|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||Angel Resto||M||Absentee Ballot Fraud||Resto, a city employee, was accused of voting an absentee ballot when he could have voted in person.||Ordered to comply with the law in the future|
|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.|
|Mississippi||Dale Berry||Dale Berry's name was included on a list by Mississippi Attorney General's Office.|
|Connecticut||Joan A. Forte||F||D||Absentee/mail||Illegal Assistance||Prior to a Democratic Town Committee primary, Forte filled in the upper portion of the Form ED-3, "Application for Absentee Ballot," for individuals who reside in public housing in New Haven, Connecticut. Under General Statutes, Forte was required to sign these applications but failed to do so. Forte entered a consent agreement, saying that she would pay a civil penalty of $500 and in the future comply with the requirements.||Civil penalty of $500 and in the future comply with the requirements.|
|Texas||Pauline Cusack (election official)||F||There were reportedly voting irregularities in a Gillsepie County election that Pauline Cusack oversaw. Case declined for prosecution. Letter sent to Secretary of State.|
|New Jersey||Jason Aviles||M||Jason Aviles was charged with voter fraud under NJSA 19:34-11. Fraudulent voting; interference with election or canvass; third degree crime.|
|Connecticut||Thomas R. Paterno, Sr.||M||Absentee Ballot Fraud||Paterno, a city employee, was accused of voting an absentee ballot when he could have voted in person.||$200 fine and ordered to comply with the law in the future|
|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|
|Oregon||Johnny R. Burkett||M||2006-02||Forgery||5||Johnny R. Burkett was charged with submitting forged signatures. Pleaded guilty to 2 of 5 counts of making a false statement under election laws, a Class C felony. The other 3 charges were dropped after plea negotiations.||10 days in jail, 36 months of probation, a $750 fine (suspended) and barred from collecting signatures during probation.|
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