|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|
|Alabama||Nathaniel Gosha (a former Russell County commissioner and Phenix City Council candidate)||Lizzie Mae Perry||M||2001-09||Phenix City municipal||Absentee/mail||Vote Selling||Forgery||37||9||Nathaniel Gosha, a former Russell County commissioner and Phenix City Council candidate, was convicted of 16 felony counts of possessing forged documents, 9 felony counts of falsifying absentee ballots, and 12 misdemeanor counts of disclosing the votes of others, in a scheme to sell absentee ballots in the September 2001 municipal election. Co-defendant Lizzie Mae Perry pleaded guilty to charges of absentee ballot fraud and agreed to testify against Gosha. Gosha and Perry falsified ballots by having people sign as witnesses to absentee ballot affidavits that had not been signed or sworn by the voters, and by putting false information about the voters' places of residence on the affidavits.||90 days in jail (multiple concurrent terms), 3 years probation, $500 fines for each of 9 false ballot convictions, $100 fines for each of 12 vote disclosure misdemeanors, $5/day for each day behind bars||http://www.tuscaloosanews.com/article/20021020/NEWS/210200353?p=5&tc=pg||http://www.ledger-enquirer.com/news/local/article29238529.html#!||http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/394032-alabama-voter-fraud.html||http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/798132/replies?c=116|
|Alabama||Lizzie Mae Perry||Nathaniel Gosha||F||2001-09||Phenix City municipal||Absentee/Mail||Forgery||4||58||Lizzie Mae Perry pleaded* guilty to two felony counts of falsifying absentee ballots and two misdemeanor counts of disclosing votes, as part of a voter fraud scheme in the September 2001 Phenix City election. Perry and co-defendant Nathaniel Gosha, who she agreed to testify against, falsified ballots by having people sign as witnesses to absentee ballot affidavits that had not been signed or sworn by the voters, and by putting false information about the voters' places of residence on absentee ballot affidavits. Perry arranged for voters to apply for absentee ballots, then had witnesses at her Russell County School District Head Start office sign affidavits for the ballots even though the applicants were not present. Perry delivered 58 of the marked ballots.||*Plea deal: For each of 2 felonies - 18 months imprisonment (suspended), 30 days in jail, 18 months probation, $600 fine. For each of 2 misdemeanors - 90 days imprisonment (suspended), 30 days in jail, 60 days probation, $150 fine.||http://www.tuscaloosanews.com/article/20020817/NEWS/208170327?p=1&tc=pg||http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/394032-alabama-voter-fraud.html||http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/798132/replies?c=116|
|Alabama||Shasta Nicole Crayton||F||2002||General||Impersonation||1||1||Shasta Nicole Crayton pleaded* guilty to impersonation fraud for illegally voting in her sister’s name during the 2002 general election. She was caught when her sister tried to vote and the poll workers at the precinct found that her name had already been marked as having voted.||*Plea deal: 2 years in prison (reduced to time served plus 2 years probation), $50 fine/court costs||http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/394032-alabama-voter-fraud.html|
|Alabama||Venustiano Hernandez-Hernandez||M||Multiple||Non-citizen voting||Registration fraud||5||Venustiano Hernandez-Hernandez, a Mexican citizen living illegally in Alabama since the 1970s under a stolen identity, pleaded guilty in 2012 to federal Social Security fraud charges, and records show he committed voter fraud as well. Hernandez-Hernandez stole the Social Security number and assumed the name of Severo Benavidez, under which he illegally voted in the 1996 and 2008 general elections, the 2002 primary election, and special elections in 2003 and 2009.||http://blog.al.com/live/2012/03/baldwin_man_convicted_of_fraud.html|
|Alabama||Pinto Smith (former county commissioner)||Connie Tyree||M||1994-11||General||1997-01||Absentee/Mail||Impersonation||Forgery||13||Greene County Commissioner Pinto Smith and Connie Tyree, a county employee and deputy registrar, were convicted of absentee ballot fraud stemming from the 1994 general election. Smith and Tyree falsified absentee ballot applications and voter registrations, falsely signed as witnesses, provided false address information and forged signatures. Smith was sentenced to 33 months in prison followed by two years' supervised release.||33 months in prison followed by two years' supervised release.||http://www.tuscaloosanews.com/article/20021020/NEWS/210200353?p=5&tc=pg||http://www.justice.gov/osg/brief/smith-and-tyree-v-united-states-opposition|
|Alabama||Connie Tyree (former county employee and deputy registrar)||Pinto Smith||F||1994-11||General||1997-01||Absentee/Mail||Impersonation||Forgery||13||Connie Tyree, a county employee and deputy registrar, and Greene County Commissioner Pinto Smith were convicted of absentee ballot fraud stemming from the 1994 general election. Tyree and Smith falsified absentee ballot applications and voter registrations, falsely signed as witnesses, provided false address information and forged signatures.||33 months in prison followed by two years' supervised release||http://www.tuscaloosanews.com/article/20021020/NEWS/210200353?p=5&tc=pg||http://www.justice.gov/osg/brief/smith-and-tyree-v-united-states-opposition|
|Alabama||Daniel Webster Reynolds III||Lesa Coleman Janice Hart Olivia Reynolds||M||2013||Dothan municipal||D||2014-07||Absentee/Mail||Conspiracy||3||3||Daniel Webster Reynolds III pleaded* guilty to three counts of absentee ballot fraud, a class C felony, as part of a scheme to falsify absentee ballots in the 2013 Dothan city commission election on behalf of District 2 Commissioner Amos Newsome. Newsome won the election by just 14 votes. Co-defendants Olivia Reynolds, Lesa Coleman, and Janice Hart were also found guilty in the scheme.||*Plea deal: 2 years probation||http://www.dothaneagle.com/news/crime_court/fourth-person-connected-to-amos-news...||http://www.wtvy.com/content/news/Final-defendant-in-Dothan-voter-fraud-case-plea...|
|Alabama||William F. Bailey||Mary Jo Ingram Eugene Emerson David Sutherland Jimmy F. Richardson Scotty D. Cole Denita Lee Idas L. Neal, Jr.||M||2000-06||Republican primary||R||2000-06||Vote buying||Absentee/Mail||Conspiracy||2||1||Eight Alabamans were convicted on federal and state charges of vote buying and absentee ballot fraud in Winston County in the June 2000 Republican primary. All eight entered guilty pleas, admitting their roles in the voter fraud conspiracy that involved using cash, beer and liquor to buy votes. William Bailey pleaded* guilty to one federal count of conspiracy to commit vote buying and one state felony count of illegal absentee voting.||*Plea deal/Federal: 3 years probation (4 months under electronically monitored home detention), 250 hours community service, $1,000 fine *Plea deal/State: 1 year + 1 day in jail (suspended if federal sentence served), 3 years probation, $50 fee plus court costs, barred from holding public office||http://www.tuscaloosanews.com/article/20021020/NEWS/210200353?p=5&tc=ar||http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/394032-alabama-voter-fraud.html||http://www.timesdaily.com/archives/two-plead-guilty-in-vote-fraud-case/article_2...|
|Alabama||Lesa Coleman||Olivia Reynolds Janice Hart Daniel Reynolds||F||2013||Dothan municipal||D||2014-05||Absentee/Mail||Conspiracy||20||7||Lesa Coleman was convicted of seven felony counts of absentee ballot fraud. Coleman illegally obtained absentee voter ballots during the 2013 Dothan city commission election on behalf of District 2 Commissioner Amos Newsome. Newsome won the race by just 14 votes. Co-defendants Olivia Reynolds, Janice Hart, and Daniel Reynolds were also found guilty in the absentee ballot fraud scheme.||3 year split sentence split - 180 days in Houston County Jail, 3 years probation||http://www.dothaneagle.com/news/crime_court/olivia-reynolds-found-guilty-of-coun...||http://www.dothaneagle.com/news/crime_court/lesa-coleman-guilty-in-dothan-voter-...||http://www.cbs46.com/story/25479135/3-charged-with-voter-fraud-in-houston-county|
|Alabama||Melvin Lightening||Aaron Evans||M||1995-11||Greensboro special municipal||1996-09||Absentee/Mail||Voter intimidation/coercion||Impersonation||1||1||Melvin Lightening was convicted of absentee ballot fraud after admitting to casting an absentee ballot in someone else's name in the November 1995 Greensboro special election. The ballot application was completed by co-defendant Aaron Evans, and the ballot was signed by Lightening, who delivered the ballot to the city clerk. Evans was also convicted on multiple counts of absentee ballot fraud.||12 months in prison (suspended), 12 months probation, barred from participation in political campaigns/activity||http://www.tuscaloosanews.com/article/20021020/NEWS/210200353?p=4&tc=pg||http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/394032-alabama-voter-fraud.html|
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