Final Disposition at Trial – May 22, 2019

Accused: Renato Molina, of Burnaby, British Columbia
Facts: On October 29, 2018, three charges were sworn under the Canada Elections Act in the Provincial Court of British Columbia. The charges resulted from an investigation into events that took place during the 42nd federal general election in 2015.
Offence: Renato Molina was charged with:
  • requesting a second ballot after having already voted in the 42nd general election by special ballot;
  • knowingly making a false statement in an application for registration and special ballot; and
  • knowingly applying, for the same election, for a special ballot to which he was not entitled.
Plea On May 22, 2019, Renato Molina pleaded guilty to the first charge.
Sentence: Sentenced to a conditional discharge with six month probation and 15 hours of community service.

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