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
Kansas Johnson County - Name Unknown 2004 Multiple Voting 1 A person was accused of voting in Missouri and Kansas. Prosecuted by US Attorney, pleaded guilty to misdemeanor. http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/366880-kansas-2nd-response-part-1.html
Washington Tina Marie Johnson F 2007-07 Registration fraud 8 Felony charges were filed against 7 individuals who submitted about 1,800 registration cards on behalf of the Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now, or ACORN. The organization agreed to keep a better eye on its employees and pay $25,000 to defray costs of the investigation. Tina Marie Johnson was charged with 8 counts of providing false information on a voter registration, a felony Dismissed http://www.bigbigforums.com/news-and-information/551359-7-charged-voter-registra... http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/395994-washington-king-county-cases.html
Washington Gordon Hill 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...
Indiana Allan “Twig” Simmons (operative for the East Chicago mayor’s campaign) M 2003 Democratic primary D Illegal Assistance Absentee/Mail Vote buying 20 3 Allan “Twig” Simmons, an operative for the East Chicago mayor’s campaign, pleaded* guilty to three counts of fraudulent application, showing, examination, receipt or delivery of ballots after being charged with perjury, attempted obstruction of justice and ballot fraud for persuading individuals to let him fill out their absentee ballots in exchange for jobs. *Plea deal: 3 years probation, 100 hours community service http://www.nwitimes.com/news/local/article_89a08182-5249-5367-9a0d-8d152a4c689b.... http://www.nwitimes.com/news/local/hammond-man-given-probation-for-vote-fraud/ar... http://www.nwitimes.com/news/local/more-vote-fraud-charges/article_e05687f5-aa45...
Kentucky Phillip Slone M 1998-05 Primary D 2003-03 Vote buying 7 Phillip Sloan was charged with offering to pay seven voters fifty dollars for voting in the May 26, 1998 primary election. He entered a guilty plea to one count of vote buying in exchange for other charges being dropped. 10 months in prison http://www.bigsandynews.com/Articles-i-2003-06-20-43107.111215-Floyd-man-is-acqu... http://caselaw.findlaw.com/us-6th-circuit/1027029.html
New Jersey Jamel Holley M 2006 Democratic primary D 2009 Absentee Ballot Fraud Forgery 1 Jamel Holley was accused of illegally filling out more than 20 absentee ballots during the 2006 Democratic primary for Borough Council. The New Jersey attorney general's office charged Holley in 2009 with 1 count of violating absentee voting law. Holley was convicted. 1 year of probation http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/395063-new-jersey-dcj-cases-1.html http://njtoday.net/2009/08/28/roselle-councilman-charged/ http://njtoday.net/2009/08/28/roselle-councilman-charged/ http://ptoday.blogspot.com/2009/09/will-roselles-holley-walk-in-vote.html
Mississippi Clint Moffitt (former candidate for Benton County Sheriff) Lillie Jean Norton Ada Tucker M 2007 Democratic primary, Runoff D Vote Buying 2 Clint Moffit, candidate for Benton County Sheriff, was charged with 1 count of voter fraud and 1 count of conspiracy to commit voter fraud in a vote buying scheme. Convicted of one count of conspiracy to commit voter fraud. 5 year sentence with the first two years to be served in a Mississippi Department of Corrections facility, the third year under house arrest and two years of post-release supervision. $5,000 fine. http://djournal.com/tippah/2009/07/15/jury-convicts-two-in-benton-vote-fraud-cas... http://djournal.com/news/benton-county-voter-fraud/ http://courts.ms.gov/Images/Opinions/CO66689.pdf
Minnesota John Robert Albertson M 2008-11 General 2011-11 Ineligible felon voting 1 1 John Robert Albertson was charged with voting while ineligible in the November 2008 general election. Albertson had been convicted and sentenced for the felony offense of theft. He was placed on probation. As a condition of the probation agreement, he did not have the right to vote while on felony probation. Records from the Dakota County Auditor's office indicate that he voted Nov. 4, 2008 - at a time when he was still on probation. Albertson was one of 30 Dakota County residents charged in Dakota County District Court with either voting while ineligible or registering to vote while ineligible. http://www.hastingsstargazette.com/content/four-hastings-residents-charged-voter...
West Virginia Thomas Ramey, Jr. (former Lincoln County commissioner) Jerry Bowman Donald Whitten M 2010 Municipal - Democratic primary 2012-07 Absentee/Mail Thomas Ramey Jr. was a Lincoln County commissioner when he lied to an FBI agent about his handling of fraudulent absentee ballots. Ramey was part of a conspiracy to flood the 2010 Democratic primary with absentee ballots. Ramey directed another person to alter applications and was present when the alterations were made. Ramey admitted he completed many false absentee ballot applications for would-be voters, providing false reasons to claim those voters were eligible to vote absentee. Pleaded guilty after resigning from office. The plea agreement required Ramey to resign his seat on the Lincoln County Commission and bars him from holding public office or being involved in any campaign for public office for a period of 10 years. http://www.wsaz.com/home/headlines/WVa_Election_Fraud_Probe_to_Become_Public__13... https://archives.fbi.gov/archives/pittsburgh/press-releases/2012/two-former-linc... http://lincolnjournalinc.com/commissioner-ramey-charged-for-making-false-stateme... http://www.wvalways.com/story/19231152/former-lincoln-county-commissioner-pleads...
Florida William Hazard M 2012 2014 Registration fraud 9 William Hazard pleaded* guilty to one charge of felony voter registration fraud and three misdemeanor charges of attempted submission of false voter registration information. Hazard willfully submitted false voter registration forms while assisting in a state-wide voter registration drive. Plea Deal: 10 days in jail, 36 months probation, $7,500 fine http://www.wptv.com/news/region-s-palm-beach-county/boynton-beach/william-hazard... http://www.palmbeachpost.com/news/news/breaking-news/man-gets-10-days-jail-3-yea...

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