True the Vote Election Crimes Database

A nationwide compilation of election crimes prosecutions

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State Defendant Co-Defendants Sex Date Electionsort descending D/R 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 http://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/news/politics/2013/12/16/guilty-pleas-res...
Wisconsin Latoya Lewis (ACORN employee) F 2010 Registration fraud 1 0 Latoya Lewis pleaded guilty to Falsely Procuring Voter Registration (Felony Class I) while she and her mother were employed by ACORN as special registration deputies. Lewis was sentenced to 12 months incarceration – imposed and stayed, and 3 years probation with 3 months incarceration as condition of probation. *Plea deal: 12 months in jail (imposed and stayed, 3 years probation with 3 months in jail as condition of probation http://www.maciverinstitute.com/2010/10/acorn-worker-pleads-guilty-to-vote-fraud...
Connecticut Lori Lyons F Absentee/Mail Lori Lyons was accused of failing to provide information about herself as required by law, when she assisted her son with his absentee ballot application. $200 fine and ordered to comply with the law in the future
Georgia ADDED SOURCE Iaren Smith Petition Fraud Iaren Smith was accused of not signing as affidavit of petition circulator in presence of notary; Notaries did not notarize in presence of affiants. Case closed. https://web.archive.org/web/20161226021856/http://www.documentcloud.org/document...
Mississippi Kimberly Humphrey F Registration fraud Pleaded guilty to false registration as qualified elector. (Case #2010-0675, Madison County) 5 years in county jail, with release after 1 day. Thereafter, 4 years and 364 days of supervised probation http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/400863-mississippi-madison-county-with-ca...
Oregon Paul Frankel M 2001-11 Petition Fraud Paul Frankel gathered signatures for five different initiative petitions, but misled voters about their content and effect, forged signatures, gathered signatures from non-voters, and duplicated signatures. Charged with signature fraud. Pleaded guilty. 2 years probation, unknown hours of community service and was barred from gathering signatures during probation. http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/366805-oregon-prosecuted-cases-log-to-ari...
Washington Alfred Parker 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 Tyson Jones M Registration Fraud Charges of voter registration violation against Tyson Jones were dismissed per "officer's request." http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/368706-washington-clark-county-response-w...
Kansas Bourbon County - Names Unknown 2002 Absentee Ballot Fraud Forgery Impersonation Multiple cases of absentee ballots were returned with non-matching signatures. http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/366880-kansas-2nd-response-part-1.html
New Mexico "Buddy the Dog" 2012 Registration fraud 0 A New Mexico man has registered his 3-year-old black Labrador, Buddy, to vote. "I made up a birth date [for Buddy], and I made up a social security number . . . and I had a voter registration card in my hand for Buddy two weeks later." The man, a registered Republican, said he wanted to demonstrate how easy it is to commit voter fraud: "Somebody should have verified this information" and taken a look at exactly who (or what) was registering. . . The Clerk's Office said the state doesn't require counties to verify social security numbers, dates of birth, or even names” http://theweek.com/articles/477605/dog-whos-registered-vote-democrat

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