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 # Charges # Fraudulent Votes / Election Margin Description Sentence Source1sort descending Source2 Source3 Source4 Source5 Follow Up
Texas Ester Sandoval Martinez-Moreno F 2010-03 Primary In person Ballot tampering 1 1 Ester Sandoval Martinez-Moreno pleaded* guilty to one count of tampering with a government record after being accused of unlawfully accepting a voter, unlawfully permitting the deposit of a ballot, and illegal voting in the 2010 primary election. *Plea deal: 1 year probation Bexar: 2010-W-0375
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.
Texas Robert William Sanders M Case declined for prosecution. Robert William Sanders was mailed a letter. No new violations were reported. Statue of limitations expired.
Nebraska Allen Dewane Anderson M Registration Fraud Allen Dewane Anderson was accused of attempting to registering to vote despite being a felon. Dismissed
Ohio Multiple cases - Delaware County ResponsibleOhio 2015-08 Issue 3 referendum Registration fraud Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted sent “multiple cases” of potential voter-registration fraud by ResponsibleOhio to the Delaware County prosecutor for possible legal action. Voter registration forms submitted by The Strategy Network, the company owned by Ian James, executive director of ResponsibleOhio, appear to include “potential violations of election laws.”
Connecticut Rosemary Blade F Absentee Ballot Fraud Blade, who worked as a checker at her polling place on Election Day, was accused of voting an absentee ballot when she could have voted in person. $100 fine, ordered to comply with the law in the future and lost eligibility for certain election jobs
Connecticut Stephen M. Lanno M 2004-11 Presidential Multiple Voting A complaint was made that Stephen M. Lanno may have voted in more than one town during the 2004 presidential election. An investigation found he did not. Dismissed
Indiana Valerie McGowan F 2003 East Chicago Democratic mayoral primary D Absentee Ballot Fraud Ineligible district voting Perjury 4 Valerie McGowan was charged as part of a fraud case brought by the Lake County Joint Voter Task Force that ultimately overturned the result of the 2003 East Chicago Democratic mayoral primary. Charged with 1 count of fraudulent application for ballots, 1 count voting in other precinct, 2 counts perjury. Pleaded guilty to voting in other precinct, a felony. Other counts dismissed. 18 months probation
Connecticut Steven Feltman M Multiple Voting A complaint was brought against Steven Feltmanthat claiming that he voted at two separate polling places during the same election. No further action taken on complaint.
Connecticut Leslie Wertam Absentee Ballot Fraud A complaint was made that Leslie Wertam violated laws for the distribution of absentee ballots. No further action taken on complaint.

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