PIKEVILLE, Ky. (WSAZ) — The 69-year-old former mayor of Martin, Ky. was sentenced to 90 months in a federal prison.
Ruth Robinson was sentenced Monday afternoon in U.S District Court in Pikeville.
Earlier this year, Robinson was convicted on federal vote buying, civil rights violations, and social security charges in two separate cases.
Robinson’s husband, James “Red” Robinson, 64, was also sentenced Monday for his conviction in the vote buying case. He was sentenced to 40 months in a federal prison.