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 Chargedsort descending Convicted Type1 Type2 Type3 # Charges # Fraudulent Votes / Election Margin Description Sentence Source1 Source2 Source3 Source4 Source5 Follow Up
Texas Mark Littlefield M 2006 Special Forgery 1 1 Mark Littlefield was charged with possession of a forged ballot in a 2006 special election. Littlefield entered pre-trial diversion in 2008. Pre-Trial Intervention: 1 year, $300 donation http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/404105-texas-ag-response.html Hays: 89,288
Florida Diamond Cleopatra Ross F 2009 Registration fraud 6 Diamond Cleopatra Ross was accused of filing multiple voter registration applications with fictitious names and as the same individuals and registering ACORN canvassers to vote multiple times while working on an ACORN voter drive. Charges: 3 counts of false swearing in connection with voting or elections and 3 counts of submission of false voter registration information.
Rhode Island Robert Costa M 2004 Primary Ineligible district voting 1 Keith and Robert Costa, father and son, were each charged with one count of fraudulent voting when they allegedly did not use their actual address when they voted in a primary. http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/368319-rhode-island-2nd-response.html
Connecticut Killingly Board of Education Voter intimidation/coercion Citizens for Limited Taxation filed a complaint against Killingly Kids Count (KKC), a registered political committee, with the State of Connecticut State Elections Enforcement Commission that alleged the group tried to intimidate voters through its flyers for two separate elections. It also alleged that a school official had "advocated a position on a referendum using public funds," when he called a radio station and told listeners to vote against a measure. After an investigation, the commission found there was no evidence that the group had posted the flyers. The commission also concluded that the school principal made the call during his break and was not guilty of any wrongdoing. The complaint was dismissed. Dismissed
Mississippi Tobe Jackson M Vote Buying Paid undercover police officers $30 per vote, pleaded guilty to attempted bribery. When arrested, was found with $1,240 in $10 and $20 bills. 1 year house arrest, $500 fine
Mississippi Leon Hunt M Vote Buying Admitted paying 25 to 30 people for votes, paid undercover police officers $30 a vote. Pleaded guilty to attempted bribery. 1 year house arrest and $500 fine
Rhode Island Barbara Riccio F Petition Fraud Forgery Barbara Ricciowas accused of finding names in a phonebook to acquire five additional signatures for a petition. She was charged with election violations and forgery. 1 year of probation. http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/399977-rhode-island-department-of-public-...
Washington James Windham Sr. 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. http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/394076-washington-snohomish-county-respon...
Washington Pamela Rick F Registration Fraud 1 A charge of registration fraud against Pamela Rick was found to have Insufficient evidence to pursue. http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/368706-washington-clark-county-response-w...
Connecticut Curtis Mouning (volunteer campaign worker for then state Rep. Mario Testa) M 1990-09 Democratic primary D Absentee/Mail Illegal assistance Forgery 5 Curtis E. Mouning, a volunteer campaign worker for then state Rep. Mario Testa, pleaded* guilty to illegally signing the names of five people, including his parents, to request absentee ballot applications that allowed them to vote in the September 1990 primary. *Plea deal: $500 fine http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/Absentee-ballot-fraud-has-long-history-in-223...

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