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 Type3sort descending # Charges # Fraudulent Votes / Election Margin Description Sentence Source1 Source2 Source3 Source4 Source5 Follow Up
Kentucky Freddy W. Thompson (former County Clerk) Cletus Maricle Douglas C. Adams Stanley Bowling Charles Wayne Jones William Stivers William Bart Morris Debra L. Morris M 2002 2004 2006 R 2009-07 Vote Buying Circuit Court Judge Cletus Maricle, and seven others (Douglas C. Adams, Freddy W. Thompson, Stanley Bowling, Charles Wayne Jones, William Stivers, William Bart Morris and Debra L. Morris) were convicted in 2010 in a massive vote-buying scheme that ran through several elections. After a seven-week trial, the defendants were convicted on various charges they faced, which included vote-buying, mail fraud, extortion and money laundering. Several convicted major drug dealers testified during the trial about how easy it was to spread many thousands of dollars around to buy votes. In 2010 sentenced to 12 years and 6 months in prison. Appeal resulted in new trial being set and Thompson then pleaded guilty and was sentenced to 2 years' probation and 200 hours of public service. http://www.kentucky.com/news/state/kentucky/article44027145.html http://www.wbko.com/home/headlines/5-from-Clay-County-Plead-Guilty-in-Vote-Fraud... https://www.fbi.gov/louisville/press-releases/2011/former-clay-county-clerk-sent... http://www.kentucky.com/news/local/watchdog/article44482503.html
Mississippi Lillie Jean Norton Clint Moffitt Ada Tucker F 2007 Democratic primary, Runoff Vote Buying 2 Lillie Jean Norton was charged with 1 count of voter fraud and 1 count of conspiracy to commit voter fraud in a vote buying scheme. Pleaded guilty to voter fraud. 3 years of probation for conspiracy to commit voter fraud http://msbusiness.com/2010/10/three-sentenced-in-voter-fraud-case/ http://djournal.com/tippah/2009/07/15/jury-convicts-two-in-benton-vote-fraud-cas... http://djournal.com/news/benton-county-voter-fraud/ http://courts.ms.gov/Images/Opinions/CO66689.pdf
Connecticut Robin Moayed-Amini F 2008-11 Registration Fraud Ineligible district voting 1 A complaint was brought a complaint against Robin Moayed-Amini by someone who said Moayed-Amini fraudulently used her address to register to vote. A fraudulent registration was submitted, but it could not be proved that Moayed-Amini had submitted it, consequently, the Connecticut Elections Enforcement Commission investigation concluded that the matter should be dismissed. Dismissed http://seec.ct.gov/e2casebase/data/fd/FD_2009_070.pdf
Minnesota Mathew John Kluck M 2008-11 General 2011-11 Ineligible felon voting 1 1 Mathew John Kluck was charged with voting while ineligible in the November 2008 general election. Kluck was convicted and sentenced for the offense of identity theft. He was placed on probation. As part of the probation agreement, he was not allowed to vote. According to Dakota County Auditor's records, Kluck voted Nov. 4, 2008, while still on probation. Kluck was one of 30 Dakota County residents charged in Dakota County District Court with either voting while ineligible or registering to vote while ineligible. http://www.hastingsstargazette.com/content/four-hastings-residents-charged-voter...
Arkansas Louise Fields (city council member) F 2010-11 General 2011-03 Absentee/Mail Illegal assistance 2 Fields, a member of the Forrest City Council, was arrested March 8, 2011 for alleged absentee ballot fraud. She was charged with possession of absentee ballots with intent to defraud, a Class D felony, and unlawful assistance to voters, a Class A misdemeanor. Statutes indicate a person may not assist more than 6 voters or be in possession of more than 10 ballots. The prosecution filed an order nolle prosequi in February 2014 and the case was dismissed. St. Francis County Circuit Court (62CR-11-148) Dismissed by prosecution motion. https://caseinfo.aoc.arkansas.gov/cconnect/PROD/public/ck_public_qry_doct.cp_dkt... http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/372293-arkansas-st-francis-county-fraud-c...
Ohio Rebecca Hammonds Ohio Organizing Collaborative F 2015 2016-05 Registration fraud Forgery 35 0 Rebecca Hammonds was indicted on 35 felony voter fraud charges - 32 counts of false voter registration and three counts of false signatures - as part of a scheme to create false voter registration documents for 35 people in Columbiana County in 2015. Hammonds worked for Ohio Organizing Collaborative, a liberal activist group that submitted suspicious voter registration forms in several counties, which were reported to the Secretary of State's office and referred to the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigations. http://wkbn.com/2016/05/26/east-liverpool-woman-charged-with-voter-fraud/ http://www.newsnet5.com/news/state/ohio-woman-indicted-on-35-counts-of-voter-fra... http://wksu.org/post/northeast-ohio-woman-faces-dozens-felony-charges-allegedly-...
Wisconsin Veronica Toney F 2010 Ineligible felon voting 2 1 Veronica Toney was charged with Voting by Disqualified Person (Felon) (Felony Class I) and Providing False Information to Election Official (Felony Class I). http://www.maciverinstitute.com/2010/10/acorn-worker-pleads-guilty-to-vote-fraud...
Connecticut Michael Mele M Absentee Ballot Fraud A complaint was made that Michael Mele didn't return a list of people to whom he gave absentee ballot applications. No further action taken on complaint.
Mississippi Richard Hollins (county supervisor) M Richard Hollins, Supervisor of Wilkinson County, was accused of voter fraud. See Public Integrity Division Case View PI-08-00071. http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/370944-mississippi-2nd-cases.html
Texas Jean Ratliff F Case declined for prosecution. Jean Ratliff was mailed a letter. No new violations were reported. Statue of limitations expired.

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