Judge Rules Election Results Void After Illegal Votes Are Discovered
For the presiding judge, this vote was literally too close to call — so he called for another election.
According to KTAL-TV in Shreveport, Louisiana, the case relates to an election for sheriff in Shreveport’s Caddo Parish, where candidate Democratic candidate Henry Whitehorn seemingly overcame his Republican opponent, John Nickelson, to win the race by a single vote.
Whitehorn’s victory came after a recount that added three additional votes to the tallies of both candidates.
However, Nickleson moved to immediately challenge the results in a lawsuit demanding a special election on account of reports of fraudulent voting and a flawed electoral process.
Did you know that the Caddo Parish sheriff election was decided by 1 …