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 Chargedsort descending Convicted Type1 Type2 Type3 # Charges # Fraudulent Votes / Election Margin Description Sentence Source1 Source2 Source3 Source4 Source5 Follow Up
Florida Richard Williams M 2010 Registration fraud 74 In Miami, Florida, former ACORN voter registration canvassers Maurice Childress, Kashawn John, Liltovia Rhodes, Carlos Torres, Evangeline Williams, Lilkevia Williams, and Richard Williams, were all convicted of “false swearing in an election.” Filing multiple voter registration applications with fictitious names and as the same individuals and registering ACORN canvassers to vote multiple times while working on an ACORN voter drive. Charges: 37 counts of false swearing in connection with voting or elections and 37 counts of submission of false voter registration information. 125 days in jail, probation, community service, and forbidden to participate in political campaigns http://dailycaller.com/2010/11/23/the-voter-fraud-hall-of-shame-milwaukee-voter-... http://www.discoverthenetworks.org/viewSubCategory.asp?id=2214
New Mexico "Buddy the Dog" 2012 Registration fraud 0 A New Mexico man has registered his 3-year-old black Labrador, Buddy, to vote. "I made up a birth date [for Buddy], and I made up a social security number . . . and I had a voter registration card in my hand for Buddy two weeks later." The man, a registered Republican, said he wanted to demonstrate how easy it is to commit voter fraud: "Somebody should have verified this information" and taken a look at exactly who (or what) was registering. . . The Clerk's Office said the state doesn't require counties to verify social security numbers, dates of birth, or even names” http://theweek.com/articles/477605/dog-whos-registered-vote-democrat
California Name Not Disclosed OTHER An individual in Santa Cruz County (name not disclosed) was charged under the California Election Code/California Penal Code. The charges pertained to filing a false nomination or declaration of candidacy; fraudulently voting in an election in which one is not entitled; knowingly procuring or offering false or forged instrument to be filed, registered, or recorded in any public office, which instrument, if genuine, might be filed, registered, or recorded under any law. Pleaded guilty to filing a false nomination or declaration of candidacy. http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/404433-california-fresno-county-cases.htm...
Georgia Allison Ballard (election official) F OTHER Allison Ballard was accused of being in violation of Georgia laws § 21-2-433 (b) and § 21-2-440, which dictate proper handling of ballots. $200 fine plus investigative costs, a cease and desist order and reprimand https://web.archive.org/web/20161216002204/http://www.documentcloud.org/document...
Iowa Douglas Neil Mutchler M Ineligible felon voting 1 Douglas Neil Mutchler was charged with 1st Degree Election Misconduct 39A.2, for voting without restored rights due to prior felony conviction. Pleaded guilty and received suspended prison and probation. Suspended prison and probation http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/407328-iowa-cases.html
New Jersey Unknown impersonator Absentee/Mail Impersonation Mark Allen went to his polling place to vote in person. Upon checking in, he was told that an absentee ballot had already been submited in his name. Mr. Allen indicated he had not requested an absentee ballot, nor had he voted using one. He was allowed to vote a provisional ballot. http://www.electionjournal.org/2009/11/03/concerns-over-absentee-ballots-realize...
Texas Jessie Martinez Jessie Martinez was mailed a letter. No new violations were reported. Statue of limitations expired.
Washington John Doe5 M 1 Records received from Snohomish County Washington did not indicate the specific accusation. From a list of almost 200 voter fraud cases that occurred since June 2007, only one person was charged. According to the prosecutor's office, the remainder of the cases were not prosecuted and no records were kept on the type of specific charge for the unprosecuted cases. http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/394076-washington-snohomish-county-respon...
Wisconsin Alexander Todd Hamilton M Ineligible felon voting Alexander Todd Hamilton was accused of knowingly voting while being an unqualified, convicted felon. Pleaded guilty. He was sentenced to two years probation and $500 in fines. 2 years of probation and $500 in fines
Kentucky Robert L. Madon (former mayor of Pineville, KY) Brent Madon (son of Robert Madon, former mayor of Pineville, KY) M 2006 Mayoral Vote Buying Robert L. Madon, who served as mayor for 18 years, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to buy votes that helped him win the 2006 mayoral election. Madon admitted he conspired with his son, Brent Madon, to pay cash to Pineville residents to cast absentee votes. http://www.electionjournal.org/2009/08/17/former-mayor-sentenced-to-20-months-fo... https://archives.fbi.gov/archives/louisville/press-releases/2009/lo042309a.htm

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