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
Mississippi Dale Berry Dale Berry's name was included on a list by Mississippi Attorney General's Office.
West Virginia Thomas Ramey, Jr. (former Lincoln County commissioner) Jerry Bowman Donald Whitten M 2010 Municipal - Democratic primary 2012-07 Absentee/Mail Thomas Ramey Jr. was a Lincoln County commissioner when he lied to an FBI agent about his handling of fraudulent absentee ballots. Ramey was part of a conspiracy to flood the 2010 Democratic primary with absentee ballots. Ramey directed another person to alter applications and was present when the alterations were made. Ramey admitted he completed many false absentee ballot applications for would-be voters, providing false reasons to claim those voters were eligible to vote absentee. Pleaded guilty after resigning from office. The plea agreement required Ramey to resign his seat on the Lincoln County Commission and bars him from holding public office or being involved in any campaign for public office for a period of 10 years. http://www.wsaz.com/home/headlines/WVa_Election_Fraud_Probe_to_Become_Public__13... https://archives.fbi.gov/archives/pittsburgh/press-releases/2012/two-former-linc... http://lincolnjournalinc.com/commissioner-ramey-charged-for-making-false-stateme... http://www.wvalways.com/story/19231152/former-lincoln-county-commissioner-pleads...
Connecticut Prenzina Holloway (mother of city council Democratic Majority Leader) F 2004 Democratic primary D Absentee Ballot Fraud Illegal Assistance Prenzina Holloway, a campaign volunteer, was accused of being present while two people filled out absentee ballots and then mailing them herself in 2004, violations of state law since she was an agent of a political party. She was also accused of signing a man's absentee ballot application and absentee ballot, as well as voting an absentee ballot when she could have voted in person in 2004. She was accused of giving out absentee ballot applications while working for a third party organization in 2006 in violation of a commission order. Civil penalty of $10,000, reduced to $2,000 due to financial hardship. Ordered not to distribute absentee ballot applications or assist with them for two years, and to comply with the law in the future. The 2006 complaint was dismissed. http://articles.courant.com/2009-11-07/news/hartford-holloway-1107.art_1_tempora... http://articles.courant.com/2009-10-31/news/hartford-registrar-hire.art_1_regist...
Iowa Lawrence Altman M Lawrence Altman was charged with 1st Degree Election Misconduct 39A.2. Pleaded guilty. Prison http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/407328-iowa-cases.html
New York Haig Minassian M 2016 Democratic primary D Petition fraud 0 Haig Minassian, a campaign canvasser for Tom Suozzi, the Long Island Democrat seeking to replace retiring Rep. Steve Israel in Congress, attested to and submitted candidate petitions with the names and forged signatures of at least two deceased voters. http://nypost.com/2016/08/09/long-island-democrat-relying-on-dead-voters-to-make...
Georgia James Parker M 2008-09 Registration fraud Accused of using a nonresidential address when registering to vote. (State Elections Board Case # 2008-00061085221, McIntosh County) Public reprimand and a cease and desist order https://assets.documentcloud.org/documents/369066/georgia-response-with-cases.pd...
Pennsylvania Leah Rollison F OTHER Leah Rollison was charged in relation to falsification of election counts. Pleaded guilty. http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/394708-pennsylvania-lackawanna-county-res...
Florida Velrine Palmer F Non-citizen voting Velrine Palmer was one of 15 non citizens charged with voting in various elections. Four of the defendants were also charged with making false claims of citizenship. Ten defendants were convicted, one was acquitted and charges against the remaining four defendants were dismissed. The case against Palmer was dismissed. Dismissed https://www.eac.gov/assets/1/workflow_staging/Page/61.PDF
Connecticut John Gauger, Jr. (primary candidate) M Absentee/Mail Gauger, a primary candidate, voted an absentee ballot when he could have voted in person. $100 fine and ordered to comply with the law in the future
New York Dominick Forte M Petition Fraud Dominick Forte admitted to signing fake signatures on nominating petitions in an election for a seat on the Orange County Legislature. Pleaded guilty to Forgery in the Second Degree. Sentenced to conditional discharge http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/373982-new-york-orange-county-response.ht... http://www.recordonline.com/article/20091103/News/911030314

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