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
Wisconsin Jenny Wanasek Caitlin B. Hancock F 2011-11 Recall 2013-03 Petition fraud 1 0 Jenny Wanasek, a petition circulator for the 2012 recall of Gov. Walker, pleaded* guilty to a misdemeanor for accepting forged petition signatures from Caitlin Haycock, who illegally signed her parents' names. Wanasek told Haycock she would have to turn away while Haycock signed her parents' names. Wanasek was sentenced to 40 hours of community service and fined $500 as conditions of a year's probation. Haycock pleaded guilty to the same charge. *Plea deal: 1 year probation, 40 hours of community service, $500 fine http://www.jsonline.com/news/crime/milwaukee-man-pleads-guilty-to-five-counts-of... http://www.jsonline.com/news/milwaukee/prosecutors-charge-10-with-voter-fraud-4t...
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...
South Dakota Becky Red Earth Villeda F D 2002-11 Absentee Ballot Fraud 19 Becky Red Earth Villeda was reportedly charged with 19 counts of forging absentee ballot applications. http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/793928/posts http://rapidcityjournal.com/news/local/woman-charged-in-voter-fraud-case/article...
Kentucky Brent Madon (son of Robert Madon, former mayor of Pineville, KY) Robert L. Madon (former mayor of Pineville, KY) M 2006 Mayoral Vote Buying Brent Madon conspired with his father, Robert L. Madon, to buy votes that helped Robert Madon win the 2006 mayoral election. Brent Madon paid people $10 to $20 to cast early, absentee votes for his father. Robert L. Madon won the election, partly on the strength of absentee votes. 12 months in jail, 3 years of supervised release, with the first six months on home incarceration http://www.electionjournal.org/2009/08/17/former-mayor-sentenced-to-20-months-fo...
Ohio Danielle Phillips F 2007-01 Petition Fraud 2 Danielle Phillips was charged with 1 count voter fraud and 1 count forgery. Pleaded guilty to 1 count prohibitions relating to petitions or declarations. Other counts dismissed. 3 years of probation, 75 hours of community service and a $50 fine http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/396680-ohio-hardin-county-danielle-philli...
North Carolina Carlos Hood Ross "Toogie" Banner Anita Moore Valerie Moore Wayne Shatley M 2002-11 General R 2003-07 Vote Buying Carlos Hood was convicted on charges of buying Republican votes for the 2002 general election in Caldwell County. He was reportedly securing votes for Gary Clark, the Republican candidate for sheriff. Hood was convicted of conspiracy and vote buying. http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/955845/posts http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/366806-north-carolina-reporter-from-news2...
Connecticut Ana Molina F Registration Fraud Ana Molina worked for the Puerto Rico Federal Affairs Administration as a voter registration officer. She was accused of falsifying voter registration cards. $5,000 fine, which was remitted to $700 because of her financial situation. Also ordered to send a letter of apology to the Puerto Rico Federal Affairs Administration.
Wisconsin Frank Walton (CVP employee) M Registration fraud 1 0 Frank Walton pleaded guilty to Falsely Procuring Voter Registration (Felony Class I). Walton was a special registration deputy who solicited voter registrations while working for the Community Voter Project. http://www.maciverinstitute.com/2010/10/acorn-worker-pleads-guilty-to-vote-fraud...
New York Clement Campana Anthony DiFiglio William McInerney Anthony Renna John Brown Clement Campana Gary Galuski Michael LoPorto Ed McDonough Kevin McGrath M 2009-09 Working Families Party Primary D Absentee/mail Clement Campana, Troy City Council President, was indicted on five felonies and one misdemeanor for his allegedly defrauding voters during the 2009 Working Families Party primary. Campana was charged with four felony counts of illegal voting, one felony count of falsifying business records in the first degree as well as one count of conspiracy to promote or prevent election, a misdemeanor. He pled* not guilty to all charges in front of Judge George Pulver. The indictment states that Campana worked with other Democrats to conspire to help candidates win the primary. Many of the allegations involve talking voters into accepting and signing absentee ballot applications, and then filling in the rest of the application with fraudulent information like why the voter couldn't vote and then filing them with the Board of Elections. Campana turned down a deal that would have required him to plead guilty to a misdemeanor and serve 60 days of house arrest, said his attorney E. Stewart Jones, Three others pleaded guilty to felonies for their role in the scandal, including Councilman John Brown, who will likely spend six months in jail. http://www.saratogian.com/article/ST/20111221/NEWS/312219994
Mississippi Kimberly Readus F 2013-05 Canton Democratic Primary D Stealing a ballot box 3 Canton Democratic municipal executive committeee member Kimberly Readus was found guilty on three charges including stealing a ballot box in connection with the Canton city Democratic primary election in May 2013 and sentenced to 30 days in jail (suspended). She was also fined $950 and placed on one year probation. 30 days in jail (suspended), 1 year probation plus $950 fine. http://www.msnewsnow.com/story/24199141/more-canton-election-indictments

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