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 Convictedsort descending Type1 Type2 Type3 # Charges # Fraudulent Votes / Election Margin Description Sentence Source1 Source2 Source3 Source4 Source5 Follow Up
Oregon Diana Clagett F 2006-02 Petition Fraud 2 Diana Clagett was accused of submitting false signatures for an initiative petition during the 2006 elections. 27 signatures either belonged to unregistered voters or did not match the signatures on voter registration cards. Charged with 2 counts of making false statements on an official election document, a Class C felony. Pleaded guilty to one, and the other was dropped after plea negotiations. 36 months probation http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/366805-oregon-prosecuted-cases-log-to-ari... http://www.bendweekly.com/Statewide-News/16358.html
Washington Catherine Roy 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...
Washington John Doe1 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...
Georgia Jerry Metts (Atkinson County commissioner) M 2004 Atkinson County commission Absentee/Mail Illegal assistance Jerry Metts was investigated for helping 98 illegal aliens register to vote and cast absentee ballots in Atkinson County during a 2004 county commission election. $80,000 fine, cease and desist order and reprimand http://www.latinamericanstudies.org/latinos/pearson.htm http://www.walb.com/story/2484078/hispanic-right-to-vote-challenged http://www.politifact.com/georgia/statements/2011/jul/19/brian-kemp/kemp-claim-f...
Florida Jean Bastien M 2006-11 General Non-citizen voting 1 Jean Bastien, a Haitian, was arrested in West Palm Beach and admitted voting illegally in the 2006 federal election. http://articles.sun-sentinel.com/2012-11-11/news/fl-non-citizen-voted-20121111_1...
Georgia Romulo Alvarrado M 2008 2011 Multiple Voting Alvarrado was accused of being registered to vote in both Florida and Georgia and voting in both states during the 2008 election. $500 fine, cease and desist order and public reprimand https://assets.documentcloud.org/documents/369066/georgia-response-with-cases.pd...
Florida Laverne V. Haynes "Madison 9" F 2010 Madison school board 2011-11 Absentee/Mail Perjury 5 2 Laverne V. Haynes, one of the"Madison 9," was charged with two counts of felony fraud in connection with casting a vote, two counts of perjury by false written declaration, and one count of providing a false report to law enforcement authorities, as part of a scheme to illegally request, distribute, and collect absentee ballots in the 2010 Madison school board election. Charges against Haynes were dismissed. Dismissed http://www.wctv.tv/home/headlines/Madison_County_Officials_Arrested_for_Voter_Fr...
New Hampshire Taylor Lanier Peters M 2008-11 General Registration Fraud Ineligible district voting The New Hampshire Attorney General's Office investigated Taylor Lanier Peters because he reportedly registered and voted for the first time on Election Day without photo identification, and the United States Post Office returned a verification letter sent to his address as undeliverable. His identity was later verified, according to a New Hampshire Attorney General's Office investigation. Peters was not charged. http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/403928-new-hampshire-voting-fraud-report-...
Iowa Abel Hernandez-Labra M 2012 General Non-citizen voting Registration fraud Impersonation 4 1 Abel Hernandez-Labra, an illegal alien from Mexico, pleaded* guilty to assuming the identity of a U.S. citizen, illegally obtaining a U.S. passport, and registering to vote and voting in the 2012 presidential election. *Plea deal: 51 months in prison, 3 years supervised release, $5000 fine https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/illegal-alien-mexico-pleads-guilty-iowa-passpo... http://globegazette.com/news/local/illegal-alien-sentenced-to-federal-prison-for... https://www.justice.gov/usao-ndia/pr/illegal-alien-sentenced-over-four-years-pri...
Mississippi Election Contest: Ray Rosamond v. Rodriquez Brown 2013-05 Canton Democratic primary D 2013-05 Election Contest Ineligible district voting Voter intimidation The 2013 election for Ward 1 alderman in Canton was sent back to the voters after a Circuit Court judge ruled Tuesday that illegal voting and voter intimidation occurred in the May Democratic primary. Judge Forrest Johnson Jr. of Natchez said the will of the voters could not be determined through the May 7 ballot box. He ordered the election results for Ward 1 alderman be tossed and a new election called while allowing Rodriquez Brown, who won the June 4 election, to remain in office. “Whether one agrees or disagrees, the evidence I heard is disturbing to say the least,” said Johnson, who was appointed to hear the case by the Mississippi Supreme Court. “For poll workers to endure what I’ve heard is not right.” The five members of the Madison County Election Commission, who were requested to sit in on the hearing at Johnson’s request as technical advisers on elections, agreed with the judge’s ruling. Ray Rosamond filed the court challenge after losing to Brown by four votes in the Democratic primary. Johnson ruled that Kimberly Readus, a member of the Canton Democratic Municipal Executive Committee, used “profanity and bullying tactics to create a breach of the peace, intimidate voters and poll workers to disrupt the election process.” After listening to testimony from poll workers and poll watchers in the Ward 1 precinct, Johnson also found that Readus wrongly allowed voters, who should have voted by a paper affidavit ballot — which could have been challenged later — to use the electronic voting machines. In one instance, he said, “contrary to law” Readus also tore up an affidavit ballot. Johnson said that four or more of affidavit ballots — the votes of those whose names are not on the poll book — were undocumented and should not have been counted. “The court finds it clearly appears that Kimberly Readus willfully and corruptly violated election law,” Johnson said. While the judge declined to issue an arrest warrant from the bench for Readus, who no longer is a member of the municipal committee, Johnson directed the offices of the Madison County district attorney and the state attorney general to present charges against her to the next grand jury. Election consultant Pete Perry, the chairman of the Hinds County Republican Party, testified that he saw Brown campaigning inside the boundaries required by state law, challenges to absentee or affidavit votes not being accepted, and tabulations not equaling the number of votes cast. New election ordered http://hottytoddy.com/2013/08/21/big-wins-of-integrity-of-the-vote/ http://kingfish1935.blogspot.com/2013/07/judge-doesnt-monkey-around-orders.html http://thevotingnews.com/judge-tosses-results-orders-new-election-for-canton-ald...

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