Ron Freitas
District Attorney
RON FREITAS District Attorney, San Joaquin County
Protecting Our Community Since 1850 222 E. Weber Avenue, Room 101, Stockton, CA
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News from the Office of District Attorney Ronald J. Freitas
For Immediate Release
February 15, 2023
CONTACT: Elisa Bubak, Public Information Officer
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Former Lodi City Council Member Khan Arraigned on Election Fraud Charges

Today, San Joaquin County District Attorney Ron Freitas announced former Lodi City Council Member Shakir Khan was arraigned on fourteen felony counts involving election fraud.

The alleged fraud took place June 1, 2020 through November 3, 2020. Charges include causing or procuring false voter registration, submission of fraudulent registration to Secretary of State, false nomination or declaration of candidacy, and fraudulently casting votes. 

The defendant returns to the San Joaquin County Superior Court on Tuesday, February 21, 2023 for arraignment on previous illegal gambling, tax evasion, and Economic Employment Development (EDD) fraud charges. The defendant will appear before the Honorable Judge Richard M. Mallett in Department 6D at 1:30PM. A copy of the filed complaint regarding election fraud charges can be found at

The San Joaquin County District Attorney’s Office has a dedicated unit to investigating public corruption. The Public Integrity Unit is housed with under our Special Operations Division and the team of prosecutors are committed to holding violators of public trust accountable.