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 Chargedsort descending Convicted Type1 Type2 Type3 # Charges # Fraudulent Votes / Election Margin Description Sentence Source1 Source2 Source3 Source4 Source5 Follow Up
Rhode Island Anthony Mancini M Registration Fraud Ineligible district voting 1 Anthony and Agnes Mancini were accused of being residents of Smithfield, Rhode Island, but being registered to vote and voting using Mr. Mancini's business address in Johnston, Rhode Island. http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/368319-rhode-island-2nd-response.html
Washington Louis Gildemeister M 1 Records received from Snohomish County Washington did not indicate the specific accusation. From a list of almost 200 voter fraud cases that occurred since June 2007, only one person was charged. According to the prosecutor's office, the remainder of the cases were not prosecuted and no records were kept on the type of specific charge for the unprosecuted cases. http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/394076-washington-snohomish-county-respon...
Washington Christy Woobank F Registration Fraud 1 A charge of registration fraud against Christy Woobank was found to have Insufficient evidence to pursue. http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/368706-washington-clark-county-response-w...
Connecticut Ernest Newton (former candidate for state representative) M 1988-09 Democratic primary D Absentee/Mail Illegal assistance 1 1 Former state Rep. Ernest Newton pleaded* guilty to illegally filling out Ada Crosby's absentee ballot for her, requesting she sign the inner envelope and then mailing it for her with her consent during the September 1988 primary in which Newton was a candidate for state representative in the 124th district. Newton later served time in prison after pleading guilty in 2005 to federal charges that included taking bribes, and was convicted and again sentenced to prison in 2015 for violating campaign finance laws. *Plea deal: $1,000 fine http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/Absentee-ballot-fraud-has-long-history-in-223... http://www.courant.com/breaking-news/hc-ernie-newton-sentencing-0314-20150313-st...
Mississippi Henry Massey M 2007 Democratic primary, Runoff Vote Buying 3 Henry Massey was charged with 1 count of conspiracy to commit voter fraud and 2 counts of voter fraud. Pleaded guilty to 1 count of voter fraud. Other 2 counts were dismissed. (Case #BK2008-002B, Circuit Court, Benton County) 3 years total, with 1 year intensive supervision program, 2 years suspended with post release supervision. Pay $522.50. http://msbusiness.com/2010/10/three-sentenced-in-voter-fraud-case/ http://djournal.com/tippah/2009/07/15/jury-convicts-two-in-benton-vote-fraud-cas... http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/394430-mississippi-benton-county-cases-fo... http://djournal.com/news/benton-county-voter-fraud/
Kentucky Mason Daniels Gary “Rooster” Risner Tami Jo Risner Larry Shepherd Scott McCarty M 2014 Primary, General D Vote buying Mason Daniels.was charged in federal court with conspiring to buy votes in the 2014 primary and general elections, along with Magoffin County magistrate Gary “Rooster” Risner, his wife Tami Jo Risner, and chief deputy county court clerk Larry Shepherd. Daniels was acquitted, but his co-defendants were convicted. Co-defendant Scotty L. McCarty pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor vote-fraud charge and gave information to authorities. Unindicted co-conspirator Charles “Doc” Hardin allegedly put up money for vote buying in multiple elections from 2008 to 2014. In 2014, Risner handled the money for the conspiracy, while his wife and Daniels recruited vote-sellers and Shepherd used his position to further the scheme, according to prosecutors. Acquitted http://www.kentucky.com/news/state/article94699187.html http://www.kentucky.com/news/state/article95468937.html
Connecticut Dorothy Balkan F Absentee Ballot Fraud Balkan, who worked at the polls on Election Day, was accused of voting an absentee ballot when she could have voted in person. $100 fine, ordered to comply with the law in the future and lost eligibility to work certain election jobs
Washington Bruce Quinn M 1 Records received from Snohomish County Washington did not indicate the specific accusation. From a list of almost 200 voter fraud cases that occurred since June 2007, only one person was charged. According to the prosecutor's office, the remainder of the cases were not prosecuted and no records were kept on the type of specific charge for the unprosecuted cases. http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/394076-washington-snohomish-county-respon...
Washington John Doe4 M 1 Records received from Snohomish County Washington did not indicate the specific accusation. From a list of almost 200 voter fraud cases that occurred since June 2007, only one person was charged. According to the prosecutor's office, the remainder of the cases were not prosecuted and no records were kept on the type of specific charge for the unprosecuted cases. http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/394076-washington-snohomish-county-respon...
Idaho Patty Kae McCammon F 2004 General Petition fraud Patty Kae McCammon was found guilty of wrongfully signing a petition (Idaho Code 34-1814) in the 2004 general election. 2 years probation http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/392488-idaho-bonneville-county-response-w... http://www.legislature.idaho.gov/idstat/Title34/T34CH18SECT34-1814PrinterFriendl...

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