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MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Prosecutors have filed new felony charges against former Republican state senator Frank Artiles.

CBS4 news partner The Miami Herald first reported the new charges against Artiles and Alexis Rodriguez.

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Rodriguez, who according to authorities was recruited by Artiles to sway the outcome of a Miami-Dade state Senate race, is also facing charges.

Artiles is facing a new third-degree felony for allegedly telling Rodriguez to “willfully submit a false voter registration application.”

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Rodriguez, in legal documents, said he lived in Palmetto Bay, though he lived in Boca Raton.

Falsely filing an incorrect address with the state is a third-degree felony.

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