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/Rsort descending Charged Convicted Type1 Type2 Type3 # Charges # Fraudulent Votes / Election Margin Description Sentence Source1 Source2 Source3 Source4 Source5 Follow Up
Texas Deliah Munoz Deliah Munoz was mailed a letter. No new violations were reported. Statue of limitations expired.
Washington David Harkins M 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...
Kansas Wyandotte County - Names Unknown 2010 Ineligible felon voting Felons were accused of voting. Referred to district attorney. http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/366880-kansas-2nd-response-part-1.html
Kentucky Boone County - Name Unknown 2011 Registration Fraud Impersonation 6 An unamed individual was charged with one count of wrongful registration and five counts of false personation of voter. False personation counts dismissed. Wrongful registration count was handled through diversion. http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/399240-kentucky-statewide-cases.html
Ohio Joseph Copija Deborah Ramirez Roderice Cortez Lacy Joseph Copija M 2009-04 Petition Fraud 6 Joseph Copija worked for a signature-gathering firm and faked signatures trying to get a measure on the ballot. Indicted by a grand jury in April 2009 on 3 counts of election falsification, 2 counts of complicity to election falsification and 1 count of complicity to prohibitions relating to petitions. After the indictment, he fled to California where he was later found and returned to Ohio to face the charges in December 2010. Pleaded guilty to 1 count election falsification and 1 count of complicity to election falsification. Other counts dropped. (Case #09-CR-00368, Lake County) 6 months in prison. Could be placed on post-release control for up to 3 years. http://www.news-herald.com/general-news/20100317/woman-guilty-of-elections-falsi... http://www.news-herald.com/general-news/20101210/lake-county-chief-casino-fraud-... http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/396006-ohio-lake-county-cases.html
Texas Margie Hodges F 2007 School bond Margie Hodges was investigated as part of the Valley Mills ISD 2007 bond election case. Hodges was mailed a letter. No new violations were reported. Statue of limitations expired.
Connecticut Manolis Sfinarolakis M Ineligible district voting The Democratic and Republican Registrars of Voters brought a complaint against Manolis Sfinarolakis for claiming his parent's home as his residence. Information showed that the claimed address was not actually his primary residence. The Connecticut Elections Enforcement Commission investigation concluded there was insufficient evidence that Sfinarolakis had abandonded a claim to bona fide residence at his parent's home. Matter was dismissed. Dismissed http://seec.ct.gov/e2casebase/data/fd/FD_2011_005.pdf
Iowa Patrick Lyons M Multiple 2011-04 Ineligible felon voting 6 1 Patrick Lyons, a convicted felon, pleaded* guilty to one count of perjury and one count of election fraud, after he voted in several elections and ran for election as a school board candidate, both of which he was ineligible to do because of his prior conviction. *Plea deal: 5 years (suspended), 2 years supervised probation, $750 fine, court costs http://wcfcourier.com/news/local/vinton-school-board-member-arrested-for-voting-... http://www.thegazette.com/2011/09/29/former-school-board-president-will-serve-no...
Washington Richard Lindblom M 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...
Alaska Alvaro Jimenez-Aguilar M 2010-03 Registration fraud - non-citizen 2 0 Alvaro Jimenez-Aguilar, an illegal alien who overstayed a six-month visitor visa and stole the identity of his deceased nephew Andres Martin Kellerman, pleaded* guilty to falsely claiming to be a U.S. citizen, filing a false Social Security application, and illegally registering to vote in Alaska in 2010. *Plea deal: Time served, one year of supervised release, transfer to ICE HSI for deportation https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/anchorage-man-sentenced-falsely-claiming-us-ci...

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