Politics & Government

September 11, 2012

Federal appeals court upholds conviction of Knott judge-executive in vote-buying case

The United States 6th Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati on Tuesday upheld federal convictions of a Knott County Judge-Executive Randy Thompson and three co-defendants in a vote-buying scandal. In 2008, a jury convicted of misusing public funds and scheming to buy votes in the November 2006 election.

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