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 Source3 Source4 Source5sort descending Follow Up
Georgia Muscogee County Board of Elections 2010-08 Absentee Ballot Fraud - Failure to Catch Fraud Muscogee County Board of Elections was accused of failing to catch absentee ballot fraud. (State Elections Board Case #2008-01351100189, Muscogee County) $1,000 fine and cease and desist order and public reprimand https://assets.documentcloud.org/documents/369066/georgia-response-with-cases.pd...
Washington Joellen Lee F Joellen Lee 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...
New Jersey Election contest: Fernando Gonzalez vs. Sergio Diaz 2014-11 Perth Amboy municipal D Election contest Absentee/mail Illegal assistance A Superior Court judge threw out the November 2014 election results for a Perth Amboy City Council seat, ordering a new election after finding that the city's Democratic chairwoman took advantage of elderly nursing home residents. The judge threw out 13 ballots; the margin of victory was just 10 votes. Among the residents whose mail-in ballots were thrown out by Judge Heidi Currier was a blind man, a resident who couldn't recall either her address or having voted, and others who testified that Leslie Dominguez-Rodriguez coerced them into voting for her husband, a candidate for Board of Education. The Democratic Organization chairwoman Leslie Dominguez-Rodriguez resigned as a result of the voter fraud allegations. New election ordered http://www.mycentraljersey.com/story/news/local/middlesex-county/2015/03/26/pert... http://www.nj.com/middlesex/index.ssf/2015/03/judge_orders_new_election_for_one_... http://www.nj.com/middlesex/index.ssf/2015/03/perth_amboy_demomcratic_chairwoman...
Alaska Unknown 3 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
Washington Lisanne Bock 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...
Maryland Elsie Virginia Schildt F 2012-11 General 2013-07 Absentee/Mail Impersonation - deceased Multiple voting 3 1 Maryland state prosecutors indicted a Frederick County woman, Elsie Virginia Schildt, for attempting to cast an absentee ballot for her mother, who died two months before Election Day. Schildt, 46, was charged with impersonating another person in an attempt to vote, attempting to vote under a false name and attempting to vote more than once in the same election.  In September 2013, Schildt pleaded* guilty to attempting to vote more than once. Schildt and her mother, who had the same first and last name, requested absentee ballots on March 26, 2012. The mother died Sept. 24. In October, Schildt returned her own absentee ballot. On Nov. 3, she mailed a ballot for her mother, whose signature she had forged. The ballot, received Nov. 7, was not counted “because an employee of the Frederick County Board of Elections had prior knowledge of Elsie Mae Schildt’s death.” Judge Julie Stevenson Solt sentenced Schildt to probation before judgment and ordered her to complete 40 hours of community service. *Plea deal: Probation, plus 40 hours community service for 1 count of attempting to vote twice http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/maryland/politics/blog/bs-md-illegal-voting-ind... http://www.fredericknewspost.com/locations/local/frederick_county/article_910f25...
Washington Grace Elberta Martin F 2004-11 2005-06 Absentee/Mail - Impersonation Forgery Multiple Voting 1 Grace Elberta Martin was charged with casting an absentee ballot in the name of her recently deceased spouse, Lawrence Martin. Deferred sentence. 1 year in jail (suspended) and $5,000 fine (suspended $4,900) http://community.seattletimes.nwsource.com/archive/?date=20050622&slug=vote22m http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/395994-washington-king-county-cases.html
Georgia Edwin Morris Alexia Williams M 2008 Chatham County Commission Petition fraud 1 0 The Georgia State Election Board imposed penalties against Edwin Morris and Alexia Williams in 2011 for their roles in forging signatures to get David Osborne on the 2008 Chatham County Commission ballot. Public reprimand, 10-year suspension from campaign involvement, $300 fine http://m.savannahnow.com/news/2011-11-17/state-board-fines-two-more-election-pet...
New Jersey Demaris Jones Marty Small Ernest Storr Tracy Pijuan Luquay Zahir Floyd Tally David Callaway Toni Dixon Dameka Cross Mark Crumble Michele Griffin Ramona Stephens Ronald Harris M 2009 Municipal - Democratic primary 2009-09 Absentee Ballot Fraud 9 Demaris Jones was one of 14 who were accused of working with City Councilman Marty Small to commit absentee ballot fraud. Allegedly, voters were asked to apply for absentee ballots, but instead of letting the voters choose their own candidate, a self-proclaimed “secret army” mishandled ballots and even had a “shredding party” to dispose of votes for opposing candidates. Voters were told whom to vote for, never received their ballots — which wound up being cast anyway — or got their applications and ballots at the same time. It was alleged that some voters did not even live in the city, and used fictitious addresses in order to vote. Charged with 9 counts of voter fraud. Charges against Jones were dismissed. Dismissed http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/395062-new-jersey-dcj-cases-3.html http://www.pressofatlanticcity.com/news/breaking/voter-fraud-charges-dropped-aga...
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.

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