|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|
|West Virginia||Perry French Harvey, Jr. (former United Mine Workers official)||M||2004-05||Primary||D||2005-08||Vote Buying||1||Perry French Harvey, Jr. was indicted for conspiring with others to get a House of Delegates candidate elected. Harvey was accused of accepting $2,000 to pay for votes. Indicted on one count of conspiracy to buy votes. Pleaded guilty to conspiring to bribe voters.||3 years of probation, a $1,000 fine, and a $100 special assessment||http://www.nytimes.com/2005/12/04/us/election-fraud-is-the-target-of-fbi-sting.h...||http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1549361/posts||http://www.leagle.com/decision/In%20FDCO%2020150304G81/U.S.%20v.%20HARVEY||http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2005/12/01/AR2005120101724_...||http://www.ejfi.org/Voting/Voting-71.htm|
|Mississippi||Cecile Lorraine Seal||M||2009-08||Multiple Voting||Cecile Lorraine Seal was charged on 8/12/09 with double voting according to the Public Integrity Division Case View PI-09-00076.||http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/370944-mississippi-2nd-cases.html|
|Pennsylvania||Ashley L. Clarke||F||2009-05||Registration Fraud||While working for ACORN, Ashley L. Clarke was charged with forgery, solicitation of registration for pay, unsworn falsification of authorities, obstructing the administration of law or government function, interference with voter registration, and impersonating another person in a voter registration application.||http://www.post-gazette.com/breaking/2009/05/07/ACORN-workers-charged-with-forgi...|
|New Jersey||Octavio A. Dominguez||Rigo Rodriguez Lissette Rodriguez Juan Jimenez Belkis M. Cespedes Ana Vely-Gomez Lucia A. Guzman Inocencio Jimenez Jose Ramon Ruiz Dalila Rodriguez Octavio A. Dominguez Juana A. Gil Jose E. Gonzalez Loudes Inoa Ricardo A. Fermin-Cepeda Wilson A. Torres||2010-05||Paterson city council||D||2010-12||Absentee/mail||Ballot tampering||Octavio A. Dominguez of Elmwood Park; Dalila Rodriguez of Paterson, Wilson A. Torres of Paterson, Juana A. Gil of Paterson; Jose E. Gonzalez of Paterson; and Loudes Inoa of Paterson were charged with third-degree voter fraud and third-degree tampering with public records. Jose Ramon Ruiz of Prospect Park, Inocencio Jimenez of Paterson; Lucia A. Guzman of Paterson; Ana Vely-Gomez of Paterson; and Belkis M. Cespedes of Paterson were arrested on charges of second- and third-degree voter fraud and third-degree tampering with public record. Ricardo A. Fermin-Cepeda of Paterson, was charged with second- and third-degree voter fraud and third-degree tampering with public records but is currently a fugitive. The defendants all allegedly acted as bearers/messengers for mail-in (absentee) ballots. The complaint summonses allege that the defendants tampered with mail-in ballots and/or voted mail-in ballots on behalf of voters who did not receive the ballots or who did not authorize them to vote for them.||http://www.nj.gov/oag/newsreleases10/pr20101202b.html|
|Kentucky||Metcalf County - Name Unknown||2000||Registration Fraud||1||An unnamed individual was charged with one count of making a fraudulent registration. Charge amended down.||http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/399240-kentucky-statewide-cases.html|
|New Hampshire||Aaron Joseph Burns||M||2008-11||General||Registration Fraud||Ineligible district voting||The New Hampshire Attorney General's Office investigated Aaron Joseph Burns because he reportedly registered and voted for the first time on Election Day without photo identification, and the United States Post Office returned a verification letter sent to his address as undeliverable. His identity was later verified, according to a New Hampshire Attorney General's Office investigation. Burns was not charged.||http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/403928-new-hampshire-voting-fraud-report-...|
|New Jersey||Mary Stewart||F||Absentee/Mail||Mary Stewart cast absentee ballots using her mother's name for at least two years after her mother's death.||http://www.electionjournal.org/2010/04/02/dead-voter-investigation-leads-to-bigg...||http://www.nj.com/news/index.ssf/2010/03/somerset_county_woman_accused.html|
|Georgia||DeBreayzion Monti Harris||M||2010-08||Registration fraud||Accused of having multiple voter registration/voter ID cards under different names, addresses and dates of birth. (State Elections Board Case #2010-00121100229; Bibb County)||$1,000 fine, cease and desist order and public reprimand||https://assets.documentcloud.org/documents/369066/georgia-response-with-cases.pd...|
|Washington||Bruce Meredith||M||Registration Fraud||1||A charge of registration fraud against Bruce Meredith was found to have Insufficient evidence to pursue.||http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/368706-washington-clark-county-response-w...|
|Michigan||Rev. Edward Pinkney||M||2014||Recall||Petition Fraud||11||Reverend Edward Pinkney was accused of changing the dates on some of the signatures on a petition to recall Benton Harbor Mayor James Hightower. A jury convicted Pinkney of 5 counts of election fraud.||Sentenced to spend a minimum of 30 months in prison—and a maximum of 120 months on five felony counts||http://www.abc57.com/story/27258212/verdict-in-rev-edward-pinkney-election-fraud...||http://www.wndu.com/home/headlines/Benton-Harbor-activist-sentenced-for-election...|
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