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 Source1 Source2sort descending Source3 Source4 Source5 Follow Up
Florida Christiana Phillip F Non-citizen voting Christiana Phillip was one of 15 noncitizens charged with voting in various elections. Pleaded guilty. (United States v. Phillip; 9:04-CR-80103) 3 months of probation http://www.eac.gov/assets/1/workflow_staging/Page/61.PDF
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 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
Washington Dawn Johnson 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...
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
Texas Karen Hall F 2013-12 Multiple Bryan municipal 2014-09 Ineligible district voting The Bryan City Council voted to ask the Texas Attorney General's office to investigate Karen Hall, who helped secure voter signatures to place an ethics-related charter amendment before voters in November. Hall doesn't live at or own the address in Bryan at which she is registered to vote, but has voted in several city elections, most recently in December 2013. Hall listed her address on her voter registration as 5918 Texas 21 East in Bryan, which is the address of Bruders Electric. According to Hall, the building's former owner, Edward Wayne Kelly, offered to let Hall live in part of the building, but she never moved in. Hall thought the agreement was still in place when Kelly passed away several years ago, but Malcolm Hein, the owner of Bruder's Electric, who is renting the building, signed an affidavit saying he's never allowed anyone to live on the property. It is a felony under Texas law for a person to vote in an election where they know they are not eligible to vote. http://www.theeagle.com/news/local/calling-for-voter-fraud-investigation-is-a-ra...
Iowa Robert Christian Shoaff M Robert Christian Shoaff was charged with 1st Degree Election Misconduct 39A.2. Pleaded guilty. Residential facility http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/407328-iowa-cases.html
Alaska Unknown 5 Voter fraud case referred to Alaska Department of Law Criminal Division. Declined for prosecution. No charges filed. http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/374296-alaska-dept-of-law-response.html

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