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Jose Garcia

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Wed Jul 15, 2020, 10:15 AM Jul 2020

Kansas Republican Rep. Steve Watkins charged with voter fraud

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Source: Politico

Kansas GOP Rep. Steve Watkins was charged Tuesday with three felony counts of voter fraud related to the 2019 municipal elections, according to court records.

But the freshman lawmaker dismissed the charges as politically motivated, claiming the prosecutor bringing the case has ties to a GOP primary opponent.

Watkins was charged by Shawnee County District Attorney Michael Kagay with “Interference with a law enforcement officer, falsely report a felony intending to obstruct; voting without being qualified; and knowingly mark/transmit more than one advance ballot,” according to Shawnee County court records.

Watkins also faces a misdemeanor charge of failing to tell the Department of Motor Vehicles of his address change.

Read more: https://www.politico.com/news/2020/07/14/kansas-gop-rep-watkins-indicted-for-voter-fraud-362072

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Kansas Republican Rep. Steve Watkins charged with voter fraud (Original Post) Jose Garcia Jul 2020 OP
Lock him up!!! FoxNewsSucks Jul 2020 #1
Duplicate in LBN that you can easily find. . . . nt Bernardo de La Paz Jul 2020 #2
Locking JudyM Jul 2020 #3

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1. Lock him up!!!
Wed Jul 15, 2020, 10:18 AM
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Bernardo de La Paz

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2. Duplicate in LBN that you can easily find. . . . nt
Wed Jul 15, 2020, 10:31 AM
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