|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||Barbara A. Cohen||F||Ineligible district voting||Stanley and Barbara Cohen were accused of voting using the address of a place they did not reside. The Connecticut Elections Enforcement Commission investigation concluded that the matter should be dismissed.||Dismissed||http://seec.ct.gov/e2casebase/data/fd/2008_047.pdf|
|Indiana||John Carlyle (security officer in the city clerk's office)||M||2003 2004||East Chicago Democratic mayoral primary||D||2006||Absentee Ballot Fraud||Ineligible district voting||Perjury||7||4||John Carlyle, a security officer in the city clerk's office, was charged as part of a fraud case brought by the Lake County Joint Voter Task Force that ultimately overturned the result of the 2003 East Chicago Democratic mayoral primary. Carlyle used his mother's address to register to vote, although he did not reside there. Carlyle allegedly voted in East Chicago for the 2003 primary and three elections in 2004. He was charged with 1 count of fraudulent application for ballots, 4 counts voting in other precinct, 2 counts perjury. Pleaded guilty to 1 count of voting in other precinct, a misdemeanor. Other charges dismissed.||6 months probation||http://www.nwitimes.com/news/local/list-of-people-indicted/article_dad5024d-a3bc...|
|Rhode Island||Keith Costa||M||2004||Primary||Ineligible district voting||1||Keith and Robert Costa, father and son, were each charged with one count of fraudulent voting when they allegedly did not use their actual address when they voted in a primary.||http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/368319-rhode-island-2nd-response.html|
|Oregon||Asa Steven Large||M||1999-09||Multiple Voting||2||2||Asa Steven Large was accused of illegally voting in both Hood River County and Wasco County. Charged with 2 counts of double voting. Found guilty of 2 counts of double voting.||36 months probation, 250 hours community service and a fine||http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/366805-oregon-prosecuted-cases-log-to-ari...|
|Indiana||Terrance Artis||Randall Blue Artis (former East Chicago Councilman)||M||1999||East Chicago municipal||D||2004-05||Vote buying||Terrance Artis pleaded* gulity to a federal obstruction of justice charge after he and and his brother Randall "Blue" Artis were charged with multiple felony counts of fraud, conspiracy and misappropriation of funds in connection with the sidewalks-for-votes scandal.||http://www.nwitimes.com/news/local/artis-brothers-enter-guilty-pleas/article_8dd...|
|Kentucky||Jackie Jennings||Naomi Johnson Earl Young||2010||Primary||Vote buying||Three Jackson residents (Naomi Johnson, Jackie Jennings and Earl Young) were involved in a vote buying scheme in a 2010 magistrate’s race where they tried to control the outcome of the primary election. Johnson and Young were found guilty at trial and sentenced to four months in prison for conspiring to buy votes and vote buying. Jennings pleaded guilty and was sentenced to two months in prison for vote buying and conspiracy||Plea Deal: 2 months in prison||http://www.kentucky.com/news/local/crime/article44369853.html|
|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...|
|Oregon||Ricky Graybael||M||2003-01 2003-09 2004-02 2004-05||Special statewide Special Special statewide Primary||2004-07||Multiple Voting||3||4||Ricky Graybael voted in both Jefferson County and Wasco County on four different occasions from 2003 to 2004. Charged with 1 count of double voting and 2 unspecified counts. Pleaded guilty to double voting count for misdemeanor treatment and dismissal of other 2 counts.||24 months of probation, 80 hours of community service and a $67 court fee||http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/366805-oregon-prosecuted-cases-log-to-ari...|
|Rhode Island||Robert Costa||M||2004||Primary||Ineligible district voting||1||Keith and Robert Costa, father and son, were each charged with one count of fraudulent voting when they allegedly did not use their actual address when they voted in a primary.||http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/368319-rhode-island-2nd-response.html|
|Oregon||Lafayette Frederick Keaton||M||Absentee/Mail||Impersonation||2||2||Lafayette Frederick Keaton was accused of using the names of his deceased son and brother to cast additional ballots and gain Social Security benefits. Charged with 2 counts of making a false statement under election laws, a Class C felony. Pleaded guilty to two counts of making a false statement in violation of state elections law.||3 months in jail, 1 year post-prison supervision, 60 hours of community service and a $5,000 fine||http://oregoncatalyst.com/3510-Oregon-AG-gets-guilty-plea-voter-fraud-case.html|
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