State Rep. Hudson Hallum pleads wth 3 others in absentee vote fraud case; resigns from legislature
Posted by Max Brantley on Wed, Sep 5, 2012 at 3:15 PM
UPDATE: The U.S. attorney's office has announced that four men, including Democratic state Rep. Hudson Hallum of Marion, pleaded guilty today to felony conspiracy to commit election fraud in Hallum's special election victory last year. The case charges paying for bundled absentee ballots. All four appeared today in federal court and were released on their own recognizance. The others were Hallum's father, Kent Hallum, a car dealer; West Memphis police officer Sam Malone and West Memphis City Councilman Phillip Carter.