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 Source1sort descending Source2 Source3 Source4 Source5 Follow Up
Connecticut Thomas R. Paterno, Sr. M Absentee Ballot Fraud Paterno, a city employee, was accused of voting an absentee ballot when he could have voted in person. $200 fine and ordered to comply with the law in the future
Indiana Tonya Bronaugh F 2003 East Chicago Democratic mayoral primary D Impersonation Forgery 4 1 Tonya Bronaugh was charged as part of a fraud case brought by the Lake County Joint Voter Task Force that ultimately overturned the result of the 2003 East Chicago Democratic mayoral primary. Charged with 2 counts forgery, 1 count of voting in false name, 1 count conspiracy to vote in another’s name. Pleaded guilty to voting in false name, a felony, other charges dismissed. 18 months of probation
Ohio Donshay Lemar Carter Petition Fraud 1 Donshay Lemar Carter was charged with 1 count prohibitions relating to petitions or declarations. Pleaded guilty to prohibitions relating to petitions or declarations, felony. 1 year of probation
Connecticut Hector Robles Campaign D Registration Fraud A married couple alleged that they were registered as Democrats against their wishes. The State of Connecticut Elections Enforcement Commission investigated the Hector Robles Campaign, which registered the voters. The case was dismissed because of insufficient of evidence, but is "subject to the Commission's right to reopen" if "new evidence is discovered." Dismissed, but case could be reopened if new evidence wsa discovered.
Connecticut Laurence P. Czajkowski (candidate for city council) M Registration Fraud Ineligible district voting 3 Czajkowski, a candidate for city council, was accused of signing a voter registration application using an address where he did not reside and voting three times using that address. $1,500 fine and ordered to comply with the law in the future
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)
Mississippi Shirley Roberts M Shirley Roberts was accused of voter fraud. Pleaded guilty to misdemeanor false pretense.
Connecticut Joan A. Forte F D Absentee/mail Illegal Assistance Prior to a Democratic Town Committee primary, Forte filled in the upper portion of the Form ED-3, "Application for Absentee Ballot," for individuals who reside in public housing in New Haven, Connecticut. Under General Statutes, Forte was required to sign these applications but failed to do so. Forte entered a consent agreement, saying that she would pay a civil penalty of $500 and in the future comply with the requirements. Civil penalty of $500 and in the future comply with the requirements.
Oklahoma Ronald Joel Henry Brenda Henry M 2016-04 Municipal 2016-08 Absentee/mail 1 9 Ronald Henry and his wife Brenda were arrested and charged in Oklahoma County District Court with one felony count of falsifying an absentee ballot application in the April 2016 Luther town council election. At least nine absentee ballots were fraudulently filled out, including multiple false or duplicate addresses and illegal notarizations without voters present. One voter who was listed as voting absentee confirmed that he did not fill out a ballot or vote in the election.
Connecticut Elizabeth McCormack F D Absentee/Mail Elizabeth McCormack was accused of misrepresenting eligibility requirements for voting absentee in a democratic primary in which she was a candidate. She was also accused of neglecting to provide information about herself required by law, when she assisted people with absentee ballot applications. First allegation dismissed. $200 fine and ordered to comply with the law for assisting people with absentee ballots in the future. $200 fine and ordered to comply with the law

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