Incumbent Leon Maynor, right, won the Lumberton City Council Precinct 7 seat in November by one vote over Laura Sampson, left. The State Bureau of Investigation is looking into accusations that Maynor paid people to vote for him.
Incumbent Leon Maynor, right, won the Lumberton City Council Precinct 7 seat in November by one vote over Laura Sampson, left. The State Bureau of Investigation is looking into accusations that Maynor paid people to vote for him. Photos courtesy The Robesonian
Incumbent Leon Maynor, right, won the Lumberton City Council Precinct 7 seat in November by one vote over Laura Sampson, left. The State Bureau of Investigation is looking into accusations that Maynor paid people to vote for him. Photos courtesy The Robesonian

SBI to investigate possible vote buying in Lumberton election

January 26, 2016 4:55 PM

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