Democratic city councilman arrested, charged with eight counts of election fraud – By Dave Urbanski (The Blaze) / January 14 2021
Louisiana’s attorney general said Emanuel Zanders illegally registered nearly two dozen people to vote in his district amid his re-election bid
A city councilman in Amite, Louisiana, was arrested and charged with eight counts of election fraud last week.
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Emanuel Zanders III is accused of illegally registering nearly two dozen people to vote in his district amid his re-election in November, WAFB-TV reported.
Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry and Secretary of State Kyle Ardoin announced the charges on Jan. 6.
Landry said Zanders allegedly urged 22 people to list vacant lots as their home addresses so he could increase the number of people eligible to vote for him, the station reported.