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 Chargedsort descending Convicted Type1 Type2 Type3 # Charges # Fraudulent Votes / Election Margin Description Sentence Source1 Source2 Source3 Source4 Source5 Follow Up
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.
Louisiana Larry Dauzat (former law enforcement officer) M 2002 Marksville mayoral Vote buying Larry Dauzat was convicted in a bench trial of offering to buy a vote. Suspended 2-year prison sentence 2 years of supervised probation $1,050 fine 40 hours of community service Monthly $50 probation supervision fee. House arrest beginning 3 days before any election, including absentee voting and remain under house arrest until the voting ends. 60 days in jail, which could be avoided if complied with probation.
Illinois Sandra Stith Charles Powell Leroy Scott Jr. Terrance R. Stith Lillie Nichols F 2004-11 General D Vote buying 1 1 Sandra Stith, her husband Terrance R. Stith, Leroy Scott Jr., and Lillie Nichols pleaded* guilty to one count each of vote-buying before U.S. District Judge David Herndon, admitting they paid voters $5 to $10 for favorably casts ballots during the November 2004 general election. Two days before the election, Stith received $500.from the St. Clair County Democratic Committee. *Plea deal: 1 year probation.
Iowa Denise Cooper F 2008-11 General Ineligible felon voting 1 1 Denise Cooper pleaded* guilty to voting in the 2008 election despite being a convicted felon who had not had her voting rights restored. *Plea deal: 5 years in prison
Iowa Beth Ann Gallagher F 2012 Impersonation Multiple voting 1 Beth Ann Gallagher pleaded* guilty to false representation of records after casting an absentee ballot on behalf of her daughter, who had recently moved to Minnesota and who also voted in Minnesota in the 2012 election. Gallagher reported the incident to the Delaware County auditor’s office, which ultimately triggered an investigation and criminal charges. *Plea deal: $147 fine
New Jersey Steve Fulop campaign 2013-05 Jersey City municipal Absentee/mail Ballot tampering The re-election campaign of Jersey City Mayor Jerramiah Healy accused rival City Councilman Steve Fulop’s campaign of sending out mail-in ballot applications that use a Fulop P.O. box, not the Hudson County clerk, as a return address. “Fulop is attempting to trick people into sending their ballots to the wrong place in order to suppress the vote in Ward F a ward Fulop knows he will lose,” says Jermaine Robinson, Healy’s Ward F council hopeful. New Jersey’s administrative code reads that the return address on mail-in ballot applications “shall not be altered or changed by any person or entity.” Fulop’s campaign insists it has the legal right to send out the applications with its address on it. A state Division of Elections spokesman referred comment to Hudson County Clerk Barbara Netchert. The state Election Law Enforcement Commission declined to comment. Netchert responded with a statement that she issued on Friday urging voters to use the county’s official application for mail-in ballots.
Florida Astrid Natalia Torres-Perez F Non-citizen voting Astrid Natalia Torres-Perez was one of 15 noncitizens charged with voting in various elections. Pleaded. (United States v. Torres-Perez; 2:04-CR-14046) 1 year of probation
Mississippi Walley McGee M Walley McGee, of Simpson County, was accused of voter fraud, but not charged.
Washington Diane Storm F 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.
Washington Angelique Travis F Registration Fraud 1 A charge of registration fraud against Angelique Travis was found to have Insufficient evidence to pursue.


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