Saratoga Springs woman arrested after investigation into petition signatures

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SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (NEWS10) – On Friday, New York State Police arrested Samantha Guerra, 36, of Saratoga Springs, after an investigation into the validity of petition signatures. Police said Guerra is accused of misrepresenting signatures on two independent nominating petitions presented to the Saratoga County Board of Elections.

According to police, an investigation found that Guerra allegedly signed two of the petitions attesting to having witnessed each individual signature. Further investigation determined that a number of the signatures on the petitions had not been witnessed by Guerra.

Guerra has been charged with two counts of misconduct in relation to petitions, which is a misdemeanor. Guerra turned herself in at the Saratoga Police Department. She was issued an appearance ticket for Saratoga City Court on November 11.

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