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STOURPORT MAYOR JAILED OVER BOGUS ELECTION CANDIDATE

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A Conservative mayor who invented a bogus election candidate in a bid to split the vote was jailed for six months o...
A Conservative mayor who invented a bogus election candidate in a bid to split the vote was jailed for six months on Friday, the Daily Telegraph reports (p3 December 18).

The paper says that Patrick Duffy, 60 and current mayor of Stourport on Severn in Hereford and Worcester, participated in a fraud on the electorate during the local elections in May 1991 according to the judge at Stafford Crown Court.
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