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 # Chargessort descending # Fraudulent Votes / Election Margin Description Sentence Source1 Source2 Source3 Source4 Source5 Follow Up
Kentucky Nelson County - Name Unknown 2010 Ineligible district voting An unnamed individual was charged with knowingly voting in wrong precinct. Found guilty of charge. http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/399240-kentucky-statewide-cases.html
Kentucky Martha Hughes Jeffrey Newport Tony Gumm William Proffitt Corey Page Michael Page F 2006-11 General Vote buying Martha Hughes pleaded* guilty to conspiring to buy votes in the 2006 Monroe County general election, along with Jeffrey Newport, Tony Gumm, William Proffitt, Corey Page, and Michael Page. From October to November 7, 2006, the group conspired to pay voters to cast walk-in absentee ballots. *Plea deal: 2 years probation, 6 months home detention http://www.wbko.com/home/headlines/4_Monroe_Countians_Sentenced_in_Vote-Buying_S... http://www.wbko.com/home/headlines/Last_Gulity_Plea_Entered_in_Monroe_County_Vot... https://www.fbi.gov/louisville/press-releases/2011/final-defendant-pleads-guilty...
Kansas Johnson County - Names Unknown 2008 Registration Fraud Registration applications were received with Kansas addresses and Missouri zip codes. No actions taken. (20 cases) http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/366880-kansas-2nd-response-part-1.html
Kentucky Randall E. Salyer M 2010-11 General 2011-02 Vote buying 2 Randall E. Salyer was convicted by a jury on two counts of vote buying. Evidence at trial proved that Salyer paid two individuals for their votes in November 2010. According to trial testimony, Salyer paid these individuals $100 each for bringing him their absentee ballots. 21 months in prison https://www.fbi.gov/louisville/press-releases/2011/salyersville-man-sentenced-21...
Idaho Ronald Edwin Prior M Registration Fraud Charged with illegal registrations by voter. Pleaded guilty. $200 fine and 3 months probation. The case was later dismissed.
Georgia ADDED SOURCE Joyce Humphrey F Petition Fraud Joyce Humphrey was accused of not signing as affidavit of petition circulator in presence of notary; Notaries did not notarize in presence of affiants. Letter of instruction. Letter of instruction https://web.archive.org/web/20161226021856/http://www.documentcloud.org/document...
Texas Martin Perez M Martin Perez was not formally charged with anything and the case was dismissed because there was insufficient evidence to prosecute.
Connecticut Abby M. Gross F Multiple Voting Abby M. Gross was accused of voting in two towns. The Connecticut Elections Enforcement Commission investigation did not find evidence that Gross was voting twice and the complaint was dismissed. Dismissed
California Mickensey Oliveira 2002 Petition Fraud Mickensey Olivera was charged with violating California Code Section 18660 pertaining to " making any false affidavit concerning any initiative, referendum, or recall petition or the signatures appended thereto." http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/399967-california-stanislaus-county-respo...
Tennessee Unknown 2012-11 General In person Impersonation Multiple voting DeSoto County Election Commission chairman Paul Beale said several voting irregularities in the Nov. 6, 2012 general election and Nov. 27 runoff were turned over to the proper authorities, including the FBI. District 4 Election Commissioner Carl Payne reported an incident in which a father cast an absentee ballot, the son voted in person and then the son changes clothes and returned to vote as his father. according to a written statement from the poll manager. Among other cases reported by Payne: A voter came to cast a ballot, gave a name that was on the poll book, signed the receipt book and was allowed to vote. Another person using the same name came to vote later that day, and was informed he'd already voted. The second person provided proof of identity. Also, a voter cast a ballot in person at the proper precinct — and then prepared a provisional ballot, including a sworn affidavit, at another precinct. https://web.archive.org/web/20140704053518/http://www.commercialappeal.com/news/...

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