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Ex-Indiana elections chief starts politics website

 Associated Press
August 27, 2014
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Former Indiana Secretary of State Charlie White's voter fraud conviction has taken him out of politics but hasn't stopped him from writing about it.

White, who was stripped of office and his law license after being removed as secretary of state in 2012, has started a political website called "The Indy Sentinel." He said on his Twitter account that he would expose politicians and media who he says serve the elites in both parties rather than the public.

White said he plans to make the website more active in coming weeks. The site currently contains two articles, including one about campaign donations to a prominent state officeholder.

"You're going to see a lot more of that," White told The Indianapolis Star. "I got plenty to write about. I've got a keen interest as of now in the Republican Party. That's the group I was with for 25 years. I know about how everyone is connected, whether it's with each other or with different companies."

White said he has time to devote to the project because he is unemployed.

"My law license is suspended for now. All I can do is say, 'Gosh, all I can do is try to make a positive impact," White said.

Besides appealing his convictions, White also has lawsuits pending against his trial attorney and a federal suit that claims his removal was political "payback" for his actions as chairman of the Hamilton County Republican Party.

White was convicted of voter fraud and other charges in 2012, a case that stemmed from his use of his ex-wife's home as his voting address and living elsewhere in 2010 while serving on the Fishers Town Council and running for secretary of state.

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  2. My previous comment not an aside at court. I agree with smith. Good call. Just thought posting here a bit on the if it bleeds it leads side. Most attorneys need to think of last lines of story above.

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  4. He must be a Rethuglican, for if from the other side of the aisle such acts would be merely personal and thus not something that attaches to his professional life. AND ... gotta love this ... oh, and on top of talking dirty on the phone, he also, as an aside, guess we should mention, might be important, not sure, but .... "In addition to these allegations, Keaton was accused of failing to file an appeal after he collected advance payment from a client seeking to challenge a ruling that the client repay benefits because of unreported income." rimshot

  5. I am not a fan of some of the 8.4 discipline we have seen for private conduct-- but this was so egregious and abusive and had so many points of bad conduct relates to the law and the lawyer's status as a lawyer that it is clearly a proper and just disbarment. A truly despicable account of bad acts showing unfit character to practice law. I applaud the outcome.

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