State v. Marion Marks

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
State v. Marion Marks
Case Date: 
1878
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Criminal
Cause/Crime: 
Election Dispute

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County:

Division: 
Middle
Number of Pages: 
52
Notes / Description: 

Marks was indicted in criminal court in Giles County for multiple causes. An election as held at the county precinct 11 to elect the sheriff and constable, justice of the peace and Peace School director. Marks was accused of "misrepresenting the name on the ticket" or ballot, in order to fraudulently change the ballot.