|State||Defendant||Co-Defendants||Sex||Date||Election||D/R||Charged||Convicted||Type1||Type2||Type3||# Charges||# Fraudulent Votes / Election Margin||Description||Sentence||Source1||Source2||Source3||Source4||Source5||Follow Up|
|Massachusetts||Mark Evangelous||M,||2011-10||Marlborough municipal||2012-01||Absentee/Mail||Impersonation-deceased||Forgery||3||0||Mark Evangelous, a candidate for councilor-at-large in the 2011 Marlborough city election, was indicted in February 2012 on voter fraud charges for submitting a fraudulent absentee ballot application in the name of a deceased voter. A grand jury returned a “true bill” indicting Evangelous, age 51, with charges of forgery, uttering and violating absentee voting laws. He has also been charged with lying to the police during an investigation of the allegations. The charges relate to a fraudulent absentee ballot application that was submitted to the City Clerk's office by Evangelous, on the Friday before the November 1, 2011 election, for a person he said was his aunt. The clerk's office subsequently determined the woman was deceased. In November 2012, after Evangelous admitted to sufficient facts, a Middlesex Superior Court judge continued the case without a finding, placing Evangelous on probation for a year and assigning 200 hours of community service, after which the forgery and uttering charges would be dismissed.||*Plea deal:1 year probation plus 200 hours community service, for forgery, uttering a false document and violating absentee voting laws (forgery and uttering to be dropped on completion of sentence).||https://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/2012/02/16/marlborough-city-council-candidate-...||http://middlesexda.com/news/press-release.php?reference=529||http://www.metrowestdailynews.com/article/20121005/News/310059325|
|Indiana||Eduardo Perez Sr.||M||2003||Democratic primary||D||Absentee/Mail||1||1||Eduardo Perez pleaded* guilty to one count of fraudulently receiving a ballot in the 2003 mayoral Democratic primary.||*Plea deal: 18 months probation||http://www.nwitimes.com/news/local/three-sentenced-for-e-c-vote-fraud/article_32...|
|Georgia||Albert Palmour||Carleton Vines Dorothy Gilreath Steve Chappelear Sidney Johnson Lois Reed Anthony Sparks||M||2006||General||Absentee/Mail||Illegal assistance||Carleton Vines and his accomplices (Albert Palmour, Dorothy Gilreath, Steve Chappelear, Sidney Johnson, Lois Reed, and Anthony Sparks) ran an absentee ballot fraud operation designed to rig the 2006 election in which Vines won election as a State Court Judge. Vines’s co-conspirators acted as “runners,” illegally “assisting” voters in ﬁlling out their absentee ballots. In many cases, ballots were transported by the conspirators to Vines’s law oﬃce before being subsequently mailed. The group signed a consent decree with the state board of election, acknowleding their actions and accepting a public reprimand.||Ordered to cease and desist from further violations of the Election Code, publicly reprimanded.||http://www.atlantaunfiltered.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/03/Carleton-Vines-conse...|
|Iowa||George Willard Vaughn||M||2008||General||Ineligible felon voting||1||1||George Willard Vaughn pleaded* guilty to voting in the 2008 election despite being a convicted felon who had not had his voting rights restored.||*Plea deal: 5 years in prison (suspended), 5 years probation, 22 hours community service||http://wcfcourier.com/news/local/election-misconduct-defendant-pleads-guilty/art...|
|Illinois||Kyle R. Johnson||Kevin Wiggins William Brown Trevon L. Tompkin||M||2009-04||Cahokia Village municipal||2009-09||Absentee/Mail||Illegal assistance||18||18||Cahokia Village Trustee Kyle Johnson pleaded* guilty to 18 counts of mail ballot fraud in the 2009 Cahokia Village election. Kevin Wiggins, William Brown and Cahokia Village Trustee Trevon Tompkin also pleaded guilty in the scheme to file falsified applications for absentee ballots then illegally vote them. Charges included perjury, marking the absentee ballots of other people, soliciting others to apply for absentee ballots, falsifying applications for absentee ballots, unlawfully observing voting and mutilating election materials.||*Plea deal: 5 years probation, 14 days in county jail, 200 hours community service, barred from running for public office while on probation||http://www.stltoday.com/news/local/crime-and-courts/two-plead-guilty-of-vote-fra...||http://www.stltoday.com/news/local/metro/cahokia-village-trustees-sentenced-for-...||http://archive.ksdk.com/news/local/story.aspx?storyid=222456|
|Arkansas||Deshay Lorenzo Parker III (former Justice of the Peace)||M||2011||State House Primary, Runoff and General||2012-09||Absentee Ballot Fraud||Eric Fontain Cox, Amos Sanders, Lisa Burns, Deshay Lorenzo Parker III and Leroy Grant were charged with using absentee ballots to defraud an election official during three special elections in 2011. Special Prosecuting Attorney H.G. Foster of Conway filed the charges after a nearly year-long investigation that resulted in four others, including former state lawmaker Hudson Hallum, pleading guilty in federal court to felony charges. Hallum, D-Marion, along with his father, Kent Hallum, West Memphis city councilman Phillip Wayne Carter and West Memphis police officer Sam Malone entered guilty pleas in 2012 to charges they plotted to bribe absentee voters to cast ballots for Hallum.||http://www.arkansasonline.com/news/2012/sep/25/five-more-face-charges-voter-frau...||http://katv.com/archive/still-eligible-to-serve|
|West Virginia||James Surkamp (former Jefferson County Commissioner)||M||Primary||D||2010-04||Multiple Voting||Unauthorized presence at polls||2||James Surkamp was charged with illegal voting and unauthorized presence in election room. He voted during early voting and then attempted to vote again on election day. Pleaded guilty to unauthorized presence and the other count was dropped.||$100 fine||http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/374129-west-virginia-jefferson-county-wit...||http://shepherdstownchronicle.com/page/content.detail/id/500842/Commissioner-Jim...|
|Georgia||Michael Misener||M||2011-02||Multiple Voting||Double voted. (State Elections Board Case #2010-00031043073; Douglas County)||$1,000 fine, cease and desist order and public reprimand||https://assets.documentcloud.org/documents/369066/georgia-response-with-cases.pd...|
|Tennessee||Kermit Bowling||M||Registration Fraud||4||Kermit Bowling was charged with two counts of illegal registration or voting and two counts of false entries as a result of being registered to vote in two states at the same time. He was 81 years old at the time and blamed his age for the dual registration. A no true bill was entered by the grand jury.||A no true bill was entered by the grand jury.||http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/404111-tennessee-davidson-county-with-cas...|
|North Carolina||Wayne Shatley||Ross "Toogie" Banner Carlos Hood Anita Moore Valerie Moore||M||2002-11||General||R||2003-07||Vote Buying||4||Wayne Shatley was accused of organizing and engaging four others to buy votes for Gary Clark, the Republican candidate for sheriff in the 2002 general election in Caldwell County. He financed it with $5,000 to $6,000 of his own money. Charged with 1 count with conspiracy to buy votes and 3 counts with actually buying votes. Convicted by a jury on all counts.||33 months' imprisonment||http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/955845/posts||http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/366806-north-carolina-reporter-from-news2...||http://www.ca4.uscourts.gov/Opinions/Published/054118.P.pdf|
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