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Indiana's top election official appears in court to face voter fraud, other charges
NOBLESVILLE, Ind. (AP) ' Indiana's secretary of state is facing voter fraud charges in a case that could decide if he remains as the state's top election official.
Secretary of State Charlie White appeared in good spirits Tuesday morning at the Hamilton County Courthouse in Noblesville, Ind., where a jury was preparing to hear voter fraud, perjury and theft charges against him.
Special prosecutor Dan Sigler Sr. wheeled a cart laden with 11 boxes of evidence into the courtroom before proceedings began.
White is accused of voting in 2010 from an address where he didn't live and of continuing to take his Fishers town councilman's salary after moving from the district.
The Republican has maintained his innocence. If convicted, he could face prison time and be forced to leave office.