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 Margin Description Sentence Source1 Source2 Source3sort descending Source4 Source5 Follow Up
Washington Aaron Warnock M 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.
Wisconsin ADDED SOURCE Deshawn B. Brooks M Ineligible felon voting 1 1 Deshawn B. Brooks was accused of knowingly voting while being a convicted felon. Acquitted.
Pennsylvania Leah Rollison F OTHER Leah Rollison was charged in relation to falsification of election counts. Pleaded guilty.
Oklahoma Unknown impersonator 2012-11 General In person Impersonation 0 1 Jay Kelly went to the polls on Election Day, November 2012, in Oklahma City, only to find someone else had already cast a ballot in his name under his address. When Kelly showed his ID to a poll worker, she said he'd already voted. Kelly told her that that he hadn't, voted showed her his signature on his ID, and took a picture of the voter log where someone else had signed his name. The poll worker suggested that Kelly sign and vote as someone else in that person's place instead, but said he was really uncomfortable with that and didn't want to go to jail. A supervisor told Kelly he could cast a provisional ballot, but he said that wasn't an option. He was eventually allowed to cast a regular ballot, which was counted - as was the other ballot cast earlier in his name The state election board secretary said the matter would be reported to the district attorney's office. Voter fraud in Oklahoma is a felony. None - no way to identify the impersonator
Wisconsin Lena Taylor (state Senator) Multiple ineligibe voters F 2011-04 Spring D Registration fraud Ineligible district voting Ineligible felon voting State senator Lena Taylor was investigated as an accessory to voter fraud after 36 individuals registered to vote at 1018 N. 35th St. in Milwaukee, a home owned by Taylor, which is adjacent to her law office and used by a non-profit as a group home. The property is only zoned for up to 8 residents in a group-home type setting. On April 5, 2011, 20 of the 36 voters registered at the address voted, and a total of 7 same day voter registrations were corroborated by the senator's mother, Lena J. Taylor, including at least one felon who was ineligible to vote.
Connecticut Liz Diaz Edwin Garcia Virgen Figueroa F 1996 Democratic Hartford town committee D 1996 Absentee Ballot Registration fraud - non-citizens Illegal Assistance 45 Liz Diaz pleaded* guilty to conspiring with Edwin Garcia and several co-workers to register ineligible voters to cast absentee ballots in a hotly contested town committee race. Diaz, Garcia, and others were charged with equipping scores of ineligible voters with absentee ballots and, in many cases, helping them vote. *Plea deal: 2 months in jail
Mississippi Minnie Saulsberry William Gregory Eason F 2003-08 Tallahatchie County run-off 2004-04 Vote buying/selling Voter intimidation/coercion Illegal assistance Minnie Saulsberry pleaded* guilty to conspiracy to commit voter fraud and voter fraud in the August 2003 Tallahatchie County District 5 Supervisor run-off election. Saulsberry was charged, along with Greg Eason, of buying absentee votes with cash and beer, coercing voters, and illegal assistance. Saulsberry was sentenced to one year probation and fined $100. *Plea deal: 1 year probation, $100 fine
Mississippi Jennifer Rankin F Jennifer Rankin, of Simpson County, was charged with voter fraud.
North Carolina Joshua Workman M 2000 2002 General and Primary Non-citizen voting 4 Joshua Workman, a Canadian citizen, was indicted and charged with voting and related offenses in the 2000 and 2002 primary and general elections. He pleaded guilty to providing false information to elections officials and to a federal agency. (Case #1:03-CR- 00038, Western District of North Carolina)
Georgia Johnny Durham M 2010 Ineligible voting Accused of being an unqualified voter. Pleaded guilty. $250 fine, cease and desist order and public reprimand


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