A former Breathitt County sheriff pleaded guilty to vote buying charges Wednesday morning.
John L. Turner was re-arraigned in Lexington Federal Court.
Turner admitted to be involved in a scheme with several other people to buy votes in the April and May of 2010.
He is facing a maximum sentence of 5 years in prison and a $250,000 fine.
Turner was released on his previous bond conditions until sentencing in September of this year.