FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE : Tuesday, September 15, 2015
CONTACT: Sara Rabern (605)773-3215
Former U.S. Senate Candidate Clayton Walker Sentenced in Election Law Violation Case
PIERRE, S.D – Attorney General Marty Jackley announced today that Clayton G. Walker, 34, Black Hawk, was sentenced to 2 years with 2 years suspended for offering false or forged instrument for filing and 2 years with 2 suspended for perjury, both counts to run concurrently. Walker was given 2 years probation and 200 hours of community service and is required to complete a mental health evaluation.
Walker was indicted on June 17, 2014 for election law violations stemming from the 2014 U.S. Senate race.
This case was investigated by the Division of Criminal Investigation and prosecuted by the Attorney General’s Office.