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
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...
Connecticut Betty Emerson F Absentee Ballot Fraud A complaint was made challenging the authenticity of several absentee ballot applications submitted in Bety Emerson's name with different mailing addresses. Case dismissed. Dismissed
Georgia Juan Rodriguez M 2009-12 Registration fraud Accused of being a noncitizen registered to vote. (State Elections Board Case #2009-0093; Lowndes County) $500 civil penalty, cease and desist order and public reprimand https://assets.documentcloud.org/documents/369066/georgia-response-with-cases.pd...
Minnesota Max Sanders M Vote Buying / Selling Max Sanders offerd on Ebay to sell his vote. The felony charges were to be dismissed upon the succesful completion of 50 hours of community service. 50 hours of community service http://www.electionjournal.org/2008/07/14/minnesota-more-votes-for-sale-on-ebay/ http://www.electionjournal.org/2008/07/30/update-minnesota-votes-for-sale-on-eba...
Oregon Helen Cardenas F 2000-08 Petition Fraud 1 Helen Cardenas submitted forged signatures. Charged with 1 count of making false statements under election laws, a Class C felony. Found guilty. 3 years probation, 200 hours community service, $1,000 fine, $105 unitary assessment, $54 county assessment, barred from collecting signatures http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/366805-oregon-prosecuted-cases-log-to-ari...
Washington Clement Acholonu M 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...
Washington Robert Hoover M 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...
Kansas Wyandotte County - Names Unknown 2010 Multiple Voting People were accused of attempting to vote more than once. Referred to district attorney. http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/366880-kansas-2nd-response-part-1.html
Wisconsin Tate Hohnstein M 2012-06 2012-11 Special General 2014-05 Ineligible felon voting 4 At the time Tate Hohnstein voted, he was still on extended supervision from a sentence in 2002 for three convictions in Washington County. Charged with 2 counts of providing false information to an election official, and 2 of voting as a disqualified person, all felony charges. http://archive.jsonline.com/news/crime/grafton-felon-accused-of-illegally-voting...
Colorado Henry Ruhl, Jr. M Multiple voting 1 1 Henry Ruhl, Jr. was found guilty of one count of voting twice. Deferred sentence: 2 years probation, $400 fine http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/370952-colorado-cases.html

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