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Alabama: candidate may face criminal prosecution

The Troy Messenger reports: Pike County District Attorney Gary McAliley said further legal action will be taken against former commissioner Karen Berry "one way or another." ...

Berry was removed from office in October 2009 when a Pike County Circuit Court ruling deemed she won the November 2008 illegally. The case was brought by her opponent now commissioner Oren Fannin who had lost by just six votes. Judge Joel Holley, who ruled in the case, declared that 10 votes cast for Berry were done so illegally.

Also during the course of the trial, allegations of potential voter fraud and perjury were brought forth. At one point Holley declared in court: "Someone here today has committed perjury." Read the whole story --> Troy Messenger | McAliley: Berry to be prosecuted

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