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 descending Type1 Type2 Type3 # Charges # Fraudulent Votes / Election Margin Description Sentence Source1 Source2 Source3 Source4 Source5 Follow Up
Arizona Rodney Paul Jones M 2008-11 General Multiple Voting Absentee/Mail Ineligible district voting 1 1 Rodney Paul Jones pleaded* guilty to a misdemeanor for voting twice in the November 2008 presidential election, in both Arizona and Colorado. Between December 2005 and August 2008, Jones registered to vote in both Maricopa County, AZ, and in El Paso County, CO where he was doing work for the Air Force Academy. He got a mail-in ballot from Maricopa County and cast it in the November 2008 presidential election, and also cast a ballot in November 2008 in Colorado. *Plea deal: 50 hours community service, $4,600 fine, 1 month unsupervised probation http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2012/12/30/arizona-nabs-double-voter...
Indiana John Cook Michael R. Marshall Christopher Marshall M 2010 Jeffersonville mayoral D 2011-10 Absentee/Mail Perjury 9 John Cook pleaded* to one felony count of perjury in connection with a voter fraud scheme involving absentee ballots and applications submitted in Jennings county in 2010. Michael Marshall and Christopher Marshall were also indicted on voter fraud charges. *Plea deal: http://www.newsandtribune.com/archives/galligan-aide-indicted-for-voter-fraud/ar... https://public.courts.in.gov/mycase/#/vw/CaseSummary/eyJ2Ijp7IkNhc2VUb2tlbiI6Ik4...
West Virginia Wandell “Rocky” Adkins Toney “Zeke” Dingess M 2004-05 Democrat Primary D Vote Buying Wandell “Rocky” Adkins admitted buying votes during the 2004 primary election. Dingess said he carried more than $5,000 for Rocky Adkins. After Rocky Adkins handed a candidate slate to a potential voter, Dingess said Adkins would raise one finger if he was to pay that person $20, or two fingers if it was a $40 payment. http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1549361/posts http://www.ejfi.org/Voting/Voting-71.htm
Kentucky Donald "Champ" Maze (former Bath County Attorney) M 2006-05 Democratic primary D 2006-11 Vote buying Donald "Champ" Maze pleaded guilty on the fifth day of his trial to paying three people up to $200 to vote for him in the primary election. 21 months in federal prison http://www.wkyt.com/home/headlines/6579132.html http://www.dailyindependent.com/opinion/editorials/elected-indicted/article_e976... http://www.wkyt.com/news/headlines/10185416.html
North Carolina Unnamed Poll Worker 2010-11 General Impersonation In person 1 According to the Lenoir County Board of Elections minutes, during the 2010 general election a poll worker pulled the master list, removed the necessary label, grabbed a ballot and proceeded to vote in place of a member of the family. Details as to the worker, the precinct and the candidate to whom those votes would have gone have not been released. Former LCBOE Chairman Robert Waller said the board was informed of the incident at its Nov. 12, 2010, meeting, and sent the case on to the State Board of Elections. From there, an SBOE investigator pursued the case, taking statements from elections director Dana King and other poll workers. “It’s my understanding that that matter was referred to the D.A. for your prosecutorial district,” SBOE Elections Liaison Veronica Degraffenreid said. District Attorney Branny Vickory said the investigation remains open as of May 2013 but couldn’t say if there will be further action resulting from its findings. http://www.kinston.com/20130519/local-poll-worker-accused-of-voter-fraud/3051999...
California Unknown impersonator used identity of John Neibert (deceased 1995) 2012-11 General In person Impersonation 0 1 Someone used the identity of John Neibert to vote by mail in 2012, even though Mr. Neibert died in 1995. None - no way to identify the impersonator http://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/news/2014/jul/19/votes-cast-eight-more-decea...
New Hampshire Derek Castonguay M 2014-11 General Ineligible district voting Multiple voting 2 2 Derek Castonguay, of Manchester, New Hampshire, pleaded* guilty to voter fraud. Attorney General Joe Foster says Castonguay knowingly gave false addresses, where he previously lived, to election officials in Windham and Salem so he could vote in those two towns on Election Day 2014. Castonguay received a 12 month suspended sentence, plus a $1000 fine and penalties. He also lost his right to vote. *Plea deal: 12 months (suspended), $1,000 fine and penalties, plus loss of his right to vote http://nhpr.org/post/manchester-man-pleads-guilty-voter-fraud-case http://www.heraldcourier.com/news/manchester-man-pleads-guilty-to-voting-in-othe... http://patch.com/new-hampshire/windham/windham-checklist-supervisors-there-voter...
Texas Manuel Rodriguez III M In person Impersonation Ineligible felon voting 1 1 Manuel Rodriguez, III, admitted to voting illegally by impersonating his 101-year-old grandfather. Rodriguez is currently on supervised parole due to a felony conviction and, under Texas law, is not eligible to be registered to vote. Darrell Volkmann with the Edwards County Sheriff’s Office told reporters: “I find it extremely hard to believe that one of the election workers at that particular voting precinct, PCT 3, did not recognize Rodriguez III and recall his incarcerated past history. Rocksprings is a very small town and everyone is very aware of other’s business it seems…” https://publicinterestlegal.org/election-law-live/admitted-illegal-voting-in-tex... http://www.edwardscountysheriff.org/page.php?id=10
Connecticut Gary Montano M Ineligible district voting A complaint was brought against Gary Montano alleging he did not reside in the district in which he voted. The Connecticut Elections Enforcement Commission investigation concluded that Montano had "legitimate, significant, and continuing connections" to the claimed residence and whenever "transiently relocated" he intended to return to the residence. The Commission recommended no further action be taken. http://seec.ct.gov/e2casebase/data/fd/FD_2010_001.pdf
Georgia Stephen Watson M 2008-09 Registration fraud Accused of using a nonresidential address when registering to vote. (State Elections Board Case #2008-00061085221, McIntosh County) Public reprimand and a cease and desist order https://assets.documentcloud.org/documents/369066/georgia-response-with-cases.pd...

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