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 Source1 Source2 Source3 Source4 Source5sort descending Follow Up
Oregon Lafayette Frederick Keaton M Absentee/Mail Impersonation 2 2 Lafayette Frederick Keaton was accused of using the names of his deceased son and brother to cast additional ballots and gain Social Security benefits. Charged with 2 counts of making a false statement under election laws, a Class C felony. Pleaded guilty to two counts of making a false statement in violation of state elections law. 3 months in jail, 1 year post-prison supervision, 60 hours of community service and a $5,000 fine http://oregoncatalyst.com/3510-Oregon-AG-gets-guilty-plea-voter-fraud-case.html
Georgia Aaron Walker (election Official) M Absentee Ballot Fraud Walker was a member of the county elections board that delayed proper testing of voting machines and misplaced 67 ballots. $1,000 civil penalty, cease and desist order and a public reprimand https://web.archive.org/web/20161216002204/http://www.documentcloud.org/document...
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 Lena Taylor (state Senator) Multiple ineligibe voters F 2011-04 Spring D Registration fraud Ineligible district voting Ineligible felon voting State senator Lena Taylor was investigated as an accessory to voter fraud after 36 individuals registered to vote at 1018 N. 35th St. in Milwaukee, a home owned by Taylor, which is adjacent to her law office and used by a non-profit as a group home. The property is only zoned for up to 8 residents in a group-home type setting. On April 5, 2011, 20 of the 36 voters registered at the address voted, and a total of 7 same day voter registrations were corroborated by the senator's mother, Lena J. Taylor, including at least one felon who was ineligible to vote. http://www.jsonline.com/news/milwaukee/lena-taylor-denies-fraud-allegation-js35a... http://mediatrackers.org/wisconsin/2011/11/22/release-sen-lena-taylor-an-accesso...
Texas Maria Esparza F Marie Esparza was mailed a letter. No new violations were reported. Statue of limitations expired.
Florida Antionette Nowells Anthony Grant James Randolph F 2015-03 Eatonville municipal 2016-03 Absentee/mail Voter intimidation/coercion 25 Mia Antionette Nowells, Eatonville Mayor Anthony Grant, and James Randolph were indicted on 25 felony voter fraud charges for coercing voters and submitting illegally obtained absentee ballots in the March 2015 mayoral election in which Grant was elected. A grand jury found that Grant, Nowells and Randolph solicited an absentee ballot from someone who didn't live in Eatonville, marked ballots for voters and forced people to register to vote. http://www.orlandosentinel.com/news/breaking-news/os-eatonville-election-grand-j...
Hawaii Brian Minaai Ross Segawa Debra Kawaoka Clifford Uwainewas M 1982 Democratic primary D 1983-02 Registration fraud 1 Brian Minaai pleaded* guilty to a misdemeanor in the 1982 Democrat primary. Prosecutors found that 27 participated in a scheme to illegally register Honolulu voters in order to boost Democrat candidate Ross Segawa, a student in the University law school, into the District 19 state House seat that encompassed Manoa, where the university’s main campus is located. The students, including some working in the Legislature or attending the university’s law school, were caught when Segawa’s opponent noticed that some of Segawa’s youthful supporters claimed they lived at the Arcadia Retirement Residence on their voter registration forms. They recruited people from outside the 19th district – a total of 32 known names – and used false addresses to register them on the 19th district rolls. *Plea deal: Criminal record to be wiped clean within a year http://www.hawaiireporter.com/university-of-hawaii-procurement-officer-involved-... http://www.nytimes.com/1983/02/13/us/around-the-nation-hawaii-state-senator-accu...
Oklahoma Unnamed Comanche County voters (3) 2016-03 Primary Multiple voting Absentee/mail In person 3 Three Comanche County residents voted twice in the 2016 Presidential Preferential Primary. All three submitted absentee ballots before showing up to their polling place on March 1, 2016 and voted again in person. http://www.kswo.com/story/31430630/3-under-investigation-for-voter-fraud
Kansas Steven Gaedtke M 2010 General R 2015-10 Absentee/Mail Multiple voting Ineligible district voting 3 1 Steven Gaedtke pleaded* guilty in Johnson County District Court to one misdemeanor count for double voting in both Kansas and Arkansas in 2010. Two other counts were dismissed as part of the plea agreement. Charges against his wife Betty were dismissed. *Plea deal: $500 fine, court costs http://www.kansas.com/news/politics-government/article47634575.html http://www.kansas.com/news/politics-government/article38915277.html
New York John Thompson (former undersheriff) M R 2003 Petition Fraud 13 Former Undersheriff John Thompson was charged with 7 felonies and 6 misdemeanors, with counts ranging from forgery to conspiracy, related to falsifying campaign petitions to get candidates on the ballot. He pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge of misconduct with campaign petitions. http://www.recordonline.com/article/20091103/News/911030314 http://www.recordonline.com/article/20031019/News/310199995

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