Case closed?

Published: Thursday, February 7, 2013 at 11:22 AM.

Dick Wolf, the creator of that show and its many spinoffs, is a spinner of myths.

Because if there is any way to explain how the public was served by a recently closed State Attorney investigation into the 2012 election campaign it sure hasn’t been speechified.

Where are you Jack when we need you?

The latest development arrived in the past couple of weeks as the matter of removing the president of Citizens Improving Gulf County, a political action committee established last year and with support throughout the county, was stopped.

Turned out that the Supervisor of Elections Office was not comfortable just taking the word of the State Attorney that Jim Garth should be removed from the voter rolls without any evidence.

And the state Division of Elections could not find a trail of a felony conviction – that according to Garth did not involve a court, jury, judge, jail or booking and could only date to more than four decades ago – or the need to restore civil, voting, rights.

The State Attorney’s Office communicated that the process of removing a voter from the rolls could stop at this time.



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