Virginia state delegate Joseph Morrissey isn't letting anything get in the way of lawmaking — not even jail.
The Democrat-turned-independent resigned in December after pleading guilty to misdemeanor charges for contributing to the delinquency of a minor. In June 2014, he was indicted for allegedly having sex with a 17-year-old girl multiple times in his law office. He also allegedly sent a photograph of the nude minor to a friend.
After resigning, he entered the special election to reclaim his old seat, where he won 42 percent of the vote Tuesday and was sworn in Wednesday, Politico reports.
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