Malfeasance in Mississippi: Cochran Campaign Accused of Buying Black Democratic Votes

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Cochran Flyer #2Universal Citation: MS Code § 23-15-889 (2013)
It shall be unlawful for any person to sell or offer to sell his vote and it shall be likewise unlawful for any person to offer money or anything of substantial value to anyone for his vote. Anyone violating the provisions of this section shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction shall be fined not less than Fifty Dollars ($ 50.00) nor more than Five Hundred Dollars ($ 500.00), or imprisoned not more than six (6) months, or both.

On Monday, news broke that new evidence had come out, regarding dirty politics being the cause of 40-year incumbent Thad Cochran’s narrow victory over TEA Party Favorite Chris McDaniel, in the race for Mississippi’s Senate Seat, a controversial victory, to say the least.

Word has already gotten out that the Cochran Campaign convinced Mississippi’s Black Democratic Voters to come to the polls…

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