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Republican staffer attacks reporter
|Last Edited||WesternDem Apr 10, 2008 12:47pm|
|Media||Newspaper - The Muncie Star Press|
|News Date||Thursday, April 10, 2008 08:00:00 PM UTC0:0|
|Description||MUNCIE — A Republican voter registration deputy faces battery charges after he tackled a newspaper reporter and hit the Democratic 6th District congressional candidate after a contentious Delaware County Election Board meeting this afternoon. |
The meeting had just ended when Will Statom, GOP registration deputy and secretary of the local Republican Party, attacked Star Press reporter Nick Werner while Werner was interviewing Ball State University student Johanna Perez about hundreds of last-minute voter registrations for Democrat Barack Obama’s campaign.