News

Bosworth Pleads Not Guilty To Election Violations

Bosworth Pleads Not Guilty To Election Violations

Photo: clipart.com

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — Former U.S. Senate candidate Annette Bosworth has been arraigned on 12 charges that she violated election laws.

She pleaded not guilty Monday in Pierre at her initial appearance.

A Hughes County grand jury indicted the Sioux Falls physician earlier this month on multiple counts of perjury and filing false documents that carry a maximum punishment of 24 years in prison.

Authorities say she fraudulently attested to gathering voter signatures when she was really on a Christian mission trip to the Philippines.

Bosworth lost the June 3 Republican primary with 6 percent of the vote.

She and her attorney made no statement after the hearing Monday. They’re scheduled to return July 15 for a status hearing.

Recent Headlines

in Music

You can email Brad Paisley

bradpaisley

Remember earlier this summer when Brad Paisley leaked tracks off his upcoming album? Revenge is a dish best served via email.

in Sports

This week’s top sports shots

AP633953798161

A look at the biggest stories and best photography in sports this week.

in Music

CHART TOPPERS: This week’s top country tracks

ladyantebellum

LISTEN: This week's top country tracks, according to the latest Billboard charts.