Former State Rep. David Cole was sentenced on Tuesday after pleading guilty to voter fraud by voting at an unauthorized polling location.
Gov. Kay Ivey recently announced the special election for the currently vacant House District 10 seat after the former officeholder resigned after being arrested on voter fraud charges.
State Rep. David Cole (R-Huntsville) has officially resigned his position in the House of representatives after his arrest earlier this week on charges of voter fraud.
The lawyer who prosecuted State Rep. David Cole (R-Madison) during an election contest earlier this year told 1819 News that Cole's arrest on Tuesday stemmed from under-oath testimony he gave during a deposition in May related to his voter registration.
State Rep. David Cole (R-Huntsville) was arrested on Tuesday and charged with voter fraud, stemming from long-standing complaints from the 2022 election.
Freshman State Rep. David Cole (R-Madison) asked for a stay in the contested election lawsuit on Friday in Madison County Circuit Court a few days before he is scheduled to be deposed at the State House.
Freshman State Rep. David Cole (R-Madison) will be deposed in the Alabama State House on May 17 in a lawsuit alleging he didn’t fulfill residency requirements to serve in the role.