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 Source4 Source5sort descending Follow Up
Montana Alan Lloyd Skari M County School Absentee/Mail 2 1 Accused of voting his ex-wife's mail-in ballot without her permission in a county school election. Charged with limits on voting rights and deceptive election practices. Agreen to plead guilty to limits on voting rights. (Case #CR-2011-0006, Liberty County) Fined $250 and assessed $35 in surcharges. Plea deal stated that six months of jail time would be suspended, providing he remain law-abiding for nine months from the sentencing date. http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/374290-montana-liberty-county-response.ht...
New Jersey Edwin Cruz Samuel Gonzalez (husband of Teresa Ruiz) John Fernandez Gianine Narvaez Edwin Cruz Jonathon Kowalski Antonio Santana Joaquin Caceres Angel Colon Sorinette Rosario M 2007-11 General Assembly/State Senate (state Sen. Teresa Ruiz) D Absentee/mail Impersonation Forgery Jonathon Kowalski, John Fernandez, and Edwin Cruz were each charged with conspiracy (2nd degree), election fraud (2nd degree), absentee ballot fraud (3rd degree), tampering with public records or information (3rd degree), and forgery (4th degree). Kowalski works in fund-raising at the North Ward Center, and Cruz and Fernandez both work for the Essex County Department of Economic Development. The charges are for tampering with documentation for messenger ballots, which are absentee ballots intended for use by homebound voters and fraudulently submitting such ballots as votes in the Nov. 6, 2007 general election. http://njtoday.net/2009/12/01/essex-county-freeholder-indicted-for-ballot-fraud/
New Hampshire Nancy Sullivan F 2014-11 General Absentee/mail Impersonation - eligible (son) Forgery 1 1 Nancy Sullivan of Windham was caught committing voter fraud in the November 2014 general election. Windham Supervisors of the Checklist filed a complaint with the NH Attorney General charging that Nancy Sullivan fraudulently obtained an absentee ballot and voted in the name of her son (Avery Galloway) by forging his signature on the absentee ballot request form and on the envelope containing the returned ballot. To avoid criminal prosecution, Sullivan accepted an offer* by the Attorney General to settle the case by paying a fine as a civil penalty for her actions and signing a consent agreement. *Consent agreement: Fine http://patch.com/new-hampshire/windham/windham-checklist-supervisors-there-voter...
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
Florida Annique Newton F 2012-11 General 2013-12 Ineligible felon voting Registration fraud - ineligible felon 1 1 Annique Newton, a serial fraudster, was convicted of embezzlement, insurance fraud, and voter fraud, and subsequently sentenced to 8 years in prison and 15 years’ probation after violating her probation stemming from a 2009 case in which she stole $400,000 from her employer. The vote fraud charges stemmed from registering to vote without informing election officials that she was a convicted felon. 8 years in prison for embezzlement, insurance fraud, and voter fraud http://cqrcengage.com/mnmajority/app/document/1184154 http://www.bradenton.com/news/local/crime/article34798599.html
Georgia Vickie Stafford F 2010-08 Absentee/Mail Accused of nursing home absentee ballot fraud. (State Elections Board Case #2008-01351100189; Muscogee County) $1,000 fine, cease and desist order and public reprimand https://assets.documentcloud.org/documents/369066/georgia-response-with-cases.pd...
New Hampshire Samuel D. Meyerhofer M 2010-11 General Registration Fraud Ineligible district voting The New Hampshire Attorney General's Office investigated Samuel D. Meyerhofer 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. Meyerhofer was not charged. http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/403935-new-hampshire-voting-fraud-report-...
Washington Justin Ashby M Registration Fraud 1 A charge of registration fraud against Justin Ashby was found to have Insufficient evidence to pursue. http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/368706-washington-clark-county-response-w...
Washington Daria Kim 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...
Texas Estela Cruz Saenz F 2006 Primary Absentee/Mail Forgery 7 7 Estela Cruz Saena was charged with seven counts of absentee ballot fraud for knowingly providing false information on ballot applications (TEC 84.0041) in the 2006 primary election. Saenz entered pre-trial diversion. Pre-Trial Intervention: 6 months, $60 fee http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/404105-texas-ag-response.html Dimmit/LaSalle: 08-12-00063 CRL

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