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Northampton County Libertarian Party Chairman Jake Towne, left, leaves his preliminary hearing in Nazareth on Jan. 16, 2020. He was found not guilty of making a false statement on an election candidate’s petition.Rudy Miller | For lehighvalleylive.com

A Northampton County Libertarian party official was acquitted of an election-related crime Monday.

The decision by Northampton County Judge Craig Dally ends a long saga for Jake Towne that started with perjury charges back in November 2019.