May 14, 2013
“It’s an unfortunate incident,” State Rep. JJ Rizzo told Northeast News in reference to his uncle’s court case.
Rizzo’s uncle John Moretina pleaded guilty to voter fraud Monday during court proceedings at the United States Courts for the Western District of Missouri.
Moretina admitted to lying about his residence in order to register in Rizzo’s district and cast a ballot during the August 2010 election between Missouri House candidates Rizzo and Will Royster, both Historic Northeast residents. Rizzo won the 2010 election by one vote and ran unopposed this past