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SD Republican activist found guilty in robocall case

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MADISON (AP) — A jury took slightly more than an hour late Thursday to convict a Republican political activist of breaking state election law by engineering illegal automated political calls before the 2012 election.


Daniel Willard, 32, was found guilty Thursday of four misdemeanor counts, the Argus Leader and KELO-TV reported. Each count carries a maximum penalty of a year in jail.

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