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 Source4sort descending Source5 Follow Up
Idaho Walter A. Coiner M 2008-11 General 2009-09 Multiple voting 1 1 Walter A. Coiner was charged with one count of felony illegal voting and pleaded* guilty to a misdemeanor voter fraud charge after admitting he tried voting twice in the November 2008 election. He voted by absentee ballot in Twin Falls and in person in Ketchum. 1 year unsupervised probation, 40 hours community service, $375 fine http://www.ktvb.com/story/home/2014/06/27/11502401/ http://www.jpattitude.com/FraudDocs/ManVotedTwice_Idaho.pdf
Georgia Debra Brown (campaign worker) Tommy Raney F 2007 Jackson municipal Absentee/Mail Illegal assistance 1 Tommy Raney, a 2007 candidate for the Jackson City Council, and his campaign worker, Debra Brown, pleaded* guilty to conspiracy to commit absentee ballot fraud for mishandling more than 40 absentee ballots in the 2007 Jackson City Council race. Raney had won the election by 27 votes. The inspector general determined Raney filled out two voter registration applications for electors; filled out and took possession of 48 absentee ballot applications for electors after they were signed; and filled in elector information on at least two absentee ballot envelopes for electors. Brown was found to have unlawfully "assisted numerous absentee electors" with voter registration applications and absentee ballots. *Plea deal: 2 years probation, $20,000 fine
Washington Anthony Valenti M Registration Fraud 1 A charge of registration fraud against Anthony Valenti was found to have Insufficient evidence to pursue. http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/368706-washington-clark-county-response-w...
Georgia Betty Powell F Petition Fraud Betty Powell was accused of not signing an affidavit of petition circulator in presence of notary; notaries did not notarize in presence of affiants. https://web.archive.org/web/20161226021856/http://www.documentcloud.org/document...
Connecticut Eva Corrigan F Absentee/Mail Illegal Assistance Corrigan, who worked at a convalescent home, was accused of neglecting to provide information about herself, as required by law, such as her signature, when she helped people with their absentee ballot applications. Received a civil penalty of $100. Ordered to comply with the law in the future.
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.
Nebraska Allen Dewane Anderson M Registration Fraud Allen Dewane Anderson was accused of attempting to registering to vote despite being a felon. Dismissed
California Unknown impersonator used identity of Clarence Oliveria (deceased 2005) 2012-06 Absentee/Mail Impersonation 0 1 Someone used the identity of Clarence Oliveria to vote by mail in 2012, even though Oliveria died in 2005. None - no way to identify the impersonator http://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/news/2014/jul/19/votes-cast-eight-more-decea...
Alabama Ann Richardson (former district judge) F 2000-06 Republican primary R 2000-06 Vote buying Absentee/Mail 1 Ann Richardson pleaded* guilty to a state charge for failing to properly report campaign expenditures related to the June 2000 Republican primary. She agreed to resign as district judge as part of her plea bargain. Federal charges were dismissed. Eight others, including Richardson's husband, were convicted on charges of absentee ballot fraud as part of a vote-buying scheme in the election. *Plea deal: 6 months in jail (suspended), 1 year probation, $1,000 fine plus court costs http://www.timesdaily.com/archives/two-plead-guilty-in-vote-fraud-case/article_2...
Washington Winnie Wing Yee NG Harline Hai Lien Ng F 2004-11 2005-06 Multiple Voting Absentee/Mail - Impersonation Forgery 1 Harline Hai Lien Ng and her daughter, Winnie Wing Yee NG, allegedly signed and sent her deceased husband's absentee ballot. Pleaded and the sentence was deferred. Charged with repeat voting and received a deferred sentence of a fine. 1 year in jail (suspended) and $5,000 fine (suspended $4,900) http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/395994-washington-king-county-cases.html http://community.seattletimes.nwsource.com/archive/?date=20050622&slug=vote22m

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