True the Vote Election Crimes Database

A nationwide compilation of election crimes prosecutions

If you have information on a case not included in this database, please email us to let us know!

Download Database (PDF) >5MB Download Database (CSV) ~1MB Download Database (EXCEL) <1MB
State Defendant Co-Defendantssort descending Sex Date Election D/R Charged Convicted Type1 Type2 Type3 # Charges # Fraudulent Votes / Election Margin Description Sentence Source1 Source2 Source3 Source4 Source5 Follow Up
Washington Carol Dersham F 2005-09 Primary Multiple Voting Absentee Ballot Fraud 1 Carol Dersham, of Jefferson County, Washington, reportedly signed the outside envelopes of two ballots in a 2005 election. There is no proof she intended to vote twice, so criminal charges were not filed. No charges filed; name kept on file for likely criminal prosecution if she repeated the action. http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/370216-washington-jefferson-county.html
Washington Susan M. Bishop F 2005-11 General Multiple Voting Absentee Ballot Fraud 1 Susan M. Bishop, of Jefferson County, Washington, reportedly signed the outside envelopes of two ballots in a 2005 election; one for herself and one for Randy S. Harder. There was no proof she intended to vote twice, so criminal charges were not filed. Name was kept on file for likely criminal prosecution if she repeated the action. http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/370216-washington-jefferson-county.html
Washington Edward G. McCammon M 2005-11 General Multiple Voting Absentee Ballot Fraud 1 Edward G. McCammon, of Jefferson County, Washington, reportedly signed the outside envelopes of two ballots, his own and his wife's, in a 2005 election. There was no proof he intended to vote twice, so criminal charges were not filed. Name was kept on file for criminal prosecution if he repeated the action. http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/370216-washington-jefferson-county.html
Washington Karle Coppenrath F 2005-11 General Multiple Voting Absentee Ballot Fraud 1 Karle Coppenrath, of Jefferson County, Washington, reportedly voted two mail ballots in a 2005 election because she mistakenly received two ballots. There was no proof she intended to vote twice, so criminal charges were not filed. No charges filed, because it was not "an intentional attempt to vote twice." http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/370216-washington-jefferson-county.html
Connecticut Lonnie Reed F 2005-11 Ineligible district voting A complaint was brought against Lonnie Reed alleging that she was not a resident of the town where she cast her ballot. Reed sold her Branford home, where she had lived for 25 years, seven days before an election and was living at the home of friends who lived in the same town. Although she tried to buy a home in the same district, she ultimately moved to an address in District 4. The Connecticut Elections Enforcement Commission investigation concluded that because Reed had the intention of buying a house in District 5 at the time of the election, she was not guilty of fraud. The complaint was dismissed. Dismissed http://seec.ct.gov/e2casebase/data/fd/2007_158.pdf
Washington Elizabeth Mae Reddy F 2006-04 2006-10 Absentee Ballot Fraud 1 Elizabeth Mae Reddy pleaded guilty to absentee ballot fraud after she voted her daughter's ballot. Probation and fine http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/394621-washington-island-county-1-3232.ht...
Oregon Marilyn J. Dougall F 2006-05 Primary 2006-05 Absentee Ballot Fraud 1 1 Marilyn Dougall signed a ballot for her daughter and was subsequently charged with one count of making false statements under election laws, a Class C felony. Dougall pleaded guilty, but satisfied the terms of the deferred sentencing agreement, so the guilty plea was withdrawn and the criminal charge dismissed. 80 hours of community service, $250 fine http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/366805-oregon-prosecuted-cases-log-to-ari...
Georgia Tommie Eskew (election official/member of the Chattooga County Board of Registrars) M 2006/11 Absentee Ballot Fraud Tommie Eskew, a member of the Chattooga County Board of Registrars, was accused of improper assistance, delivery and possession of absentee ballots for the November 2006 general election. Cease and desist order and public reprimand
Georgia Chattooga County Board of Registrars 2006/11 General Absentee Ballot Fraud The Chattooga County Board of Registrars was accused of improper assistance, delivery and possession of absentee ballots for the November 2006 general election. Cease and desist order and public reprimand
New Hampshire Mark William Ross M 2006-11 General Registration Fraud Ineligible district voting The New Hampshire Attorney General's Office investigated Mark William Ross because he reportedly registered and voted on Election Day for the first time without photo identification, and the United States Post Office returned a verification letter sent to his address as undeliverable. His identity was later verified, according to a New Hampshire Attorney General's Office investigation. Ross was not charged. http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/372490-new-hampshire-cases.html

Pages

How You Can Help

Roll Up Your Sleeves and Get Involved.

Join the movement and sign up for our Knowledge Network to get educated on the issues and opportunities to serve and connect with other citizen activists in your community.

 

Support True the Vote’s efforts to keep our elections free and fair.

Stay in touch

You can support True the Vote and get current information, insights and updates on various social media platforms.