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Maryland robocalls indictment

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ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - Maryland's state prosecutor says Paul Schurick, a senior official for former Gov. Robert Ehrlich's campaign for governor, has been indicted along with Baltimore political consultant Julius Henson in an investigation into robocalls made on Election Day.

Emmet Davitt, the state prosecutor, announced the indictments on Thursday.

Fifty-four-year-old Schurick has been charged with three counts of conspiracy to violate state election laws. He also has been charged with one count of attempting to influence a voter's decision whether to go to the polls through the use of fraud. He also has been charged with one count of failing to provide an authority line on distributed campaign material and obstruction of justice.

Sixty-two-year-old Henson has been charged with three counts of conspiracy to violate state election laws and other charges.

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