REPORT: Election judge pleads guilty to stuffing ballot boxes during primary elections for bribes

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BY TEAM DML / MAY 21, 2020 /

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A former election judge in Philadelphia has been convicted of several offenses after he accepted bribes to cast fraudulent ballots and certified false voting results during the 2014, 2015, and 2016 primary elections.

Domenick J. Demuro pleaded guilty on March 16 to conspiring to deprive persons of civil rights and of using interstate facilities in aid of bribery, according to the plea unsealed Thursday.

The article goes on to state the following:

Demuro admitted that during his tenure as a municipal judge of elections, he accepted bribes in exchange for increasing ballots for certain candidates on voting machines. Demuro said that a political consultant paid him to add votes to the tally for candidates supported by the consultant, including candidates for federal, state, and local positions.

His fraudulent votes in 2014, 2015, and 2016 accounted for over 15% of the votes cast.

Demuro served as the Democratic chairman of Ward 39a in Philadelphia. but neither the candidates he casted the votes for nor the consultants who paid the bribes were named in the court documents.

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