Waverly mayor indicted on election fraud charges

Updated: Mar. 15, 2017 at 10:56 PM EDT
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WAVERLY, VA (WWBT) - A Sussex grand jury has indicted Mayor Walter Mason on 12 counts of felony election fraud, according to the Sussex-Surry Dispatch.

According to the indictments, Mason "unlawfully and feloniously, willfully make a false statement or entry on an absentee ballot application," four different times between February and April of 2016. He is also accused of helping seven people "in a violation of absentee voting procedures."

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