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 Source2sort descending Source3 Source4 Source5 Follow Up
Washington Duncan Medlin 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...
Mississippi Steven Thompson (former candidate for sheriff) M Vote Buying Thompson, candidate for sheriff of Benton County, reportedly paid undercover police officers $30 per vote and pleaded guilty to attempted bribery. 1 year house arrest and $500 fine
North Carolina Willie Williams Jr. Flake Huggins Rhonda Williams Christopher Williams M 2011-11 Statesville municipal runoff Illegal voting 1 1 Three family members of Statesville Ward 6 City Councilman Flake Huggins – sister Rhonda Williams, brother-in-law Willie Williams Jr. and nephew Christopher Williams – were indicted for one count each of illegally voting in the November 2011 runoff election. Christopher Williams also faces an obstruction of justice charge. All of these charges are felonies. According to North Carolina General Statute 15A-1340.17, Class H and Class I felony convictions carry minimum prison sentences of three and four months respectively. http://www.statesville.com/news/council-members-standing-by-huggins/article_6910...
California Matthew Carhart M 2004 Multiple Voting 1 Matthew Carhart was accused of voting or attempting to vote more than once in an election. Case dismissed "in the interest of justice." (San Mateo County - Docket #NM333114a) Case dismissed. http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/403793-california-san-mateo-county-respon...
Idaho Susan Rose Harris F Registration Fraud Charged with illegal voter registrations. Pleaded guilty. $200 fine and 3 months probation. The case was later dismissed.
Indiana Dwaine Lay M 2003 Democratic Mayoral Primary Perjury 2 Dwaine Lay was charged as part of a fraud case brought by the Lake County Joint Voter Task Force that ultimately overturned the result of the 2003 East Chicago Democratic mayoral primary. Charged with 2 counts perjury. All charges dismissed Dismissed
Wisconsin Antoinette Harris F 2008 Antoinette Harris was charged with voting by disqualified person. http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/399987-wisconsin-ozaukee-county-response-...
Washington Mary Bridges F 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...
Georgia Marion Rhodes (county commissioner) Intimidation/coercion Marion Rhodes, a county commissioner, was accused of intimidating poll workers as a result of confronting election officials about a mistake that involved rejecting a woman's absentee ballot application. The sheriff was called to respond to Rhodes' behavior, but Rhodes left voluntarily before law enforcement arrived. Cease and desist order and public reprimand https://web.archive.org/web/20161216002204/http://www.documentcloud.org/document...
California Name Not Disclosed OTHER An individual in Santa Cruz County (name not disclosed) was charged under the California Election Code with misdemeanor negligence in promptly transferring a voter’s affidavit to an elections official. Case was dismissed. Dismissed http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/404433-california-fresno-county-cases.htm...

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