Thursday, September 01, 2005
Story archive: Vote fraud in Appalachia
Photos by Kyle Green | The Roanoke Times
Special Prosecutor, Tim McAfee speaks to the media at the Wise County Building after announcing Grand Jury indictments of 14 people, including the Mayor of Appalachia on charges including voter fraud and conspiracy on March 2, 2006.
The original 300 plus page Grand Jury indictment in the Appalachia voter fraud case.
Lyle Patterson walks down Main Street in downtown Appalachia, Virginia on March 3, 2006. Lyle stated that he had talked to Appalachia Mayor Ben Cooper, and "thought he was a pretty good guy."
Ex-mayor sentenced in election fraud case - 2/1/2007
Appalachia's ex-mayor convicted of 243 felonies - 12/1/2006
Guilty verdict in Appalachia - 10/13/2006
Appalachia defendants agree to cooperate - 9/9/2006
Appalachia action yields half a million - 5/10/2006
Townspeople shrug, go on - 3/4/2006
Top cop, mayor indicted - 3/3/2006
Inquiry into vote buying expands - 1/31/2006
Prosecutor seeks delay in vote case - 9/29/2005
Judge names prosecutor for vote-buying probe - 9/24/2005
Special grand jury will examine voting - 7/28/2005
Questionable vote - 5/8/2005