Ex-Sheriff gets 18 months in federal prison for voter fraud

A 2004 election has caught up with a former Dodge County sheriff. Lawton Douglas, who was locked in a runoff at the time, conspired to pay off voters to cast ballots for him, a federal court found. Douglas, 38,  now must serve 18 months in federal  prison, reports Rodney Manley of the Macon Telegraph. Dodge County is southeast of Macon. Read the complete story.

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