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 Marginsort descending Description Sentence Source1 Source2 Source3 Source4 Source5 Follow Up
West Virginia Jerry Weaver (former Lincoln County assessor) M 2004-05 Democrat Primary 2005-08 Jerry Weaver was reportedly involved in a scandal during the 2004 Democratic party primary to bribe county voters. Indicted with others for a conspiracy to control county government in Lincoln County by buying votes, keeping some supporters’ property taxes low, controlling county and state government jobs and rewarding supporters by ensuring their roads were repaired. Pleaded guilty. http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1549361/posts
Virginia Jamie Fritz (former mail carrier) Betty Bolling Ben Ellis Cooper Don Houston Estridge Adam Brody Sharrett Belinda C. Sharrett Dennis Martin Sharrett Kevin Lee Sharrett Owen "Andy" Sharrett Owen "Dude" Sharrett Benjamin G. Surber 2004-05 Municipal Absentee/Mail Jamie Fritz was involved with a group of 14 individuals in Wise County charged with a total of 269 alleged violations of conspiracy, tampering with absentee ballots and forgery. Pleaded guilty December 2006. http://www.ejfi.org/Voting/Voting-91.htm
Pennsylvania Eric Eugene Jordan M 2009-05 Registration Fraud While working for ACORN, Eric Eugene Jordan was charged with solicitation for pay and interference. He is accused of filing three applications in his own name in order to meet his daily quota. http://www.post-gazette.com/breaking/2009/05/07/ACORN-workers-charged-with-forgi...
Kentucky Chester Jones (former chairman of the Perry County Democratic Executive Committee, former state representative, former circuit court clerk, and candidate for county school board) Sherman Neace M 2008 General D 2009-06 Vote Buying 2 Chester Jones and Sherman Neace, public officials, reportedly diverted $7,500 from the State Democratic Party to buy votes for themselves. Jones acquired 75 counter checks from the local bank, leaving the payee blank, and he and Neace distributed checks for $100 to buy votes. Pleaded guilty to one count of aiding and abetting mail fraud. 12 months of incarceration http://www.kentucky.com/latest-news/article44002317.html http://www.herald-dispatch.com/news/recent_news/ex-official-pleads-guilty-to-vot... https://archives.fbi.gov/archives/louisville/press-releases/2009/lo062409a.htm http://law.justia.com/cases/federal/appellate-courts/ca6/10-5598/11a0078n-06-201...
Florida Troy Shivdayal M Non-citizen voting Troy Shivdayal was one of 15 noncitizens charged with voting in various elections. Pleaded. (United states v. Shivdayal; 0:04-CR-60164) 1 year of probation and $250 fine http://www.eac.gov/assets/1/workflow_staging/Page/61.PDF
Kansas Wyandotte County - Names Unknown 2002 Absentee Ballot Fraud Fraudulent advance ballot applications. Crimes alleged: perjury. Actions taken: referred to district attorney. (50 cases) http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/366880-kansas-2nd-response-part-1.html
New Mexico Jose Manuel Ramirez (brother of accused former city councilor Angelica Marquez) Angelica Marquez Elizabeth Ramirez M 2012 Registration Fraud Jose Manuel Ramirez, the brother of accused former city councilor Angelica Marquez, reportedly accused of fraudulently registering to vote in New Mexico despite living in El Paso, Texas. Reportedly charged with registration offenses and conspiracy to commit false voting. http://el-paso-news.blogspot.com/2012/07/four-more-charged-in-sunland-park.html
New Jersey Joann Nibaldi F 2007 State General 2011 Absentee/Mail 1 Joann Nibaldi was accused of tampering with ballots used for the 2007 general election for state senate, in violation of absentee ballot laws. Charged with 1 count violation of absentee voting law, vote by mail-third degree. She waived her indictment and trial by jury and requested to be tried by the court. Pleaded to accusation. http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/395065-new-jersey-dcj-cases-4.html
Connecticut Joan A. Forte F D Absentee/mail Illegal Assistance Prior to a Democratic Town Committee primary, Forte filled in the upper portion of the Form ED-3, "Application for Absentee Ballot," for individuals who reside in public housing in New Haven, Connecticut. Under General Statutes, Forte was required to sign these applications but failed to do so. Forte entered a consent agreement, saying that she would pay a civil penalty of $500 and in the future comply with the requirements. Civil penalty of $500 and in the future comply with the requirements.
Washington Mitchell Voyles M Registration Fraud 1 A charge of registration fraud against Mitchell Voyles was found to have Insufficient evidence to pursue. http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/368706-washington-clark-county-response-w...

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