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Judge: Clerk falsified complaint against Navajo candidate

 

August 13, 2018



SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A judge who ordered a Utah county to put a Navajo man back on the ballot has determined the county clerk violated state law by improperly dating the residency complaint and by overstepping his role.

U.S. District Judge David Nuffer said in his written decision filed Thursday night that Democrat Willie Grayeyes’ rights were violated when San Juan County Clerk John Nielson falsified the complaint by dating it about a month earlier than when it was finalized to “make a backdoor challenge.”

https://www.hjnews.com/news/state/judge-clerk-falsified-complaint-against-navajo-candidate/article_76de0d82-aed5-5333-bb3e-426ea5583437.html

 

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