Civitas Review

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    Dec
    02

    Felon and Ex-Mayor Patrick Cannon — Still on Voter Rolls

    Posted in Elections & Campaigns By Susan Myrick | Tagged , ,

    Arrested in March, ex-Charlotte Mayor Patrick Cannon pleaded guilty in June to corruption charges and was sentenced on October 14. Cannon, a Democrat, was waiting to report to federal prison in West Virginia  when he voted on October 30. The Charlotte Observer discovered the fact that Cannon had voted and reported it on Election Day […]

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    Mar
    26

    Newspaper Gets a D in ID of Mayor

    Posted in Crime, Politicians & Politicking By Francis De Luca | Tagged , ,

    Guess which word is missing from a 1,500-word Charlotte Observer story about the arrest of the mayor on federal corruption charges? Here's the beginning: Charlotte Mayor Patrick Cannon was arrested Wednesday on public corruption charges after a four-year investigation, the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Charlotte announced. Cannon was charged with theft and bribery after an […]

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