FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, July 22, 2015
CONTACT: Sara Rabern (605) 773-3215
Former U.S. Senate Candidate Clayton Walker Changes Plea in Election Law Violation Case
PIERRE – Attorney General Marty Jackley announced today that Clayton G. Walker, 34, Black Hawk, has pled to one count of offering false or forged instrument for filing and one count of perjury, both class 6 felonies, punishable by up to 2 years in the state penitentiary and/or a $4,000 fine.
Walker was indicted on June 17, 2014 for election law violations stemming from the 2014 U.S. Senate race.
Sentencing is scheduled for September 15, 2015 at 9:00 a.m. at the Hughes County Courthouse.