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/Rsort descending Charged Convicted Type1 Type2 Type3 # Charges # Fraudulent Votes / Election Margin Description Sentence Source1 Source2 Source3 Source4 Source5 Follow Up
Iowa Tehvedin Murgic M 2010 2012 Ineligible felon voting Non-citizen voting 2 1 Tehvedin Murgic pleaded* guilty to a misdemeanor election misconduct charge after admitting to registering to vote and casting a ballot in 2010, despite being a felon and not a U.S. citizen. He said he had not read the section of the voter registration form that includes the affirmations of citizenship and criminal records. Murgic was charged with felonious election misconduct for registering and voting in the 2010 election and with fraudulent practices, a misdemeanor, for making false statements on his voter registration form. *Plea deal: $1300 fine
Wisconsin Richard O. Alverson M 2012-11 General 2013-02 Ineligible felon voting Registration fraud - ineligible felon 1 1 Richard O. Alverson was charged with election fraud after illegally voting in the November 2012 election, despite being ineligible to vote due to a prior felony conviction. Alverson is charged with election fraud – providing false information to an election official. According to the complaint, Alverson went to his polling place in Hustisford, Dodge County, registered and voted. Election workers were busy and did not notice that Alverson was on the list of people who were ineligible to vote due to felony convictions. The village clerk found his name on the list later when she found the new voter registration form, which was forwarded to the police.
North Carolina Contested Election: Greg Cummings vs. Allen Dial 2015-11 Pembroke municipal Contested Election Ineligible district voting The State Board of Elections granted a new election for mayor of Pembroke, due to voter “irregularities," possible fraud and “systematic” errors made by the Robeson County Board of Elections. Allen Dial, a former town councilman, has not taken the oath of office as mayor because of residency challenges filed by Greg Cummings, the second-highest vote-getter in the race. Cummings, who finished 11 votes behind Dial, had challenged the residencies of 24 voters. At a hearing before the local board of elections, Cummings was able to show 11 of the challenged voters were ineligible to vote because they did not live at the addresses they gave when they cast their ballots. New election ordered.
Florida Christiana Phillip F Non-citizen voting Christiana Phillip was one of 15 noncitizens charged with voting in various elections. Pleaded guilty. (United States v. Phillip; 9:04-CR-80103) 3 months of probation
Georgia Amber Lynn F 2009 Registration Fraud Accused of false registration. Case referred to Richmond County District Attorney's Office.
Mississippi Leon Hayes (sheriff) M Sheriff Leon Hayes was accused of voter fraud involving an Itawamba County election.
Tennessee Roger Collins M 2 Roger Collins was charged with 2 counts of illegal voting.
Washington Jean Stay 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.
Washington Marie Clark F Registration Fraud 1 A charge of registration fraud against Marie Clark was found to have Insufficient evidence to pursue.
California Roy Mitchell M 2001-08 2001-12 Petition Fraud 3 Roy Mitchell was charged with 3 counts of misrepresenting petitions. Stanislaus County Superior Court (Case Number: 1032540) Case dismissed.


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