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 Convictedsort descending Type1 Type2 Type3 # Charges # Fraudulent Votes / Election Margin Description Sentence Source1 Source2 Source3 Source4 Source5 Follow Up
Kansas Wyandotte County - Names Unknown Absentee Ballot Fraud Forgery Impersonation Nurse's aides were accused of voting ballots for residents without their consent. Provisional ballots not counted. (multiple cases) http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/366880-kansas-2nd-response-part-1.html
Ohio Ronald E. Scales M 2007-08 Petition Fraud 9 Ronald E. Scales was charged with violations of statute 3599.14(A)(5), which pertains to circulating fraudulent petitions, and 3599.36, which pertains to lying in relation to an election. Pleaded guilty to 2 counts of prohibitions relating to petitions or declarations. Other counts dismissed. 3 years of probation and $50 fine http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/396681-ohio-hardin-county-ronald-scales-c...
Virginia Alvin Harper M 2010-10 Ineligible Voting 1 Alvin Harper was charged with wrongfully voting.(Mecklenburg County) http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/399943-virginia-fraud-cases.html
Washington Damaris Vanells 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. http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/394076-washington-snohomish-county-respon...
Kentucky Charles Wayne Jones (former county Democratic election commissioner) Cletus Maricle Douglas C. Adams Freddy W. Thompson Stanley Bowling William Stivers William Bart Morris Debra L. Morris M 2002 2004 2006 D 2009-07 Vote Buying Circuit Court Judge Cletus Maricle, and seven others (Douglas C. Adams, Freddy W. Thompson, Stanley Bowling, Charles Wayne Jones, William Stivers, William Bart Morris and Debra L. Morris) were convicted in 2010 in a massive vote-buying scheme that ran through several elections. After a seven-week trial, the defendants were convicted on various charges they faced, which included vote-buying, mail fraud, extortion and money laundering. Several convicted major drug dealers testified during the trial about how easy it was to spread many thousands of dollars around to buy votes. In 2010 sentenced to 20 years in prison. Appeal resulted in new trial being set. http://www.kentucky.com/news/state/kentucky/article44027145.html http://www.wbko.com/home/headlines/5-from-Clay-County-Plead-Guilty-in-Vote-Fraud... https://www.fbi.gov/louisville/press-releases/2011/lo030811.htm http://www.kentucky.com/news/local/counties/franklin-county/article44083473.html
Kansas Seward County - Names Unknown 1997 Registration Fraud Employer bussed employees, including alleged non-citizens, to register to vote at an election office. No action taken. http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/366880-kansas-2nd-response-part-1.html
Washington William Arnold Davis M 2004-11 2005-06 Absentee/Mail - Impersonation Forgery Multiple Voting 1 William Arnold Davis was charged with casting an absentee ballot in the name of his recently deceased spouse, Sonoko Davis. 1 year in jail (suspended) and $5,000 fine (suspended $4,900) http://community.seattletimes.nwsource.com/archive/?date=20050622&slug=vote22m http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/395994-washington-king-county-cases.html
Mississippi Stanley Maurice Warren M 2007 Democratic primary, Runoff Vote Buying 3 Stanley Maurice Warren was charged with conspiracy to commit voter fraud and voter fraud, as part of widespread arrests during the 2007 Benton countywide elections. Pleaded guilty to 1 count of voter fraud. Other 2 counts were retired. (Case #BK2008-006A, Circuit Court, Benton County) 2 years post release supervision and payment of $822.50 http://djournal.com/tippah/2009/07/15/jury-convicts-two-in-benton-vote-fraud-cas... http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/394430-mississippi-benton-county-cases-fo... http://djournal.com/news/benton-county-voter-fraud/
Connecticut Katherine Irene Magyar F 2008-11 Presidential Multiple Voting A complaint was brought against Katherine Irene Magyar alleging that she had voted both by absentee ballot and in person during the 2008 presidential election. The Connecticut Elections Enforcement Commission investigation concluded that the matter should be dismissed. Dismissed http://seec.ct.gov/e2casebase/data/fd/FD_2008_221.pdf
North Carolina Nancy Pasewicz Lever F 2008-11 Multiple Voting Absentee/mail 1 Nancy Pasewicz Lever was charged with voting twice, once with an absentee ballot and once in person. She then reportedly called a radio station to talk about it. It was reported that she was testing the system. Deferred prosecution http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/370371-north-carolina-iredell-county.html http://www.electionjournal.org/2009/02/21/exposing-ease-of-double-voting-could-l...

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