Cassandra Jaramillo is a reporter at ProPublica. She joined the newsroom in 2022, covering reproductive health and voting rights. Her investigation on True the Vote, a nonprofit that has peddled misinformation about election fraud, was a finalist for the Livingston Award, which honors exceptional reporting by journalists under 35. She is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin and is based in Texas.
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The conspiracy-peddling nonprofit made loans to founder Catherine Engelbrecht and issued contracts to longtime director Gregg Phillips that may have violated state and federal law, a watchdog complaint filed with the IRS alleges.
True the Vote, a group that spread discredited election conspiracy theories, “abandoned” The Freedom Hospital in April 2022, according to its lawyers. Yet board member Gregg Phillips continued to seek donations for the project for months afterward.
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton hasn’t just been pursuing supposed voter fraud. His office has also criminally investigated at least 10 election workers, in a harbinger of potential post-midterm turmoil.