GOP official’s wife convicted in months-long 2020 voter-fraud scheme

A Republican official’s wife in Texas was convicted on multiple counts of conspiracy to commit voter fraud during the 2020 presidential election. Lisa Allen, wife of a former Kaufman County GOP chairman, was found guilty by a jury in March 2021 for a scheme that saw hundreds of mail-in ballots cast illegally from October 2020 to January 2021. According to prosecutors, Allen and her husband attempted to sway the results of the election in favor of President Donald Trump and other Republican candidates. Allen was charged with six felony counts in total, including attempted election fraud, conspiring to commit election fraud, illegally possessing a ballot, and unlawfully marking a ballot. She faces up to 20 years in prison.