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Republican consultant sentenced in NH phone jamming plot

[JURIST] Allen Raymond, former president of Republican consulting group GOP Marketplace, has received a five month sentence for his role in a plot to jam Democratic phone lines in New Hampshire during the 2002 election. Raymond pleaded guilty in June to conspiracy charges for plotting to jam phone lines that were meant to help voters get rides to polls. Chuck McGee, former director of the New Hampshire Republican Party, has also pleaded guilty to conspiracy charges [JURIST report]. Raymond, McGee, and the state GOP face a separate civil lawsuit filed by New Hampshire's Democratic Party. AP has more. The Concord Monitor has local coverage.

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