Cedar Hill Election Workers Cut Deal to Avoid Prosecution in Spying Case

Cedar Hill election workers accused of improper practices, including spying on black voters at a polling place, have been temporarily banned from election work as part of a deal to avoid prosecution.The Dallas County district attorney’s office confirmed that it has agreed not to prosecute the poll workers as long as they abide by the terms of a confidential agreement. Such agreements are sometimes offered to people suspected of nonviolent crimes who have no criminal records.The Dallas Morning News learned some details of the deal because they were released to a candidate who filed a complaint over the City Council race in June.  Continue reading...

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