Indiana secretary of state facing trial over voter fraud allegations

AP file photoIndiana Secretary of State Charlie White will face criminal charges next month.

What: Indiana Secretary of State Charlie White must face trial next month on criminal charges for voter fraud that could lead to his removal from office. A judge denied his motion to have the charges dropped.

How: A grand jury indicted White on charges that he falsely used his ex-wife’s address on voter registration and other documents while running for secretary of state.

Why it’s outrageous: The grand jury alleged that White falsified his address so he could collect his Fishers town councilman salary after moving out of the district.

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