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Underage Durham Voter Faces Court Date

Posted December 17, 1996 12:00 a.m. EST

— The 14-year-old Durham boy who illegally cast his ballot in November is about to face the consequences of his actions.

Ben Winegarden is scheduled to go to trial on January 27, 1997 to face charges of voter fraud.

Meanwhile, the Board of Elections took action Tuesday night to officially strike Winegarden's illegal vote. Winegarden has been invited to the meeting to defend his right to vote.