Updated: Wednesday, 22 Sep 2010, 8:59 PM EDT
Published : Wednesday, 22 Sep 2010, 8:23 PM EDT
INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) - Charlie White is no longer a member of the town council in Fishers.
The Republican nominee for Secretary of State is disqualified because he moved into a townhouse outside his district.
That happened in February. White revealed it yesterday.
Democratic Attorney, Greg Purvis says,”I will be asking for a special prosecutor.”
Today Democratic attorney Greg Purvis called on White to return his pay for the last seven months, more than $7,000, and he called for an investigation because White also failed to register to vote using the address of his new home.
Instead he was registered to the home of his ex-wife. Purvis says it was an attempt to keep the council seat.
“Mr. White changed his voter registration from his apartment in his district not to his new house but to his ex-wife's house which he has since said was not his residence. That is a violation of Indiana law,” said Purvis.
Reached by phone while campaigning in northern Indiana, White told 24 Hour News 8 "I made a couple silly mistakes. I'll learn from it."
White says he was dealing with a difficult real estate transaction, getting married, and running for office and, he said, "I didn't think about re-registering.
Meantime, he hopes to become the top election official in Indiana.
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