True the Vote Election Crimes Database

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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 Source4 Source5 Follow Upsort ascending
Alaska Rogelio Mejorada-Lopez M 2000 2002 2004 General Non-citizen voting 3 3 Rogelio Mejorada-Lopez, a legal immigrant from Mexico, pleaded* guilty to three counts of voting by a non-citizen in violation of 18 U.S.C. 611 after illegally voting in the 2000, 2002, and 2004 general elections. The court recommended that no removal proceedings take place and that the offenses not impede his path to citizenship. *Plea deal: 1 year probation http://www.plainsite.org/dockets/7hvackzg/alaska-district-court/usa-v-mejoradalo... United States v. Rogelio Mejorada-Lopez, No. 05-CR-074 (2005)
Texas Raul Pena, Jr. M 2010 Primary Absentee/Mail 1 1 Raul Pena, Jr. pleaded* guilty to one count of absentee ballot fraud after it was alleged the candidate was unlawfully in possession of 56 mail ballots (TEC 86.0051) in the 2010 primary election. *Plea deal: 180 days in jail (suspended), 6 months community supervision, $500 fine http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/404105-texas-ag-response.html Starr: CR-10-371
Texas Cynthia Pena F 2007 Municipal, School Ineligible felon voting 2 2 Cynthia Pena pleaded* guilty to one count of illegal voting after being charged with two counts of registering and voting while an ineligible felon (TEC 64.012) in the 2007 municipal and school elections. *Plea deal: 10 years in state prison (suspended), 4 years community supervision, $500 fine http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/404105-texas-ag-response.html Starr/Brooks: 09-04-099881 CR
Texas Elizabeth Martinez F 2007 Municipal Ineligible felon voting 1 1 Elizabeth Martinez pleaded* guilty to one count of illegal voting for registering and voting while an ineligible felon (TEC 64.012) in the 2007 municipal election. *Plea deal: 5 years in state prison http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/404105-texas-ag-response.html Starr/Brooks: 09-04-09982 CR
Texas Raul Reyna M 2007 Municipal, School Ineligible felon voting 2 2 Raul Reyna pleaded* guilty to one count of illegal voting after being charged with two counts of registering and voting while an ineligible felon (TEC 64.012) in the 2007 municipal and school elections. *Plea deal: 2 years in state prison, $500 fine http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/404105-texas-ag-response.html Starr/Brooks: 09-04-09980 CR
Texas Guadalupe Rios 2006 Municipal Absentee/Mail 11 11 Guadalupe Rios pleaded* guilty to 11 counts of absentee ballot fraud for illegally possessing other voters' ballots in the 2006 municipal election (TEC 86.006). *Plea deal: 4 years probation, 60 days house arrest, $500 fine http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/404105-texas-ag-response.html Starr/Brooks: 08-08-09945 CR
Texas Mary Lou Garza F 2006 Primary Registration fraud 1 0 Mary Lou Garza was charged with one count of unlawful delivery of a voter registration certificate (TEC 13.145). Dismissed Starr/Brooks: 07-07-09768 CR
Texas Noelia Lopez F 2006-11 General Illegl voting 1 1 Noelia Lopez was charged with one count of illegal voting (TEC 64.012) in the 2006 general election. Dismissed Starr/Brooks: 07-07-09767 CR
Texas Jose Rene Gomez Oralia Frausto Oscar Rios Maria Gonzalez (aka Dolores Gutierrez) M 2006-03 Democratic primary D 2006-06 Registration fraud - fake Absentee/Mail Multiple voting 1 1 Jose Rene Gomez pleaded* guilty to one count of illegal voting for voting twice in the 2006 general election (TEC 64.012). Oralia Frausto, Oscar Rios, and Maria Gonzalez (aka Dolores Gutierrez) - Starr and Hidalgo county political operatives - were also indicted for voter fraud in a large-scale effort to submit mail-in ballots for imaginary people in 2006’s March Democratic primary election. The four were indicted by a grand jury in Brooks County on charges related to the scheme, which involved registering fake voters to vacant lots in Starr County and having mail-in ballots sent to several Hidalgo County addresses. *Plea deal: 2 years deferred adjudication/community supervision, $300 fine http://www.jpattitude.com/FraudDocs/FiveIndicted_StarrCountyTexas.pdf Starr/Brooks: 07-05-09743 CR
Texas Maria Gonzalez (aka Dolores Gutierrez) Jose Rene Gomez Oralia Frausto Oscar Rios F 2006-03 Democratic primary D 2006-06 Registration fraud - fake Absentee/mail 5 5 Maria Gonzalez (aka Dolores Gutierrez) was charged with five counts of absentee ballot fraud for illegally possessing other voters' ballots (TEC 86.006). Oscar Rios, Oralia Frausto, and Jose Rene Gomez - Starr and Hidalgo county political operatives - were also indicted for voter fraud in a large-scale effort to submit mail-in ballots for imaginary people in 2006’s March Democratic primary election. The four were indicted by a grand jury in Brooks County on charges related to the scheme, which involved registering fake voters to vacant lots in Starr County and having mail-in ballots sent to several Hidalgo County addresses. Gonzalez entered pre-trial diversion. Pre-Trial Intervention: 1 year http://www.jpattitude.com/FraudDocs/FiveIndicted_StarrCountyTexas.pdf Starr/Brooks: 07-05-09742 CR

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