John Dougherty, the business manager of Philadelphia’s branch of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW), and six other labor officials were indicted on 116 charges related to lavish misuse of union funds and buying influence with corrupt politicians

Dougherty’s union was instrumental in placing three justices, including Dougherty’s own brother, on the court, Politico reports.

You can be sure that the unions controlled by Dougherty will still be giving money to state and local election campaigns. The big question is will their get-out-the-vote operation be impacted when Dougherty and his top lieutenants start serving time?