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Crystal Mason’s contentious illegal voting conviction must be reconsidered, criminal appeals court says

Mason said she didn’t know she was ineligible to vote when she cast a provisional ballot in 2016, but she was sentenced to five years in prison. Now, the Court of Criminal Appeals says an appellate court that affirmed her conviction must look again at the evidence of Mason’s intent.

Crystal Mason in Fort Worth on Sept. 9, 2019.

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