No. 618.

313 U.S. 299 (1941)


Supreme Court of United States.

Decided May 26, 1941.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Mr. Herbert Wechsler, with whom Solicitor General Biddle, Assistant Attorney General Berge, and Messrs. Warner W. Gardner, Alfred B. Teton, Rene A. Viosca, and Robert Weinstein were on the brief, for the United States.

Mr. Warren O. Coleman, with whom Mr. Charles W. Kehl was on the brief, for appellees.

MR. JUSTICE STONE delivered the opinion of the Court.

Two counts of an indictment found in a federal district court charged that appellees, Commissioners of Elections, conducting a primary election under Louisiana law, to nominate a candidate of the Democratic Party for representative in Congress, willfully altered and falsely counted and certified the ballots of voters cast in the primary election. The questions for decision...

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