While Patrick Cannon said he voted by mistake in 2014, the district attorney’s office prosecuted him on voter fraud. Critics say that was excessive. District Attorney Andrew Murray says it was the right thing to do because Cannon was a prominent felon who had cast a highly public and illegal vote.
While Patrick Cannon said he voted by mistake in 2014, the district attorney’s office prosecuted him on voter fraud. Critics say that was excessive. District Attorney Andrew Murray says it was the right thing to do because Cannon was a prominent felon who had cast a highly public and illegal vote. jsiner@charlotteobserver.com Jeff Siner
While Patrick Cannon said he voted by mistake in 2014, the district attorney’s office prosecuted him on voter fraud. Critics say that was excessive. District Attorney Andrew Murray says it was the right thing to do because Cannon was a prominent felon who had cast a highly public and illegal vote. jsiner@charlotteobserver.com Jeff Siner

Why carelessness brought different consequences in two prominent Charlotte cases

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