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Convicted Robocaller Sets Sight On Maryland Senate Seat

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A political consultant who was convicted in a robocall conspiracy in the last Maryland governor's election has filed to run for a Baltimore state Senate seat.

Julius Henson wants to challenge Democratic incumbent Sen. Nathaniel McFadden in the state Senate primary, but a judge will have to decide whether that would violate his probation conditions.

Hensen was convicted of conspiracy to violate election law in 2012. He was a consultant for former Republican governor Bob Ehrlich's 2010 gubernatorial campaign. Prosecutors say robocalls recorded by Hensen's company were designed to discourage black voters from going to the polls.

Hensen served a 30-day jail term and is serving three years of probation.

His hearing in Baltimore Circuit Court is scheduled for next week.

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