded blameworthy to being portion of a ballot siphoning strategy successful past year’s election. Alex Rodríguez agreed Tuesday to attest against erstwhile Sen. Frank Artiles aft pleading blameworthy successful Miami-Dade County to accepting amerciable run donations and lying connected run documents. He volition person 3 years probation. He had faced a imaginable 20-year situation sentence. Prosecutors accidental Artiles secretly gave much than $44,000 to Rodríguez truthful that helium could tally arsenic an autarkic successful the 2020 predetermination to confuse voters and siphon ballots from then-Democratic incumbent, Sen. Jose Javier Rodríguez. Artiles has pleaded not guilty. 

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