Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Vote-buying results in fraud conviction - CBC

Vote-buying results in fraud conviction:

In what is believed to be a Canadian first, a man has been convicted of fraud for buying electoral votes on an Indian reserve.

Bert Benson, 46 of the Red Pheasant First Nation in Saskatchewan was sentenced to 15 months community service for buying votes in the band's 2005 election.

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