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[[SunshineReview:Adair County, Oklahoma|Adair County]] Assistant District Attorney Larry Langley confirmed Friday that Darryl Cates, the 73-year-old Westville, Okla. man charged with four counts of felony voter fraud, turned himself in to Adair County authorities this week and later was released on bond.<ref>[http://oklahoma.watchdog.org/931/cates-posts-bond-after-turning-himself-in-to-adair-co-authorities/ "Cates posts bond after turning himself in to Adair Co. authorities," ''Oklahoma Watchdog'', July 16, 2010]</ref>
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[[Adair County, Oklahoma|Adair County]] Assistant District Attorney Larry Langley confirmed Friday that Darryl Cates, the 73-year-old Westville, Okla. man charged with four counts of felony voter fraud, turned himself in to Adair County authorities this week and later was released on bond.<ref>[http://oklahoma.watchdog.org/931/cates-posts-bond-after-turning-himself-in-to-adair-co-authorities/ "Cates posts bond after turning himself in to Adair Co. authorities," ''Oklahoma Watchdog'', July 16, 2010]</ref>
  
 
Cates had four counts brought against him July 13, 2010 in the [[Judgepedia:Oklahoma District 15|15th Judicial District Court]] of Oklahoma. Two carges were for false affidavit in voting registration and two for false notarization of absentee ballot. Assistant District Attorney Larry Langley signed off on this. The crime Cates is accused of is punishable by imprisonment for up to 2 years and a fine up to $5,000.<ref>[http://oklahoma.watchdog.org/928/felony-charges-filed-against-adair-county-man-in-voter-fraud-case/ "Felony charges filed against Adair County man in voter fraud case," ''Oklahoma Watchdog'', July 14, 2010]</ref>
 
Cates had four counts brought against him July 13, 2010 in the [[Judgepedia:Oklahoma District 15|15th Judicial District Court]] of Oklahoma. Two carges were for false affidavit in voting registration and two for false notarization of absentee ballot. Assistant District Attorney Larry Langley signed off on this. The crime Cates is accused of is punishable by imprisonment for up to 2 years and a fine up to $5,000.<ref>[http://oklahoma.watchdog.org/928/felony-charges-filed-against-adair-county-man-in-voter-fraud-case/ "Felony charges filed against Adair County man in voter fraud case," ''Oklahoma Watchdog'', July 14, 2010]</ref>

Revision as of 09:22, 18 January 2014

Below is a list of past incidents of vote fraud in the U.S. state of Oklahoma.

2010

Adair County election fraud

Adair County Assistant District Attorney Larry Langley confirmed Friday that Darryl Cates, the 73-year-old Westville, Okla. man charged with four counts of felony voter fraud, turned himself in to Adair County authorities this week and later was released on bond.[1]

Cates had four counts brought against him July 13, 2010 in the 15th Judicial District Court of Oklahoma. Two carges were for false affidavit in voting registration and two for false notarization of absentee ballot. Assistant District Attorney Larry Langley signed off on this. The crime Cates is accused of is punishable by imprisonment for up to 2 years and a fine up to $5,000.[2]

2008

"Flippant attitude"

The Altus Times expressed concern about the "flippant attitude" State Election Board Secretary Michael Clingman has about voter fraud in Oklahoma. The newspaper opined:

Clingman seems out of touch with his comments, or maybe we just caught him on a bad day. However, we hope he is aware of the ACORN investigations in other states and he is working to make sure all voter registrations in Oklahoma are above board and legal. We hope he and his staff have taken the time to visit with ACORN within Oklahoma to make sure things are being done properly here.[3]

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