Indiana High Court Hears Arguments in SOS Succession Dispute

From the Associated Press: Indiana Supreme Court justices peppered both sides with pointed questions during arguments to determine whether ousted Secretary of State Charlie White was ever a legal candidate for the office. Most of the questions during today’s hour-long hearing centered on state laws regarding voter registration and the requirements for the secretary of […]

Judge To Rule Wednesday In Charlie White Case

A judge says he’ll rule tomorrow on Indiana Secretary of State Charlie White’s bid to remain in office while he appeals an order removing him from the statewide post. Marion Circuit Court Judge Louis Rosenberg ruled last month that White is ineligible to hold the office because he did not live at the address listed […]

Indiana Judge: Charlie White Must Stand Trial

A judge has rejected a motion by Indiana Secretary of State Charlie White to have his criminal charges dismissed. White faces seven felony counts, including voter fraud, for allegedly lying about where he lived at the time of the 2010 primary. In seeking the dismissal, White pointed to an Indiana Recount Commission ruling this year […]

Ruling In White Case Expected Within A Month

A judge says he’ll rule within 30 days whether Indiana Secretary of State Charlie White is eligible to hold office. A Marion County judge heard arguments today on the challenge by state Democrats of a June decision in White’s favor by the Indiana Recount Commission. Democrats argue White improperly used his ex-wife’s address in the […]

Hearing Set In Charlie White Eligibility Case

A November 23rd hearing date has been set for arguments on whether Indiana’s Secretary of State should remain in office. The Indiana Recount Commission in June rejected the state Democratic Party’s argument that Republican Charlie White is ineligible, but the party petitioned for a judicial review of the ruling. White is accused of illegally using […]

Panel Says White Eligible To Hold Office; Criminal Trial Pending

Indiana’s Recount Commission says Republican Secretary of State Charlie White is eligible to hold office. The two Republicans and one Democrat on the panel unanimously rejected a challenge by Democrats who argue White was illegally registered to vote because he used his ex-wife’s home address on the registration form. That’s where he was registered when […]

Indiana Recount Commission: White Eligible To Hold Office

From the Associated Press The Indiana Recount Commission has voted 3-0 to reject a challenge that Indiana Secretary of State Charlie White was ineligible to run for the office he now holds. The panel of two Republicans and one Democrat voted Tuesday to turn down the contention from Democrats that White was illegally registered to […]

Indiana Recount Commission To Consider White Case Today

Indiana Secretary of State Charlie White will likely find out today if he faces removal from office. The Indiana Recount Commission meets to consider a complaint filed by the Democratic Party against the Republican office-holder. It contends that White falsely used his ex-wife’s address on a voter registration form so he could maintain his eligibility […]

Ruling Expected This Week In Charlie White Case

The Indiana Recount Commission is expected to issue a decision this week on whether the state’s top election official is eligible to hold office. Republican Secretary of State Charlie White is accused of using his ex-wife’s address on a voter registration form in order to keep the town council seat he held at the time […]

Charlie White’s Wife And Ex-Wife Testify At Removal Hearing

The wife of embattled Indiana Secretary of State Charlie White says he didn’t live with her until after they were married. Her testimony came during an Indiana Recount Commission hearing to determine if White committed voter fraud and should be removed from office. Michelle Quigley-White says Charlie White, then her fiancé, spent much of his […]