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/Rsort descending Charged Convicted Type1 Type2 Type3 # Charges # Fraudulent Votes / Election Margin Description Sentence Source1 Source2 Source3 Source4 Source5 Follow Up
Washington George Underwood M George Underwood was suspected of being an "unqualified person voting", but there was insufficient evidence to pursue. http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/368706-washington-clark-county-response-w...
New Mexico Unknown impersonator M 2004 Impersonation 1 Dwight Adkins, a frequent voter, took a special interest in the 2004 election; donating money, attending rallies and volunteering for a candidate. When he presented to vote that year, election officials informed him that someone had already cast a ballot in his name. He was allowed to vote a provisional ballot, but his vote was ultimately not counted. http://www.electionjournal.org/2008/08/11/another-new-mexico-voter-disenfranchis...
Texas Zaida Cantu Bueno F 2008 Primary Absentee/Mail 4 4 Zaida Cantua Bueno pleaded* guilty to one count of absentee ballot fraud after being charged with four counts of illegally returning marked ballots (TEC 86.006) in the 2008 primary election. *Plea deal: 180 days in jail (suspended), 12 months probation, 40 hours community service, $200 fine http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/404105-texas-ag-response.html Jim Wells/Live Oak: 20068
California Roy Mitchell M 2001-08 2001-12 Petition Fraud 3 Roy Mitchell was charged with 3 counts of misrepresenting petitions. Stanislaus County Superior Court (Case Number: 1032540) Case dismissed. http://caseindex.stanct.org:8080/CaseIndex/faces/displayResults.xhtml http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/399967-california-stanislaus-county-respo...
Texas Unknown impersonator M 2012-11 General 2012-12 In person Multiple voting 1 Starr County Elections Administrator Rafael Montalvo said that during the November 2012 general election, one person voted twice in one day. The man was able to vote twice, at two different polling locations during early voting,because the county did not use electronic poll books. http://www.themonitor.com/news/local/starr-county-eyes-tool-for-a-smoother-elect... http://www.alipac.us/f12/man-caught-voting-twice-starr-county-tx-258837/
California Donald Dewsnup M 2015-11 San Francisco Supervisory Council 2016-04 Registration fraud - false address Ineligible district voting 7 1 Donald Dewsnup was charged with registering to vote using a false address, which allowed him to illegally vote in San Francisco Supervisorial District 3, in which he didn’t live. Dewsnup faces three felony counts of filing a false document with a government agency, two felony counts of perjury and two felony counts of false voter registration. http://www.sfgate.com/bayarea/article/Pro-development-advocate-Donald-Dewsnup-ch... http://hoodline.com/2016/04/pro-development-activist-arrested-on-suspicion-of-vo...
Connecticut in original but not coded spreadsheet. 2/8/17 - emailed Ellen. She indicated it was a spelling mistake/duplicate. Linda Moore. Linda Morre F Absentee/Mail Illegal assistance Linda Morre admitted to soliciting absentee ballot applications from Shaw's Supermarket employees and not signing her name to the applications. $500 fine http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/Absentee-ballot-fraud-has-long-history-in-223...
Georgia Jean Miller F 2010 Ineligible district voting Miller was accused of voting in a race when she was unqualified to do so, because she claimed an address where she no longer resided. $500 fine, cease and desist order and a public reprimand https://web.archive.org/web/20161201211812/http://www.documentcloud.org/document...
Connecticut Shannon Nygard 2008-11 Registration Fraud Ineligible district voting 1 A complaint was made that Richard Murray, Neill Bovaird, Kelly Way, Nancy Pilon, Janelle Rooks, M. Samantha Geiger, Amy Bovaird, Peter Nygard, Shannon Nygard and Angela Harwood were registered and in some cases voted in a place where they did not reside. An Election Commission investigation found that the defendants had registered in good faith with the belief that they did reside in the district in which they registered. The Commission found that had the Registrar's office been more thorough and done their due diligence, it would have found that the addresses provided were not within the required district and the voter registrations/voting would not have occurred. Not charged http://seec.ct.gov/e2casebase/data/fd/FD_2010_073.pdf
Mississippi Leon Hunt M Vote Buying Admitted paying 25 to 30 people for votes, paid undercover police officers $30 a vote. Pleaded guilty to attempted bribery. 1 year house arrest and $500 fine

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