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 # Chargessort descending # Fraudulent Votes / Election Margin Description Sentence Source1 Source2 Source3 Source4 Source5 Follow Up
Georgia Johnny Durham M 2010 Ineligible voting Accused of being an unqualified voter. Pleaded guilty. $250 fine, cease and desist order and public reprimand https://web.archive.org/web/20161201211812/http:/www.documentcloud.org/documents...
Ohio Unnamed Lorain County voter M 2012-11 General Multiple voting 1 The Lorain County Board of Elections is investigating a Henrietta Township man who cast two ballots during the 2012 presidential election. The man requested an absentee ballot on Oct. 23, and the ballot was returned to the elections board Nov. 3. The man then voted at his polling place Nov. 6. Elections board Director Paul Adams said the voting book at the polling location indicated that he already cast an absentee ballot but he was allowed to sign the book over where it said “absentee sent.” The presiding judge at the polling place told elections officials that she did not recall what happened with the voter, but Adams said her conduct also is under review. Elections board members said that they think the issue should be investigated and likely turned over to prosecutors. “Here we have an example of a person who clearly voted twice,” elections board member Anthony Giardini said http://chronicle.northcoastnow.com/2012/11/21/henrietta-township-man-accused-of-...
Pennsylvania Sean C. Stevens (election official) M 2008-11 General 2009-02 Sean C. Stevens, a poll worker, was accused of reaching into a voting booth and changing someone's vote in the 2008 general election. Stevens reportedly admitted that he put a plank over the back of the booth so he could reach in and help people, but denied that he changed someone's vote who didn't want help. Charged with interference with primaries/ elections. Case dismissed; defendant deceased. Dismissed due to death of defendant. http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/404432-pennsylvania-state-cases-2.html
Georgia Tracie Lott (daughter of candidate) F Illegal assistance Tracie Lott was accused of unlawfully assisting voters when her father was a candidate on the ballot. Case dismissed. Dismisssed https://web.archive.org/web/20161226021856/http://www.documentcloud.org/document...
Kansas Johnson County - Name Unknown 2008 Multiple Voting Registration Fraud A person was accused of registering to vote in two counties on the same day and attempting to vote in both. Provisional ballot not counted. http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/366880-kansas-2nd-response-part-1.html
Connecticut Jeanette Kildea F Petition Fraud Jeanette Kildea was charged with circulating a petition and allowing an individual to sign it when she was not present, as required by law. Paid a civil penalty and ordered to comply with the law in the future http://seec.ct.gov/e2casebase/data/fd/2007_161.1.pdf
Alaska Unknown 4 Voter fraud case referred to Alaska Department of Law Criminal Division. Declined for prosecution. No charges filed. http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/374296-alaska-dept-of-law-response.html
Georgia Evelyn Griffin Olivia Pearson Charlie Mack Wooten James Curtis Hicks F 2012-11 General 2016-05 Illegal assistance Evelyn Griffin, Douglas Mayor Pro-Tem Olivia Pearson, Charlie Mack Wooten, and James Curtis Hicks were charged with voter fraud during the November 2012 General Election. An investigation conducted by the Georgia Secretary of State’s Office revealed that Pearson, Wooten, Hicks and Griffin illegally provided assistance to voters who were not physically disabled or illiterate. All four entered “not guilty” pleas in Coffee County Superior Court and are expected to go to trial in October 2016. http://www.douglasenterprise.net/news/four-individuals-accused-voter-fraud-enter... http://www.douglasenterprise.net/news/mayor-pro-tem-three-others-arrested-electi...
Michigan Randy Allen Dunham M Absentee Ballot Fraud Dunham was accused of tampering with absentee ballots at the tech school where he taught.
Illinois Trevon L. Tompkin Kevin Wiggins William Brown Kyle R. Johnson M 2009-04 Cahokia Village municipal 2009-09 Absentee/Mail Illegal assistance Cahokia Village Trustee Trevon Tompkin pleaded* guilty to 18 counts of mail ballot fraud in the 2009 Cahokia Village election. Kevin Wiggins, William Brown and Cahokia Village Trustee Kyle Johnson also pleaded guilty in the scheme to file falsified applications for absentee ballots then illegally vote them. Charges included perjury, marking the absentee ballots of other people, soliciting others to apply for absentee ballots, falsifying applications for absentee ballots, unlawfully observing voting and mutilating election materials. *Plea deal: 5 years probation, 14 days in county jail, 200 hours community service, barred from running for public office while on probation http://www.stltoday.com/news/local/crime-and-courts/two-plead-guilty-of-vote-fra... http://www.stltoday.com/news/local/metro/cahokia-village-trustees-sentenced-for-... http://archive.ksdk.com/news/local/story.aspx?storyid=222456

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