Governor Mitch Daniels appointed Republican State Senator Connie Lawson as the permanent replacement for Secretary of State Charlie White.
White is still appealing parts of his conviction, complicating the choice for a replacement.
An Indiana Supreme Court ruling on Charlie White's residency paves the way for Governor Mitch Daniels to appoint a new Secretary of State.
The Indiana Supreme Court is hearing a case that will decide who becomes Secretary of State Charlie White's permanent successor.
Charlie White has been sentenced to one year of home detention and community service along with a $1,000 fine.
White faces sentencing today on six felony charges.
A jury has convicted Indiana Secretary of State Charlie White of voter fraud and theft.
Charlie White could be replaced by Democratic challenger Vop Osili.
How long Charlie White may fight his removal from office could be determined, in part, by a court hearing today.
If this ruling stands, Democratic challenger Vop Osili is the winner of the election and will become Indiana’s Secretary of State.