True the Vote Election Crimes Database

A nationwide compilation of election crimes prosecutions

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State Defendant Co-Defendants Sex Date Election D/R Charged Convicted Type1 Type2 Type3 # Charges # Fraudulent Votes / Election Margin Description Sentence Source1sort descending Source2 Source3 Source4 Source5 Follow Up
Texas Robert William Sanders M Case declined for prosecution. Robert William Sanders was mailed a letter. No new violations were reported. Statue of limitations expired.
Nebraska Allen Dewane Anderson M Registration Fraud Allen Dewane Anderson was accused of attempting to registering to vote despite being a felon. Dismissed
Connecticut Linda L. Moore F Absentee/Mail Moore was accused of helping union members fill out absentee ballot applications but failing to provide information about herself as required by law. $500 fine and ordered to comply with the law in the future
Connecticut Stephen M. Lanno M 2004-11 Presidential Multiple Voting A complaint was made that Stephen M. Lanno may have voted in more than one town during the 2004 presidential election. An investigation found he did not. Dismissed
Wisconsin Marc P. Lacher M 1 Marc P. Lacher was alleged to have cast a ballot as an ineligible voter.
Illinois John Jay Bieschke M Petition Fraud Forgery John Jay Bieschke pleaded guilty to forged nominating petitions.
Indiana Roy Davis M 2003 Democratic Mayoral Primary Impersonation Forgery Absentee Ballot Fraud 4 Roy Davis was charged as part of a fraud case brought by the Lake County Joint Voter Task Force that ultimately overturned the result of the 2003 East Chicago Democratic mayoral primary. Charged with 1 count of voting in false name, 1 count forgery, 2 counts of fraudulent application for ballots. All charges dismissed. Dismissed
Texas Jerry Farley M Jerry Farley was investigated as part of the Gillespie County election dispute in 2008. Case declined for prosecution. Letter sent to secretary of state.
Connecticut Lisette Valle-Mellow F Absentee/Mail Valle-Mellow, a city employee, was accused of voting an absentee ballot when she could have voted in person. $200 fine and ordered to comply with the law in the future
Connecticut Michael Abbatello M 2004-11 Multiple Voting Michael Abbatello was accused of voting more than once in the November, 2004 election. He registered in both West Hartford and Old Saybrook, and had been registered in both towns since 1985 because he did not provide the Old Saybrook registrars with his prior voting address. He voted in Old Saybrook, but did not vote in West Hartford in the presidential election. He has been removed from the list in West Hartford. Dismissed

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