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Voter bribery alledged in Daphne

The Mobile Press-Register (al.com) reports: A losing City Council candidate in this week's municipal election has accused his opponent of using candy and stickers to improperly win votes and said elections officials refused to enforce campaign laws.

Gary Reyes, who finished second in a three-way race, said he intends to contact the Alabama Attorney General's Office about the conduct of Tuesday's election. He said winner Randy Fry and his supporters handed out candy to voters as they were walking into the Daphne Civic Center to cast their ballots. ...

Fry, an insurance executive who avoided a runoff by three votes in unofficial returns, said he handed out snack-sized chocolate bars affixed with campaign stickers. He said the token giveaway does not constitute bribery. -- Read the whole article --> Losing Daphne City Council candidate accuses opponent of bribing voters -- with candy | al.com

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