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 Type3 # Charges # Fraudulent Votes / Election Margin Description Sentence Source1 Source2 Source3 Source4sort descending Source5 Follow Up
North Carolina Anita Moore Ross "Toogie" Banner Carlos Hood Valerie Moore Wayne Shatley F 2002-11 General R 2003-07 Vote Buying Anita Moore and four others reportedly offered to pay, and paid, people to vote for Republican candidates and for Gary Clark, the Republican candidate for sheriff in the 2002 general election in Caldwell County. Pleaded guilty.
West Virginia Greg Stowers (former Lincoln County Circuit Clerk, member of the state Democratic Executive Committee, son of longtime Lincoln County Democratic chairman Wylie Stowers and the brother of Lyle Stowers, vice chairman of the state Democratic Executive Committee) M 2004-05 Democrat Primary D Vote Buying Greg Stowers (former Lincoln County Circuit Clerk, member of the state Democratic Executive Committee, son of longtime Lincoln County Democratic chairman Wylie Stowers and the brother of Lyle Stowers, vice chairman of the state Democratic Executive Committee) pleaded* guilty to a federal vote-buying charge, admitting to distributing $7,000 to be used to influence voters during the May 2004 primary election, after being indicted with others for a conspiracy to control county government in Lincoln County by buying votes, keeping some supporters’ property taxes low, controlling county and state government jobs and rewarding supporters by ensuring their roads were repaired. Agreed to cooperate with authorities and testify against others. Agreed to not participate in politics for at least 10 years. Resigned as Lincoln County circuit clerk and from his position on the state Democratic Executive Committee.
Pennsylvania Eric Eugene Jordan M 2009-05 Registration Fraud While working for ACORN, Eric Eugene Jordan was charged with solicitation for pay and interference. He is accused of filing three applications in his own name in order to meet his daily quota.
New Hampshire Taylor Lanier Peters M 2008-11 General Registration Fraud Ineligible district voting The New Hampshire Attorney General's Office investigated Taylor Lanier Peters because he reportedly registered and voted for the first time on Election Day without photo identification, and the United States Post Office returned a verification letter sent to his address as undeliverable. His identity was later verified, according to a New Hampshire Attorney General's Office investigation. Peters was not charged.
Mississippi Liz Terry F 2011-02 According to the Public Integrity Division Case View PI-11-00020, a complaint was filed against Liz Terry on 2/11/11. Charges involved "financial crimes" related to voter fraud.
Georgia Pat Winslett Winslett was accused of voting by an unqualified elector. $200 fine, cease and desist order and a public reprimand
Washington Douglas Bonneprise M Registration Fraud 1 A charge of registration fraud against Douglas Bonneprise was found to have Insufficient evidence to pursue.
Connecticut Helene Barbara Weinberg F Ineligible district voting Michael Weinberg and wife Helene Barbara Weinberg lived in a home in Roxbury while simultaneously maintaining a home in New York City. A neighbor accused the couple of not living in Roxbury, and therefore illegally voting in the 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2009 elections. The neighbor also accused the couple of attempting to disenfranchise the votes of other Roxbury residents by sending out an email indicating that one could register and vote in Roxbury if they paid taxes there, and that they didn't necessarily have to live there. The State of Connecticut State Elections Enforcement Commission determined that the couple did qualify as residents of Roxbury, and didn't send out the email with the intent of disenfranchising anybody's vote, despite the incorrect legal advice. The matter was dismissed Dismissed
Wisconsin Lavelle Morris 2010 Ineligible felon voting 2 1 Lavelle Morris pleaded guilty to Voting by Disqualified Person (Felon) (Felony Class I). A second charge of Providing False Information to Election Official was dismissed. Morris was sentenced to 90 days incarceration. *Plea deal: 90 days in jail
Kansas Lincoln L. Wilson M 2010 2012 2014 R 2015 Multiple voting Ineligible district voting 3 3 Lincoln L. Wilson registered to vote and voted in both Goodland, Kansas, and Hale, Colorado in the same elections in 2010, 2012 and 2014.


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