. Now it will be up to the state Supreme Court to decide whether the Republican governor gets to appoint a replacement, or whether the second place finisher, a Democrat, gets to take over the office. “White also… Continue reading
From an emailed press released from the Indiana Attorney General in the Charlie White case:
“The Attorney General’s Office represents the Recount Commission only and does not represent candidate White. In a separate criminal case, a jury on February 4… Continue reading
Here’s how the Court’s media advisory describes the issue:
Summary: The chairman of the Indiana Democratic Party (“IDP”) challenged the election of Charlie White as Indiana Secretary of State. The Indiana Recount Commission (“Commission”) heard evidence and rejected the challenge.… Continue reading
: “The Indiana Supreme Court agreed today to hear an appeal over the Democrats’ lawsuit regarding who should serve as Indiana’s secretary of state. The state’s highest court also denied Democrats’ request to put their candidate, Vop Osili, in… Continue reading
Interesting press release
in the machinations
over what to do about the SOS White guilty verdict on voter fraud charges. Dems want
the intermediate court of appeal to declare the Democrat the new Secretary of State.
Meanwhile, a picture of… Continue reading
. “Indiana is a land of men and not of law….It was a total miscarriage of justice and a perversion….[Prosecutor] was savage…barbaric.” White has negative things to say also about Governor Daniels, Evan Bayh and others. Must-watch.
“I… Continue reading
: “Charlie White, the elected officer, was convicted of six felony charges — including voter fraud — early this morning, which removed him from office. But he could be reinstated on a technicality. Meanwhile, Gov. Mitch Daniels appointed White’s… Continue reading
: “Shortly after White’s verdict was read, Gov. Mitch Daniels announced in a news release shortly before 3 a.m. that he has appointed Jerry Bonnet, White’s chief deputy, as interim secretary of state.’I have chosen not to make a… Continue reading
. Maybe they don’t want to have to come back first thing Monday morning after the Super Bowl?
From White’s perspective, a good day
for it to happen.
Go to trial but offer no defense
? Interesting strategy. Counting on jury nullification? Not putting White on the stand?
UPDATE: AP quotes
law professor questioning the wisdom of this strategy.
Indiana Secretary of State goes on trial
on voter fraud charges Monday.