|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 Up|
|Arkansas||Scott Montgomery (sheriff and candidate)||M||2008-05||Democratic Primary for Sheriff||D||Voter intimidation/coercion||Sheriff Scott Montgomery faced allegations of political intimidation, including bribing people to change votes in a sheriff's race to receive favors and/or not receive punishment from law enforcement. Allegations regarded violations of the Political Practices Act related to the May 20, 2008 election for sheriff of Perry County. The circuit court entered an order on June 27, 2008, dismissing the complaint.||Dismissed||https://cases.justia.com/arkansas/supreme-court/40305.pdf|
|Indiana||Randall Blue Artis||M||2003||Democratic primary||D||2006-03||Voter intimidation/coercion||7||Randall Blue Artis was charged with seven felony counts including inducing an East Chicago woman to vote outside of her home precinct and commit other voting violations in connection with the May 2003 Democratic mayoral primary in East Chicago. Longtime Mayor Robert Pastrick narrowly defeated challenger George Pabey in that primary, but the Indiana Supreme Court overturned Pastrick's victory due to widespread voter fraud and ordered a new election.||http://www.wbez.org/story/news/local/more-indictments-east-chicago-voter-fraud-c...||http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1601469/posts||http://www.nwitimes.com/news/local/artis-brothers-enter-guilty-pleas/article_8dd...|
|Mississippi||Kimberly Readus||F||2013-05||Canton Democratic Primary||D||2013-12||Voter intimidation||Corrupt conduct by an election official||2||A Madison County Grand Jury indicted Democratic Executive committee member Kimberly Readus on one count of corrupt conduct by an election official and one count intimidating voters in connection with the Canton city Democratic primary election in May 2013.||http://www.msnewsnow.com/story/24199141/more-canton-election-indictments|
|Colorado||Joanne Wilson||F||Voter Impersonation||2||Charged with 2 counts of impersonating an elector. Pleaded guilty to 1 count and 1 count was dropped.||http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/370952-colorado-cases.html|
|Colorado||Marquita Illona Duncan||F||Voter Impersonation||1||1||Marquita Illona Duncan was charged with impersonating elector. Pleaded to impersonating an elector and received $195.50 in fines and court fees.||Pleaded to impersonating an elector and received $195.50 in fines and court fees.||http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/370952-colorado-cases.html|
|Mississippi||William Gregory Eason||Minnie Saulsberry||M||2003-08||Tallahatchie County run-off||2004-04||Vote buying/selling||Voter intimidation/coercion||Illegal assistance||14||8||William Gregory Eason was found guilty of one count of conspiracy to commit voter fraud and eight counts of voter fraud in the August 2003 Tallahatchie County District 5 Supervisor run-off election. Eason was charged, along with Minnie Saulsberry, of buying absentee votes with cash and beer, coercing voters, and illegal assistance. He was sentenced to two years in prison and fined $500. His conviction was upheld on appeal.||2 years in prison, $500 fine||http://caselaw.findlaw.com/ms-court-of-appeals/1379480.html||http://bradreeves.blogspot.com.br/2005/12/beer-for-votes-conviction-upheld.html||http://courts.ms.gov/Images/Opinions/CO31333.pdf|
|Mississippi||Minnie Saulsberry||William Gregory Eason||F||2003-08||Tallahatchie County run-off||2004-04||Vote buying/selling||Voter intimidation/coercion||Illegal assistance||Minnie Saulsberry pleaded* guilty to conspiracy to commit voter fraud and voter fraud in the August 2003 Tallahatchie County District 5 Supervisor run-off election. Saulsberry was charged, along with Greg Eason, of buying absentee votes with cash and beer, coercing voters, and illegal assistance. Saulsberry was sentenced to one year probation and fined $100.||*Plea deal: 1 year probation, $100 fine||http://caselaw.findlaw.com/ms-court-of-appeals/1379480.html||http://bradreeves.blogspot.com.br/2005/12/beer-for-votes-conviction-upheld.html|
|Georgia||Daniel Connell||M||2010||Vote Buying / Selling||Connell offered his vote for sale on Ebay.||$500 fine and public reprimand||https://web.archive.org/web/20161201211812/http:/www.documentcloud.org/documents...|
|Minnesota||Max Sanders||M||Vote Buying / Selling||Max Sanders offerd on Ebay to sell his vote. The felony charges were to be dismissed upon the succesful completion of 50 hours of community service.||50 hours of community service||http://www.electionjournal.org/2008/07/14/minnesota-more-votes-for-sale-on-ebay/||http://www.electionjournal.org/2008/07/30/update-minnesota-votes-for-sale-on-eba...|
|Texas||Rebecca Gonzalez||Francisco “Frankie” Garcia Diana Balderas Castaneda Guadalupe Escamilla||F||2012-11||Donna ISD school board||D||2014-01||Vote buying (federal)||1||1||Rebecca Gonzalez was one of three campaign workers who who pleaded* guilty to federal vote-buying charges stemming from the November 2012 Donna school board election. The women gave residents cash, drugs, beer and cigarettes, which the candidates they worked for and their campaign managers would give them for that purpose, In exchange for their votes in the 2012 primary and general elections. Gonzalez pleaded guilty to one count of vote-buying and was sentenced to four months in prison and two years of supervised release.||*Plea deal: 4 months in prison plus two years of supervised release||https://www.justice.gov/opa/pr/campaign-worker-pleads-guilty-buying-votes-donna-...||http://www.nytimes.com/2014/01/13/us/politics/texas-vote-buying-case-casts-glare...||http://m.themonitor.com/news/local/article_79bc9700-95da-11e3-8512-0017a43b2370....||https://www.justice.gov/opa/pr/three-campaign-workers-charged-buying-votes-donna...||http://www.themonitor.com/news/local/donna-politiqueras-sentenced-after-buying-v...|
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