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 Convictedsort descending Type1 Type2 Type3 # Charges # Fraudulent Votes / Election Margin Description Sentence Source1 Source2 Source3 Source4 Source5 Follow Up
Florida Greg "Charlie" Burke (former county commission member) M 2008 Ineligible district voting Registration fraud - ineligible district 2 1 Greg “Charlie” Burke was charged with two counts, false registration/false swearing and submitting false registration information, and found guilty of voter fraud in the third degree, a felony, for living and voting in one county while holding elected office in another. 2 years probation, $6,994 fines/court costs and repayment of salary http://www.jpattitude.com/FraudDocs/CandidateSentenced_WaltonCountyFlorida.pdf https://www.civitekflorida.com/ocrs/app/caseinformation.xhtml?query=w4PsXXEXypBK...
Ohio Deshara M. McKinney F 2009 General 2009 Absentee/Mail 3 Deshara M. McKinney was accused of falsifying applications for absentee ballots pertaining to a ballot measure. Pleaded guilty to 2 counts election fraud, 1 count failure to appear. 1 year incarceration for each felony, to run consecutively. Suspended to 2 years of probation and 40 hours of community service. http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/local/2011/09/10/woman-admits-09-vote-fr... http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/394917-ohio-franklin-county-response-with...
Kansas Jerrald Alan Chesser M 2010-11 Multiple Voting 1 Chesser was accused of voting in both Marshall County, Kansas, and Nebraska in November 2010 elections. Referred to county attorney; under investigation. http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/403896-kansas-sos-4th-response-with-cases...
Kansas Lorraine Goodrich F 2002-11 General 2004-10 Multiple voting 2 1 Lorraine Goodrich was convicted of voting in both Kansas and Missouri in the 2002 general election and providing false residency information to election officials. Goodrich registered to vote using different residence addresses in both states and signed forms at the polling places swearing to live at those addresses. 1 year probation http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/1254101/posts http://cjonline.com/stories/102104/bre_voting.shtml#.Vq_IsuZLXO9 http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/366881-kansas-2-response-part2.html
Connecticut Carlos Lopez Luz Lopez M 2004-11 2006-11 2007-11 Ineligible District Voting 3 Carlos Lopez and his wife, Luz S. Lopez, were accused of registering to vote and voting in Hartford during the course of 3 elections (Nov. 2, 2004; Nov. 6, 2006; Nov. 7, 2007) when they were residents of Farmington. Lopez said he thought he could register and vote in Hartford because he owned a business there for more than 30 years. He reported himself to the state elections commission. He was arrested as part of a grand jury investigation of Mayor Eddie Perez. The Connecticut State Elections Enforcement Commission found that the Lopezes had violated the law by registering to vote in a town where they didn't live and illegally voting in three elections. They were each fined $2,000 and ordered to follow state law in the future. Fined $2,000 and ordered to follow state law in the future. http://seec.ct.gov/e2casebase/data/fd/fd_2009_096.pdf
Illinois Patricia Bailey F D 2004-09 Registration fraud 3 Illinois State Representative Patricia Bailey was found guilty of filing false election forms claiming her residency in the 6th District, when she was actually living with her mother outside of the district. Bailey was charged with two counts of perjury and one count of falsifying election documents. 2 years probation, 100 hours community service http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/366589-illinois-2nd-response.html http://articles.chicagotribune.com/2004-09-09/news/0409090273_1_bailey-election-... http://www.mywebtimes.com/news/illinois_ap/state-rep-bailey-convicted-of-electio... http://www.daily-journal.com/news/state/former-state-rep-bailey-gets-probation-f...
Mississippi ADDED SOURCE Tina Jones F 2009-04 A complaint was filed against Tina Jones on 4/6/09, according to the Public Integrity Division Case View PI-09-00035. Charges involved "financial crimes" related to voter fraud. http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/370944-mississippi-2nd-cases.html
Illinois Sean Sayles M 2012-09 2015 Absentee/Mail 2 2 Sean Sayles, of Cahokia, was charged with two counts of violation of an absentee ballot. Next hearing set for 4/12/16 http://www.bnd.com/news/local/crime/article20547705.html https://truethevote.org/Open%20link%2C%20search%20in%20%22Criminal%20Cases%22%20...
Texas Maria Hernandez F Defendant is deceased.
Washington Kimberlee Stanger F 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...

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