True the Vote Election Crimes Database

A nationwide compilation of election crimes prosecutions

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State Defendant Co-Defendants Sexsort descending Date Election D/R Charged Convicted Type1 Type2 Type3 # Charges # Fraudulent Votes / Election Margin Description Sentence Source1 Source2 Source3 Source4 Source5 Follow Up
Wisconsin Taofiki A. Alabi, Jr. 2008-11 Registration Fraud 1 Taofiki A. Alabi, Jr. was accused of registration fraud. No prosecution. http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/399987-wisconsin-ozaukee-county-response-...
Texas Oralia Fausto Absentee Ballot Fraud Petition Fraud Oralia Fausto was reported to have been a part of a voting scheme with four others, where he illegally voted via mail-in ballot, as well as registered fake names to vote throughout Starr County, Texas. Fausto completed a pretrial diversion and the charges were dismissed.
New York Dutchess County Democratic Election Commissioner staff 2011 Poughkeepsie primary D Absentee/Mail Ballot tampering New York State Supreme Court Justice Charles Wood ordered data relating to 40 City of Poughkeepsie 2011 primary election absentee ballots to be returned to its previous status. Republican Dutchess County Elections Commissioner Erik Haight charged one of Democratic Commission Frances Knapp’s staffer “manipulated” data to benefit the Democrats. Haight also asked the Dutchess County District Attorney’s Office to investigate what he believes is voter fraud. “I caught one or more Democratic Board of elections employees manipulating and tampering with data in the system to divert absentee ballots and the court ordered that manipulation was to be undone and it’s a huge victory for the absentee voters in Dutchess County because the votes that were diverted were elderly and disabled people.” http://www.midhudsonnews.com/News/2011/October/21/DC_BoE_Crt-21Oct11.htm
Texas Chente Quintanilla (former state representative) Enedina Nina Serna Ruben Lujan 2014-05 Primary Runoff - 2014 D Absentee/Mail The Attorney General's office is looking into voter fraud allegations made by former Justice of the Peace for Precinct Six, Rosalie Dominguez, against former State Rep. Chente Quintanilla and two current Justices of the Peace, Enedina Nina Serna and Ruben Lujan. Serna and Quintanilla allegedly signed up seniors for absentee ballots for homebound residents and unlawfully picked up the ballots at their homes. Dominguez also included Lujan in the suit, saying he threatened seniors to not cooperate with her investigation. http://www.kvia.com/news/lawsuit-claims-voter-fraud-by-former-state-rep-justices...
Kentucky Lawrence County - Name Unknown 2010 Registration Fraud An unnamed individual was charged with wrongful registration. Indicted by grand jury. http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/399240-kentucky-statewide-cases.html
New Jersey David Callaway Marty Small Ernest Storr Tracy Pijuan Luquay Zahir Floyd Tally Toni Dixon Dameka Cross Mark Crumble Michele Griffin Ramona Stephens Demaris Jones Ronald Harris 2009 Municipal - Democratic primary 2009-09 Absentee Ballot Fraud 9 David Callaway and Luquay Q. Zahir were campaign workers allegedly working alongside Atlantic City Councilman Marty Small to commit absentee ballot fraud. They were charged with 9 counts of voter fraud. Allegedly, voters were asked to apply for absentee ballots, but instead of letting the voters choose their own candidate, a self-proclaimed “secret army” mishandled ballots and even had a “shredding party” to dispose of votes for opposing candidates. Voters were told whom to vote for, never received their ballots — which wound up being cast anyway — or got their applications and ballots at the same time. It was alleged that some voters did not even live in the city, and used fictitious addresses in order to vote. The charges against Callaway were dismissed. Dismissed http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/395062-new-jersey-dcj-cases-3.html http://www.pressofatlanticcity.com/news/breaking/voter-fraud-charges-dropped-aga...
Kentucky Metcalf County - Name Unknown 2000 Registration Fraud 1 An unnamed individual was charged with one count of making a fraudulent registration. Charge amended down. http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/399240-kentucky-statewide-cases.html
Kansas Johnson County - Names Unknown 2010 Absentee Ballot Fraud A voter received an advance ballot for which he didn't apply, and another person was accused of filling out the application. No action taken. http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/366880-kansas-2nd-response-part-1.html
Texas Election contest: Al Edwards v. Borris Miles 2010-03 Democratic primary D 2010-03 Election contest Ineligible district voting Absentee/mail Challenger and former state Rep. Borris Miles won a recount by eight votes over incumbent Rep. Al Edwards, but Edwards has filed a lawsuit, alleging Miles was aided by voter fraud in the March 2, 2010 primary. The lawsuit, filed in Harris County District Court, claims that Miles, who officials had initially said won by 10 votes, benefitted from votes of people who “were not legally qualified and/or registered to vote for the following reasons: (i) the voter’s residence was outside of Harris County and/or District 146; (ii) the voter was fraudulently or improperly registered to vote or the voter’s registration had been cancelled: (iii) the voter was ineligible to vote because he or she was previously convicted of a felony: (iv) the voter did not properly complete an application for an early voting by mail ballot: and (v) early voting by mail ballots were cast that were procured by fraud or without the consent or knowledge of the actual voter.” Edwards asks that the court, after determining that illegal votes were cast, compel voters who cast illegal ballots to tell who they voted for. http://www.texaswatchdog.org/2010/03/-borris-miles-beats-al-edwards-by-8-votes-i...
New Mexico Sunland Park Municipal Government 2012-03 Sunland Park municipal 2012-03 Election injunction New Mexico's Secretary of State and Dona Ana County's District Attorney filed an emergency petition to enjoin Sunland Park's City Clerk from conducting the March 6, 2012 municipal election, due to reports of multiple cases of voter fraud. Thirteen individuals are registered to vote at one residence in Sunland Park, including six who registered between Jan. 5 and Feb. 7 of this year. Eight of them, including five who have already voted, don’t actually live in Sunland Park. More than one appears to also be registered to vote in El Paso. One woman helped several others who aren’t Sunland Park residents register to vote. Some of them have voted. Petition denied http://nmpolitics.net/Documents/03.02.12.SunlandParkPetitionRedacted.pdf http://nmpolitics.net/index/2012/03/officials-seek-sunland-park-election-delay-a...

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