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Indiana GOP ousts attorney general after groping allegations

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Curtis Hill(WNDU)
Published: Jul. 10, 2020 at 1:58 PM EDT
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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Indiana Republicans have scuttled Attorney General Curtis Hill’s bid for reelection following a monthlong suspension of his law license over allegations that he groped a state lawmaker and three other women during a party.

Former U.S. Rep. Todd Rokita prevailed Friday in mail-in voting by state convention delegates.

The state Republican chairman said Rokita defeated Hill with 52% of the vote in a third round of voting after two lesser-known candidates finished last in previous rounds.

Rokita said he entered the race because Hill had a history of “bad judgment, bad choices and not taking responsibilities” marring his time as state government’s top lawyer.

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