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Ex-Ky. Judge Gets 26 Years For Voter Fraud Scheme

Law360 (March 10, 2011, 6:38 PM EST) -- A former Kentucky judge was sentenced Thursday to more than 26 years in prison for his alleged role as the ringleader of a conspiracy to gain power and control politics in Clay County, Ky.

Judge Danny C. Reeves of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky sentenced ex-Clay County Circuit Court Judge Russell Cletus Maricle to 320 months in prison for his role in the Clay County board of election's alleged scheme to control the outcomes of the county's primary and general elections...
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