Conway, Grimes Team Up to Prevent Voter Fraud

Kentucky officials are once again planning to crack down on voter fraud in the May 22 primary. Attorney General Jack Conway and Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes announced their partnership on the issue Tuesday, giving details of this year’s Election Integrity Task Force. The task force investigates allegations of fraud. Some allegations come from […]

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 […]

Charlie White Sentenced To Home Detention

A Hamilton County, Indiana judge has sentenced former Secretary of State Charlie White to one year of home detention for voter fraud, theft and other offenses. White was convicted early this month of six felony counts related to his voter registration in the 2010 Republican primary. The judge denied White’s request that the convictions be […]

White Convicted of Six Counts, Removed From Office

A Hamilton County, Indiana jury has found Indiana Secretary of State Charlie White guilty of six felony counts. The convictions mean White is also out of a job. White was convicted of three counts of voter fraud, two counts of perjury and one count of theft related to his voter registration during the 2010 Republican […]

Jury Deliberations Continue in Charlie White Trial

A jury in Hamilton County, Indiana has been deliberating since about 12:30pm in the voter fraud trial of Secretary of State Charlie White. The Indianapolis Star reports the panel has been deliberating through the evening and was scheduled to be served dinner at 7:00pm. Special prosecutor Dan Sigler Jr. argued this morning that White knowingly […]

Indiana Judge: White Ineligible To Hold Office

It appears likely the question of Indiana Secretary of State Charlie White’s eligibility to hold office will be taken up by the state Supreme Court. A judge has ruled that White should not have been on the 2010 ballot. White, a Republican, defeated Democrat Vop Osili in the 2010 general election, but state Democrats contested […]

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 […]

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 […]

Indiana Judge Rejects Charlie White Immunity Request

A judge has denied a request from Indiana Secretary of State Charlie White for partial immunity for his testimony before the state’s Recount Commission. The panel will hold a hearing tomorrow on a complaint that White was not a valid candidate for the office he won last November. White does not want his testimony at […]