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 Source1 Source2 Source3 Source4 Source5sort descending Follow Up
Georgia Amber Jones F 2009 Registration Fraud Accused of false registration. Case referred to Richmond County District Attorney's Office. https://web.archive.org/web/20161201211812/http:/www.documentcloud.org/documents...
West Virginia Clifford Odell "Groundhog" Vance (Division of Highways worker) M Vote Buying Clifford Odell "Groundhog" Vance admitted that he bribed voters with pints of Kessler whiskey, $10 to $15 in cash, or both in 1988 or 1990. http://www.ejfi.org/Voting/Voting-71.htm http://www.ejfi.org/Voting/Voting-71.htm
Florida Chaudhary M Registration fraud Chaudhary was indicted for misuse of a social security number in violation of 42 U.S.C. section 408 and for making a false claim of United States citizenship on a 2002 driver’s license application in violation of 18 U.S.C. section 911. A superceding indictment was returned, charging Chaudhary with falsely claiming United States citizenship on a driver’s license application and on the accompanying voter registration application. He was convicted of the false citizenship claim on his voter registration application. (4:04-CR-0005 (2006)) http://www.eac.gov/assets/1/workflow_staging/Page/61.PDF
Washington Justin Black 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...
California Trina Stevenson F 2003-05 2005-03 Registration Fraud Forgery Perjury 3 Trina Stevenson was charged with 1 count of voter registration fraud, 1 count of forgery and 1 count of perjury. Pleaded guilty to 1 count Voter Registration Fraud and other charges were dismissed. Stanislaus County Superior Court (Case Number: 1088984) Probation and a fine http://caseindex.stanct.org:8080/CaseIndex/faces/displayResults.xhtml http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/399967-california-stanislaus-county-respo...
Colorado Sandra Akers F 2000 Multiple voting 1 1 Sandra Akers pleaded* guilty to one count of voting twice in 2000 and was sentenced to one year of probation and 48 hours of community service. *Plea deal: 1 year probation, 48 hours community service http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/370952-colorado-cases.html
Iowa Tehvedin Murgic M 2010 2012 Ineligible felon voting Non-citizen voting 2 1 Tehvedin Murgic pleaded* guilty to a misdemeanor election misconduct charge after admitting to registering to vote and casting a ballot in 2010, despite being a felon and not a U.S. citizen. He said he had not read the section of the voter registration form that includes the affirmations of citizenship and criminal records. Murgic was charged with felonious election misconduct for registering and voting in the 2010 election and with fraudulent practices, a misdemeanor, for making false statements on his voter registration form. *Plea deal: $1300 fine http://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/news/politics/2013/12/16/guilty-pleas-res...
Alaska Unknown 2 Voter fraud case referred to Alaska Department of Law Criminal Division. Declined for prosecution. No charges filed. http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/374296-alaska-dept-of-law-response.html
West Virginia Jackie Adkins M 2004 Democratic Primary Vote Buying Jackie Adkins was reportedly involved in a scandal during the 2004 Democratic party primary to bribe county voters. http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1549361/posts
Connecticut Lillian Cummings F 2008 Absentee/Mail An investigation by the Connecticut State Elections Enforcement Commission determined that Cummings signed her sons' names to absentee ballot requests and did not provide her signature, as required by law. Cummings' sons lived overseas at the time. Civil penalty of $200 and ordered to comply with the law in the future. http://seec.ct.gov/e2casebase/data/fd/FD_2008_125.pdf

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