True the Vote Election Crimes Database

A nationwide compilation of election crimes prosecutions

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State Defendantsort descending 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
New York Angela Gumbarevic (former candidate for sheriff) Heidi Bessette F 2010 Democratic Primary for Sheriff D 2011 Petition Fraud Angela Gumbarevic, a candidate for the 2010 Oneida County sheriff position, was accused of submitting false signatures in an attempt to have her name on the ballot. Eighteen forged signatures were discovered, and without those, Gumbarevic would have not been on the ballot for the primary. She did not win the race. She was charged with 2 felonies of Second-Degree Criminal Possession of a Forged Instrument and First-Degree Offering a False Instrument for Filing. Pleaded guilty to Criminal Possession of a Forged Instrument in the Second Degree, which is a Class D Felony. 5 years of probation and 150 hours of community service http://romesentinel.com/news?newsid=20110308-142020 http://wibx950.com/former-oneida-county-sheriff-candidate-pleads-guilty/ http://www.uticaod.com/x31873032/Ex-sheriff-candidate-sentenced-to-probation-for... http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/395975-new-york-oneida-county-response-wi...
Connecticut Angela Harwood F Registration Fraud A complaint was made that Richard Murray, Neill Bovaird, Kelly Way, Nancy Pilon, Janelle Rooks, M. Samantha Geiger, Amy Bovaird, Peter Nygard, Shannon Nygard and Angela Harwood were registered and in some cases voted in a place where they did not reside. An Election Commission investigation found that the defendants had registered in good faith with the belief that they did reside in the district in which they registered. The Commission found that had the Registrar's office been more thorough and done their diligence, it would have found that the addresses provided were not within the required district and the voter registrations/voting would not have occurred. Not charged http://seec.ct.gov/e2casebase/data/fd/FD_2010_073.pdf
Michigan Angela Smith (former city council member) Bobbie Baker Frank Fields Zedora Miller F 2001-01 Ecorse City Council 2003-01 Absentee Ballot Fraud 2 Felony charges were filed against Angela Smith, Frank Fields, Zedora Miller and Bobbie Baker. The four were accused of handling and tampering with absentee voter ballots stemming from the January 9, 2001, election for Ecorse City Council. Smith, a member of the Ecorse City Council, was charged with 1 count of improper return of an Absentee Voter Ballot and 1 count of conspiracy to improperly return Absentee Voter Ballots. http://www.michigan.gov/ag/0,1607,7-164-46849_47203-58997--,00.html http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/826964/posts
New Mexico Angelica Marquez Silvia Gomez Angelica Marquez Priscilla Morales Jesus Dario Hernandez Elizabeth Ramirez Jose Manuel Ramirez Nelson Owens Matthew Valenzuela 2012-03 Sunland Park municipal 2 1 Angelica Marquez was charged with false voting and conspiracy to commit false voting, both fourth-degree felonies, for helping four nonresidents register to vote in Sunland Park, New Mexico using her home address, 140 Mimbre, as theirs, and she helped four other nonresidents register to vote using her home as their mailing address. Of the eight, four voted early in the March 6 election. http://nmpolitics.net/index/2012/03/two-more-charged-in-sunland-park-voter-fraud... http://www.abqjournal.com/93012/news/former-official-turns-self-in.html
Connecticut Angelina Paul F Absentee/Mail Illegal Assistance Paul, who worked at the polls as a registrar and for a campaign, was accused of violating laws for assisting people with and handling absentee ballots. She also was accused of voting an absentee ballot when she was not qualified to. Civil penalty of $2,000. Ordered to comply with the law in the future. Lost eligibility to work certain jobs as an election official and handle absentee ballots.
Washington Angelique Travis F Registration Fraud 1 A charge of registration fraud against Angelique Travis was found to have Insufficient evidence to pursue. http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/368706-washington-clark-county-response-w...
Illinois Anish Eapen Armando Ramos M 2007-02 2007-04 General, Runoff Absentee/Mail Voter intimidation/coercion Illegal assistance 9 9 Anish Eapen and Armando Ramos, who campaigned for Alderman Bernard Stone in 2007, were sentenced to jail time for attempted voter fraud. Eapen, was convicted of 9 counts of vote fraud including attempted absentee ballot fraud and attempted mutilation of election materials for attempting to lure voters to use absentee ballots during Chicago elections in February and April 2007, violating the Illinois Election Code. Prosecutors charged the men with approaching residents in the ward and offering to help them cast absentee ballots, in some cases even filling out the ballots. Both faced multiple felony vote fraud charges, but Circuit Judge Marcus Salone found them guilty of attempted absentee ballot violations, which are misdemeanors. 364 days in jail http://www.statesattorney.org/press_cityworkervotefraud01.html http://articles.chicagotribune.com/2010-08-04/news/ct-met-vote-fraud-sentence-08... http://articles.chicagotribune.com/2009-11-10/news/0911090431_1_absentee-ballot-...
Texas Anita Baeza F 2004 Primary Absentee/Mail 5 5 Anita Baeza was charged with five counts of absentee ballot fraud for illegally possessing other voters' ballots (TEC 86.006) in the 2004 primary election. Baeza entered pre-trial diversion in 2006. Pre-Trial Intervention: 6 months http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/404105-texas-ag-response.html Reeves: 25,186
North Carolina Anita Moore Ross "Toogie" Banner Carlos Hood Valerie Moore Wayne Shatley F 2002-11 General R 2003-07 Vote Buying Anita Moore and four others reportedly offered to pay, and paid, people to vote for Republican candidates and for Gary Clark, the Republican candidate for sheriff in the 2002 general election in Caldwell County. Pleaded guilty. http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/955845/posts http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/366806-north-carolina-reporter-from-news2...
Connecticut Ann H. Coulter F 2002 2004 Ineligible district voting A complaint was made that Ann H. Coulter may have voted by absentee ballot two times, in a town where she was not a resident. Recommended that no further action be taken. http://seec.ct.gov/e2casebase/data/fd/FD_2009_010.pdf

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