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 Source2 Source3sort descending Source4 Source5 Follow Up
Mississippi Walley McGee M Walley McGee, of Simpson County, was accused of voter fraud, but not charged.
Pennsylvania Eugene Gallagher M 2013-11 Absentee/mail Forgery 2 6 Eugene Gallagher pleaded guilty to voter fraud for persuading Taylor residents and nonresidents to register for absentee ballots in the November 2013 borough council election using a Taylor address. Gallagher also had the six victims listed in a criminal complaint sign the ballot’s envelopes, but never gave them an opportunity to fill them out for themselves. Gallagher resigned his council seat and pleaded guilty to two misdemeanors, including forgery, and a separate DUI charge, which was included in his sentence. Lackawanna County Judge Michael Barrasse sentenced Gallagher to a maximum of 10 months in county jail and two months of house arrest, and Gallagher can never again hold public office, *Plea deal: Up to 10 months in county jail, 2 months house arrest, 200 hours community service, barred from holding public office. http://m.thetimes-tribune.com/news/ex-taylor-councilman-gets-jail-for-voter-frau... http://thetimes-tribune.com/news/taylor-councilman-turns-himself-in-on-forgery-e...
Kentucky Johnny Ray Turner (former state senator) M 2000 Democratic primary D Vote buying 1 1 Johnny Ray Turner, a former state senator, pleaded* guilty to a misdemeanor violation of non-willfully making campaign expenditure, for the purpose of influencing voters, in exchange for a felony vote fraud charge being dropped. Plea deal: 3 months home detention, 1 year probation, $1000 fine http://www.wkyt.com/news/headlines/4912726.html http://bluegrasspolitics.bloginky.com/2007/04/23/state-sen-johnny-ray-turner-sen...
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
Utah Kevin Heugly M 2006 Sheriff Registration Fraud Kevin Heugly, along with 50 other people in Utah's Daggett County, was accused in connection with a 2006 election for sheriff. All 51 were accused of fraudulent registration, and many were accused of living outside the county but registering to vote within the county. http://archive.sltrib.com/printfriendly.php?id=9208173&itype=NGPSID
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...
Iowa Andrew Lee Peterson M 2008 General Ineligible felon voting 1 1 Andrew Lee Peterson pleaded* guilty to voting in the 2008 election despite being a convicted felon who had not had his voting rights restored. *Plea deal: 5 years in prison http://wcfcourier.com/news/local/election-misconduct-defendant-pleads-guilty/art...
Georgia Brent Braddy M No information available $200 fine and cease and desist order https://web.archive.org/web/20161216002204/http://www.documentcloud.org/document...
Washington Tiffani Deland F Tiffani Deland was suspected of being an "unqualified person voting", but there was insufficient evidence to pursue. http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/368706-washington-clark-county-response-w...
Texas Jeff Mund M Jeff Mund was investigated as part of the Gillespie County election dispute in 2008. Case declined for prosecution. Letter sent to secretary of state.

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