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Judge Orders New Election After Shocking Discovery

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A closely contested election for sheriff in Shreveport’s Caddo Parish, Louisiana, resulted in a one-vote victory for the Democratic candidate, Henry Whitehorn, over his Republican opponent, John Nickelson.

However, a lawsuit challenging the results due to alleged fraudulent voting and a flawed electoral process led to a retired justice ruling in favor of Nickelson, declaring the election results void and ordering another runoff election.

“This runoff election involved a one-vote margin,” retired justice E. Joseph Bleich wrote. (Trending: Trump Announces Major Promise For 2024)

“It was proven beyond any doubt that there were at least 11 illegal votes cast and counted,” he said.

“It is legally impossible to know what the true vote should have been.”

The decision sparked controversy, with Whitehorn’s camp questioning the evidence of fraud and expressing concern about the judiciary’s role in election outcomes.

“The judiciary should not decide elections,” Whitehorn said.

“Louisiana courts have made it clear that the results of an election are to be disturbed only under extraordinary circumstances where a plaintiff introduces compelling evidence that is sufficient to change the result in the election.”

The case has drawn attention from Republican activists and may resonate with conservatives amid broader concerns about voter fraud in elections.

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