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 Source1sort descending Source2 Source3 Source4 Source5 Follow Up
Connecticut Loretta A. Sarro F Absentee/Mail Illegal Assistance Sarro was accused of helping union members fill out absentee ballot applications but neglected to provide information about herself required by law, such as a signature. Civil penalty of $500 and ordered to comply with the law in the future.
Texas Fermina Castillo F 2010-11 General Ineligible felon voting 1 1 Fermina Castillo pleaded* guilty to one count of illegally voting while an ineligible felon (TEC 64.012) in the 2010 general election. *Plea deal: 2 years deferred adjudication/community supervision, $100 fine Hidalgo: CR-1912-12-I
Texas Maria Vallejo F Marie Vallejo was mailed a letter. No new violations were reported. Statue of limitations expired. Not charged.
Ohio Marquetta Corn F Petition Fraud Marquetta Corn worked for Ohioans for a Fair Minimum Wage. Was accused of petition fraud while collecting signatures to get a question about raising Ohio's minimum wage on the ballot. Charged with 1 count prohibited acts concerning declarations or petitions, 1 count false signatures. Pleaded guilty to prohibited acts concerning declarations and petitions. Other count dismissed. 1 year of probation https://www.highbeam.com/doc/1G1-151346850.html
Texas Guadalupe Escamilla Francisco “Frankie” Garcia Rebecca Gonzalez Diana Balderas Castaneda F 2012-11 Donna ISD school board D 2014-01 Vote buying (federal) 1 1 Guadalupe Escamilla was one of three campaign workers who pleaded guilty to vote-buying charges stemming from the November 2012 Donna school board election. *Plea deal: http://www.nytimes.com/2014/01/13/us/politics/texas-vote-buying-case-casts-glare... https://www.justice.gov/opa/pr/three-campaign-workers-charged-buying-votes-donna...
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 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.
Michigan Darlene Frances Branham F 2002 2004 2006 2008 Multiple Voting 4 Willie and Darlene Branham (husband and wife) were accused of voting both in Michigan and in Florida in 2002, 2004, 2006 and 2008.
Texas Janice Charuba F Janice Charuba was mailed a letter. No new violations were reported. Statue of limitations expired. Not charged.
Connecticut Beatrice Sabatino F Absentee Ballot Fraud Sabatino, who worked at her assigned polling place on Election Day, filled out an absentee ballot for the election. She was accused of not withdrawing the absentee ballot after learning of her polling place work assignment. $100 fine, ordered to comply with the law in the future and lost eligibility to work certain election jobs

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