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 Convictedsort ascending Type1 Type2 Type3 # Charges # Fraudulent Votes / Election Margin Description Sentence Source1 Source2 Source3 Source4 Source5 Follow Up
Georgia Cheryl Singletary F OTHER Cheryl Singletary was accused of failing to notify of change of address. $100 fine, cease and desist order and public reprimand
Idaho Kay Annette Hansen F Multiple Voting Accused of voting twice in the Greater Boise Auditorium District candidate election in 2011. Charged with attempting to vote when not qualified or to repeat vote. Pleaded guilty. Received withheld judgment and was given a $287.50 fine and 16 hours of community service.
Mississippi Alonzo Sykes (former alderman) M Alonzo Sykes was suspected of voter fraud according to the Public Integrity Division Case View PI-09-00081. Charges involved "financial crimes" related to voter fraud. http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/370944-mississippi-2nd-cases.html
Washington Elizabeth Mae Reddy F 2006-04 2006-10 Absentee Ballot Fraud 1 Elizabeth Mae Reddy pleaded guilty to absentee ballot fraud after she voted her daughter's ballot. Probation and fine http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/394621-washington-island-county-1-3232.ht...
Texas Martin Perez M Martin Perez was not formally charged with anything and the case was dismissed because there was insufficient evidence to prosecute.
Washington Lisanne Bock F 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...
West Virginia Clifford Odell "Groundhog" Vance (Division of Highways worker) M Vote Buying Clifford Odell "Groundhog" Vance admitted that he bribed voters with pints of Kessler whiskey, $10 to $15 in cash, or both in 1988 or 1990. http://www.ejfi.org/Voting/Voting-71.htm http://www.ejfi.org/Voting/Voting-71.htm
Indiana Randall Blue Artis (former East Chicago Councilman) Terrance Artis M 1999 East Chicago municipal D 2004-05 Vote buying Former East Chicago Councilman Randall "Blue" Artis pleaded* gulity to a federal theft of funds charge after he and and his brother Terrance Artis were charged with multiple felony counts of fraud, conspiracy and misappropriation of funds in connection with the sidewalks-for-votes scandal. http://www.nwitimes.com/news/local/artis-brothers-enter-guilty-pleas/article_8dd...
Mississippi John Edward "Tuney" Jones M 2003-08 Alcorn County 2003-09 Vote Buying 2 John Edward "Tuney" Jones was charged with paying people $10 to allow him to vote their absentee ballots in 2003. Charged with 2 counts of influencing absentee ballot by payment of money. Pleaded guilty. (Case #CR03-306-CT1, Alcorn County) 5 years in a Mississippi Department of Corrections facility, with 4 years suspended and 4 years of post-release supervision. Pay $260, with $500 suspended. http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/394764-mississippi-alcorn-county-cases-2....
Texas Maria Dora Flores F 2006 Primary Illegal assistance Voter intimidation/coercion 2 2 Maria Flores pleaded* guilty to two counts of illegal voting for marking voters' ballots without the voters' consent (TEC 64.012). *Plea deal: 2 years deferred probation, $750 fine http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/404105-texas-ag-response.html Nueces: 06-CR-2166-B

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