On May 24, 2018, the American Civil Liberties Union of Texas and the Texas Civil Rights Project filed an amicus brief in support of a motion for a new trial in Texas v. Mason. The defendant in that case, Crystal Mason, was criminally prosecuted and sentenced to five years in prison for allegedly casting a provisional ballot improperly.

There is no evidence of widespread voting fraud in the United States. Recently, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals found only two cases of in-person voter fraud out of 20 million votes cast. The case is currently pending ruling on defendant's amended motion for new trial.

Date filed

May 23, 2018


Tarrant County Criminal Court


The Honorable Ruben Gonzalez Jr.



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