1/3 of West Virginia Dems pick jailed felon over Obama in primary

May 9, 2012 07:02

Obama’s war on coal which is critical to West Virginia’s economy and everyone else’s electric rates may have had something to do with it. – The Hill



By Josh Lederman at The Hill



A felon incarcerated in Texas took one in three votes away from President Obama in West Virginia’s Democratic presidential primary on Tuesday.

Keith Judd, who is serving time in a federal prison in Texarkana, Texas, for extortion, took 37 percent of the vote, with 50 percent of precincts reporting. Obama captured the remaining 63 percent.



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