|State||Defendant||Co-Defendants||Sex||Date||Election||D/R||Charged||Convicted||Type1||Type2||Type3||# Charges||# Fraudulent Votes / Election Margin||Description||Sentence||Source1||Source2||Source3||Source4||Source5||Follow Up|
|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...|
|Illinois||Russell Withers, Jr.||M||1998 2000||General||Multiple voting||2||2||Russell Withers, Jr. pleaded* guilty to voting multiple times in two elections, casting ballots in both Colorado and Illinois in 1998 and 2000. Withers voted by absentee ballot in Illinois and in person in Colorado.||*Plea deal: $10,000 fine||https://business.highbeam.com/435553/article-1G1-85345330/radio-station-owner-pl...||http://www.thedenverchannel.com/news/tv-station-owner-investigated-for-vote-frau...|
|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...|
|Wisconsin||Mark S. Demet||M||2011 2012||Recall||D||2012||Petition fraud||Forgery||Identity fraud||9||0||Mark S. Demet pleaded* guilty to two counts of election fraud after admitting to forging at least seven names on petitions to recall Republican state senator Van Wanggaard in 2011 and 2012. In exchange for his plea, Racine County prosecutors agreed to drop seven charges of identity fraud. Prosecutors in Kenosha County agreed not to charge Demet with similar offenses there. Demet was fined $2,500.||*Plea deal: $2,500 fine||http://www.gazettextra.com/weblogs/latest-news/2013/jun/29/racine-man-fined-2500...||http://journaltimes.com/news/local/crime-and-courts/fine-for-racine-man-who-forg...|
|Texas||Unknown impersonator||M||2012-11||General||2012-12||In person||Multiple voting||1||Starr County Elections Administrator Rafael Montalvo said that during the November 2012 general election, one person voted twice in one day. The man was able to vote twice, at two different polling locations during early voting,because the county did not use electronic poll books.||http://www.themonitor.com/news/local/starr-county-eyes-tool-for-a-smoother-elect...||http://www.alipac.us/f12/man-caught-voting-twice-starr-county-tx-258837/|
|California||Donald Dewsnup||M||2015-11||San Francisco Supervisory Council||2016-04||Registration fraud - false address||Ineligible district voting||7||1||Donald Dewsnup was charged with registering to vote using a false address, which allowed him to illegally vote in San Francisco Supervisorial District 3, in which he didn’t live. Dewsnup faces three felony counts of filing a false document with a government agency, two felony counts of perjury and two felony counts of false voter registration.||http://www.sfgate.com/bayarea/article/Pro-development-advocate-Donald-Dewsnup-ch...||http://hoodline.com/2016/04/pro-development-activist-arrested-on-suspicion-of-vo...|
|Texas||Rosa Maria Ortega||F||Multiple||R||2015-10||Non-citizen voting||In person||2||5||Rosa Maria Ortega, a non-citizen legally residing in Tarrant County, Texas, was charged with two felony counts of illegal voting. Ortega was charged for voting in person during the November 2012 general election and in the May 2014 primary runoff election in Dallas County. Ortega applied to vote in Tarrant County and acknowledged on the application form that she was not a citizen. The county rejected her application and notified her she was not qualified to vote. Five months later, she applied again and claimed she was a citizen. Ortega never did vote in Tarrant County, but investigators learned she had voted in Dallas County. Dallas County Elections Administrator Toni Pippins-Poole said records showed that Ortega had voted a total of five times. The first was in the Republican primary in 2004 and the most recent was the Republican primary runoff in May 2014. A jury found Ortega guilty of voting while not being a citizen and she was sentenced to eight years in prison.||8 years in prison||https://www.texasattorneygeneral.gov/news/releases/texas-ags-office-and-tarrant-...||http://www.nbcdfw.com/news/local/Woman-Jailed-on-Charge-of-Illegal-Voting-342158...||http://dfw.cbslocal.com/2017/02/09/grand-prairie-woman-sentenced-to-8-years-in-p...|
|Connecticut in original but not coded spreadsheet. 2/8/17 - emailed Ellen. She indicated it was a spelling mistake/duplicate. Linda Moore.||Linda Morre||F||Absentee/Mail||Illegal assistance||Linda Morre admitted to soliciting absentee ballot applications from Shaw's Supermarket employees and not signing her name to the applications.||$500 fine||http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/Absentee-ballot-fraud-has-long-history-in-223...|
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