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Old 04-22-2011, 01:04 PM
 
Location: Gulf Coast Texas
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NAACP official convicted of voter fraud

Sowers guilty on ten voter fraud counts


After two days of testimony and an hour of deliberation, a Tunica County jury returned a guilty verdict in the case against community activist Lessadolla Sowers.

Sowers was convicted of 10 counts of voter fraud and was sentenced to five years for each count. Circuit Court Judge Charles Webster ordered Sowers to serve her terms concurrently with no possibility of parole. She was also ordered to pay restitution and court costs.


Two days testimony and one hour of deliberation nets 50 years?? I haven't read the details but this has to be very blatant.
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Old 04-22-2011, 02:49 PM
 
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I do not believe concurrent means what you think it means.

The sentence is 5 years without parole.
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Old 04-22-2011, 02:54 PM
 
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Has to be the Tea Party's fault.
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Old 04-22-2011, 02:56 PM
 
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NAACP official convicted of voter fraud

Sowers guilty on ten voter fraud counts


After two days of testimony and an hour of deliberation, a Tunica County jury returned a guilty verdict in the case against community activist Lessadolla Sowers.

Sowers was convicted of 10 counts of voter fraud and was sentenced to five years for each count. Circuit Court Judge Charles Webster ordered Sowers to serve her terms concurrently with no possibility of parole. She was also ordered to pay restitution and court costs.

Two days testimony and one hour of deliberation nets 50 years?? I haven't read the details but this has to be very blatant.
I doubt this reflects the whole of the NAACP, they should be speaking out against what she did, expel her and prevent some other misguided person from doing what she did as best they can. All you can ask really.
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Old 04-22-2011, 03:37 PM
 
Location: Brooklyn
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I doubt this reflects the whole of the NAACP
Of course it doesn't; just in areas where they have candidates running for office.
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Old 04-22-2011, 03:48 PM
 
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It is curious. 31 absentee ballots seized by the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation. 21 of the ballots/charges dropped. 10 remained. I wonder what she did, exactly?
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Old 04-22-2011, 06:06 PM
 
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I do not believe concurrent means what you think it means.

The sentence is 5 years without parole.
Both articles say the poster is correct. If you have other info, please share.
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Old 04-22-2011, 06:09 PM
 
Location: Orlando, FL
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NAACP official convicted of voter fraud

Sowers guilty on ten voter fraud counts


After two days of testimony and an hour of deliberation, a Tunica County jury returned a guilty verdict in the case against community activist Lessadolla Sowers.

Sowers was convicted of 10 counts of voter fraud and was sentenced to five years for each count. Circuit Court Judge Charles Webster ordered Sowers to serve her terms concurrently with no possibility of parole. She was also ordered to pay restitution and court costs.


Two days testimony and one hour of deliberation nets 50 years?? I haven't read the details but this has to be very blatant.
They only gave her 5 years you should have read the details.
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Old 04-22-2011, 06:10 PM
 
Location: North Beach, MD on the Chesapeake
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Concurrent means at the same time-10 counts at 5 years each served concurrently is 5 years.

Consecutive means one after another-10 counts at 5 years each served consecutively is 50 years.
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Old 05-16-2011, 08:33 PM
 
Location: MI
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Default Voter fraud in KY

Now here is some very real voter fraud.

Where's Breitbart now? 9 Rethugs sentenced to 150 years in KY vote hacking scheme - Democratic Underground
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