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
Virginia Lisa Charlotte White 2007 2008 2013-04 Registration fraud - ineligible felon 1 0 In April 2013, a grand jury indicted Lisa Charlotte White and five other convicted felons on charges of giving false statements when registering to vote. The registrations occurred in 2007 and 2008. The six were each indicted on a felony count of election fraud: Mark Winfield Atwater of Portsmouth; James Edward Dorsey of Portsmouth; Brenda Lee Harris of Virginia Beach; Tyrone Stith of Chesapeake; Lisa Charlotte White of Portsmouth; and Delphine Williams of Portsmouth. Nearly 20 cases were referred to the office of Commonwealth's Attorney, but the office is prosecuting only those that were clearly intending to deceive. http://pilotonline.com/news/local/crime/six-felons-indicted-on-voter-fraud-alleg...
Texas Gilbert Tejada M Gilbert Tejada was mailed a letter. No new violations were reported. Statue of limitations expired. Not charged.
California Donahue Farrow M 2006 2006-10 Registration Fraud 1 0 Donahue Farrow pleaded* guilty, along with other signature gatherers, to deceiving voters into re-registering, motivated by a $10 bounty for each new registered voter. Farrow would falsely tell voters that state law required them to register again before they could sign initiative petitions. Orange County District Attorney Tony Rackauckas charged 12 people with multiple counts of felony voter registration fraud. Farrow was the eighth to plead guilty. *Plea deal: 46 days in jail, 3 years probation, barred from participating in any voter registration or signature-gathering activities while on probation http://yubanet.com/california/Secretary-of-State-Announces-Felony-Conviction-in-... http://admin.cdn.sos.ca.gov/press-releases/prior/2006/06_166.pdf http://www.ocregister.com/articles/rackauckas-177027-five-republicans.html
Ohio Latoya Hall F 2007-02 Petition Fraud 2 ChLatoya Hall was charged with 1 count prohibitions relating to petitions or declarations and 1 count forgery. Pleaded guilty to 1 count prohibitions relating to petitions or declarations. Other count dismissed. 3 years of probation, a $50 fine and 75 hours of community service http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/396683-ohio-hardin-county-latoya-hall-cas...
Texas Election contest: Brian Black v. John Hegemier 2014-11 Bandera municipal 2014-11 Election contest Ineligible district voting Absentee/mail Candidate Brian Black challenged the results of the November 2014 mayoral election, which his opponent John Hegemier won by just 6 votes, 117 to 111, alleging that people who lived outside the city limits voted in the election and that mail ballots were illegally hand-delivered to voters in a rehabilitation center. Black's campaign manager also alleged that a specific poll worker, Rilla Stevens, tampered with the election between Oct. 20 and 31, during early voting, to ensure Hegemier’s win by electioneering whilw working at the polls. Bandera County Elections Administrator Toba Perez-Wright claimed that as a voter registrar, she cannot challenge someone’s residency. Only another registered voter has that right. http://www.banderabulletin.com/news/article_b20281e8-66d0-11e4-a749-b732da658711... http://www.bccourier.com/Archives/News_detail.php?contentId=18640
Minnesota Shawn Marie Kaarbo F 2012-11 General 2013-02 In person Ineligible felon voting Registration fraud 1 1 Shawn Marie Kaarbo (aka Shawn Marie Melton and Shawn Marie Strandberg), a convicted felon, pleaded* guilty to voting while ineligible in the November 2012 general election, while still on probation. Using Election Day Registration, Kaarbo voted at a polling place in Skelton Township, at which time she completed a voter registration application and signed a certification saying she was eligible to vote. when in fact her voting rights had not been restored.  Carlton County Auditor/Treasurer Paul Gassert said that because the voter's ineligiblity was discovered after the fact, there was no way to prevent the fraudulent vote from counting. The charge, originally filed as a felony, was sentenced as a gross misdemeanor: one year of local confinement (stayed for two years) and 40 hours of community service. *Plea deal: 1 year local confinement (stayed for 2 years), 40 hours community service http://www.duluthnewstribune.com/content/barnum-woman-guilty-voter-fraud-1 http://www.duluthnewstribune.com/content/2-carlton-county-women-accused-voter-fr... http://www.pinejournal.com/content/barnum-woman-guilty-voter-fraud-0
Georgia Debra Graham (election official) F 2007-05 Absentee Ballot Fraud Accused of violating Georgia statutes § 21-2-385(a) and § 21-2-385(b), pertaining to absentee ballots, § 21-2-409(a), pertaining to assisting voters, and § 21-2-574, pertaining to unlawful possession of ballots. Pleaded guilty. (State Elections Board Case #2006-000008, Marion County) $100 fine, cease and desist order and a reprimand https://assets.documentcloud.org/documents/369066/georgia-response-with-cases.pd...
Connecticut Peter Nygard M 2008-11 Registration Fraud Ineligible district voting A complaint was made that Richard Murray, Neill Bovaird, Kelly Way, Nancy Pilon, Janelle Rooks, M. Samantha Geiger, Amy Bovaird, Peter Nygard, Shannon Nygard and Angela Harwood were registered and in some cases voted in a place where they did not reside. An Election Commission investigation found that the defendants had registered in good faith with the belief that they did reside in the district in which they registered. The Commission found that had the Registrar's office been more thorough and done their due diligence, it would have found that the addresses provided were not within the required district and the voter registrations/voting would not have occurred. Not charged http://seec.ct.gov/e2casebase/data/fd/FD_2010_073.pdf
Connecticut Jeannette Nadrizny F Absentee Ballot Fraud Nadrizny, a city employee, was accused of voting an absentee ballot when she could have voted in person. $200 fine and ordered to comply with the law in the future
Indiana Raymond Carillo M 2003 Democratic primary D 2006-08 Ineligible district voting 1 1 Raymond Carillo pleaded* guilty to one count of voting in a precinct in which he did not reside, a Class D felony, in the 2003 Democratic primary. *Plea deal: http://advanceindiana.blogspot.com/2007/08/more-vote-fraud-convictions-in-east.h... http://www.nwitimes.com/news/local/article_6af53cdd-4bf0-520d-ad4a-6f0548f72e20....

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