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Robert L. Ehrlich Jr.
Aide to ex-Maryland governor found guilty of election fraud
Aide to ex-Maryland governor found guilty of election fraud

A Baltimore jury today found Paul Schurick, former Maryland Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr.'s campaign manager, guilty of election fraud and related charges for his role in an election day 2010 robocall. The jury found Schurick guilty on all four counts in the indictment, including election fraud and a charge related to the failure to include a line stating the Ehrlich campaign's authorization of the call. Prosecutors said the call, made as Gov. Martin O'Malley swept to a reelection victory, was designed to suppress black votes. PHOTOS: Political scandals and gaffes of 2011 Schurick and his defense team had portrayed the robocall as a mistake, and used prominent politicians...

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