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
California Jose Fragozo M 2012 Escondido school board Registration fraud Perjury 13 1 Jose Fragozo pleaded* guilty to one felony count of voter fraud after being charged with 13 felony counts including perjury, false voter registration and filing false election documents, stemming from allegations that he lied about where he lived in order to win election to the Escondido Union School District Board in 2012. The judge declined to reduce Fragozo’s felony count to a misdemeanor, but left that option for a later time. *Plea deal: 3 years probation, 15 days public work service, fines/restitution http://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/news/education/sd-no-fragozo-sentencing-2016...
Illinois Leroy Scott Jr. Charles Powell Terrance R. Stith Sandra Stith Lillie Nichols M 2004-11 General D Vote buying 1 1 Leroy Scott Jr., Lillie Nichols, Terrance R. Stith, and his wife, Sandra Stith, pleaded* guilty to one count each of vote-buying before U.S. District Judge David Herndon, admitting they paid voters $5 to $10 for favorably casts ballots during the November 2004 general election. Two days before the election, Scott received $1,200 from the St. Clair County Democratic Committee. *Plea deal: 10 months in prison, 2 years probation, $3,100 fine. http://minx.cc:1080/?post=110160 http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1414782/posts http://madisonrecord.com/stories/510559878-east-st-louis-vote-buying-case-goes-t... https://www.highbeam.com/doc/1P3-1010417131.html
Michigan Randy Allen Durham M 2002 2004-02 Absentee/Mail 7 Randy Allen Durham was charged with 2 counts of absentee ballot tampering (MCL 168.932(e)) and 5 counts of improper possession of an absentee ballot (MCL 168.932(f)). Durham is alleged to have received a number of absentee ballots that he was not authorized to possess and at least some of the ballots appeared to have been marked while in his possession. http://www.michigan.gov/ag/0,4534,7-164--86979--,00.html
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.
Texas Maria Gonzalez (aka Dolores Gutierrez) Jose Rene Gomez Oralia Frausto Oscar Rios F 2006-03 Democratic primary D 2006-06 Registration fraud - fake Absentee/mail 5 5 Maria Gonzalez (aka Dolores Gutierrez) was charged with five counts of absentee ballot fraud for illegally possessing other voters' ballots (TEC 86.006). Oscar Rios, Oralia Frausto, and Jose Rene Gomez - Starr and Hidalgo county political operatives - were also indicted for voter fraud in a large-scale effort to submit mail-in ballots for imaginary people in 2006’s March Democratic primary election. The four were indicted by a grand jury in Brooks County on charges related to the scheme, which involved registering fake voters to vacant lots in Starr County and having mail-in ballots sent to several Hidalgo County addresses. Gonzalez entered pre-trial diversion. Pre-Trial Intervention: 1 year http://www.jpattitude.com/FraudDocs/FiveIndicted_StarrCountyTexas.pdf Starr/Brooks: 07-05-09742 CR
Connecticut Wayne Baker M R Absentee/Mail Wayne Baker, chairman of a Republican town committee, was accused of not providing information required by law on unsolicited absentee ballot applications. Ordered to comply with laws for disseminating unsolicited absentee ballot applications in the future
Mississippi Dale Berry Dale Berry's name was included on a list by Mississippi Attorney General's Office.
Colorado Vitaliy B. Grabchenko M 2013-11 Registration fraud - non-citizen 1 0 Vitaliy Grabchenko, a Polish national, pleaded* guilty to procuring false registration by providing a false registration to vote, a misdemeanor. *Plea deal: 2 years probation, 48 hours community service http://www.aurorasentinel.com/news/gessler-voter-sting-nets-1-conviction-despite... http://denver.cbslocal.com/2013/11/23/colorado-county-charges-4-with-voter-fraud...
Georgia Amber Lynn F 2009 Registration Fraud Accused of false registration. Case referred to Richmond County District Attorney's Office. https://web.archive.org/web/20161201211812/http:/www.documentcloud.org/documents...
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

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