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Gayle in MD
03-04-2011, 06:54 AM
<span style="color: #CC0000">REPIG Indicted on Five Felony Counts, including voter fraud, and refuses to step down. </span>

INDIANAPOLIS Indiana's top elections official was indicted Thursday on voter fraud and other charges for allegedly listing his ex-wife's address as his own on voting and loan forms and serving on a town council when he was ineligible, a prosecutor said.

The Hamilton County grand jury charged Republican Secretary of State Charlie White with seven felony counts in all, including three counts of voter fraud, two counts of perjury and one count each of theft and financial fraud, said John Dowd, one of two special prosecutors asked to investigate the matter.

White, who would be forced to resign if convicted of any of the charges, surrendered to authorities at the Hamilton County Jail in Noblesville. A jail officer said White had been booked and released, but she had no information about bail.

White issued a statement saying he is disappointed at the charges and believes the evidence will prove he didn't intentionally break the law. He said he will not step aside, despite calls for him to do so by Republican Gov. Mitch Daniels and the heads of the Indiana Republican and Democratic parties.

"I will continue to do the job I was elected to do and carry on serving the needs of Hoosier taxpayers through the Secretary of State's office," White said.

Prosecutors contend that White voted in last May's Republican primary after moving out of his ex-wife's home in Fishers and the town council district he represented. White has previously acknowledged the voting error, chalking it up to his busy schedule and new marriage.

He is charged with theft for allegedly continuing to collect a salary from the town council after he was no longer eligible to serve on it. The financial fraud charge pertains to White's allegedly lying under oath about his address on loan documents, Dowd said.

Rest of story here:
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/03/03/charlie-white-indiana-ele_n_831104.html

LWW
03-08-2011, 08:35 AM
Lock him up I say.

I know your widdle heart was bwoken that people didn't stick up for him as the far left did for ACORN.

LWW

pooltchr
03-08-2011, 09:00 AM
Yep! Let him deal with the consequences of his actions.
Individual responsibility! What a concept!

Steve

Sev
03-08-2011, 09:23 AM
Idiots abound everywhere.

LWW
03-08-2011, 10:06 AM
<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: pooltchr</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Yep! Let him deal with the consequences of his actions.
Individual responsibility! What a concept!

Steve </div></div>

A concept that many here need to learn.

LWW

ugotda7
03-09-2011, 01:37 PM
POS....................