Just a myth.
Via Dallas News:
A 28-year-old man was sentenced to six months in jail for forging a woman’s signature on a mail-in ballot in a Dallas County municipal election.
Miguel Hernandez pleaded guilty Wednesday to a misdemeanor charge of method of returning marked ballot — reduced from a third-degree felony charge of illegal voting.
Hernandez was sentenced to 180 days in jail. He will receive credit for time served.
He was arrested in July and was released on bond from the Dallas County Jail in December, court records show.
Elderly voters in West Dallas and Grand Prairie alleged that someone forged their signatures on mail-in ballots in the May 2017 Dallas City Council race.
Authorities investigated nearly 700 mail-in ballots in the election.
The Dallas County district attorney’s office is also investigating whether there was fraud in the handling of more than 1,200 mail-in ballot applications from West Dallas, Grand Prairie and parts of Oak Cliff.
Those applications generated 459 ballots that were reviewed by a county board that looks at questionable ballots.
Hernandez was accused only in the 2017 election. He visited a woman in April 2017 and took her blank absentee ballot. He filled it out and forged her signature before mailing it in, court records show.