|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|
|Connecticut||Leslie Wertam||Absentee Ballot Fraud||A complaint was made that Leslie Wertam violated laws for the distribution of absentee ballots. No further action taken on complaint.|
|Connecticut||Raul Mercado||M||Absentee/Mail||Raul Mercado was accused of failing to provide information about himself as required by law, when he assisted approximately ten individuals with their absentee ballot applications.||Ordered to comply with the law in the future|
|Connecticut||John Gauger, Jr. (primary candidate)||M||Absentee/Mail||Gauger, a primary candidate, voted an absentee ballot when he could have voted in person.||$100 fine and ordered to comply with the law in the future|
|Texas||Janice Charuba||F||Janice Charuba was mailed a letter. No new violations were reported. Statue of limitations expired. Not charged.|
|Ohio||Melissa Monikisha Green||F||Petition Fraud||Melissa Monikisha Green was charged with prohibitions relating to petitions or declarations. Pleaded guilty to prohibited acts concerning declarations and petitions, felony.||6 months of probation|
|Mississippi||Leon Hunt||M||Vote Buying||Admitted paying 25 to 30 people for votes, paid undercover police officers $30 a vote. Pleaded guilty to attempted bribery.||1 year house arrest and $500 fine|
|Connecticut||Hector Robles Campaign||D||Registration Fraud||A married couple alleged that they were registered as Democrats against their wishes. The State of Connecticut Elections Enforcement Commission investigated the Hector Robles Campaign, which registered the voters. The case was dismissed because of insufficient of evidence, but is "subject to the Commission's right to reopen" if "new evidence is discovered."||Dismissed, but case could be reopened if new evidence wsa discovered.|
|Connecticut||Elizabeth Acampora||F||Multiple Voting||A complaint was made that Elizabeth Acampora voted by absentee ballot and in person during the same election in the town of East Haven, Connecticut. What seemed like a double vote turned out to a coding error by the clerk who entered information into a computerized central voter registry list. The complaint was dismissed.||Dismissed|
|Connecticut||Joseph Guzek||M||Absentee/Mail||Guzek, a city employee, voted an absentee ballot when he could have voted in person.||$200 fine and odered to comply with the law in the future|
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