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 Source3 Source4sort descending Source5 Follow Up
Connecticut Michael Singh M D Non-citizen voting Registration Fraud The Connecticut Elections Enforcement Commission determined that Michael Singh, a former town council majority leader, was not a United States citizen when he registered to vote in 1999 and when he was elected to office in 2001. Civil penalty of $4,000, removed his name from voter registration rolls and withdrew as a candidate from future elections.
Wisconsin Chad Gigowski M 2012-11 General 2013-03 Multiple voting 3 1 Chad Gigowski pleaded* guilty to voting twice in the November 2012 election, in both Greenfield and in Milwaukee, providing false information to a Greenfield election official, and registering in more than one place. *Plea deal:
Texas Unknown (multiple) 2016-11 General Absentee/Mail The Nueces County Sheriff's Office, the County Attorney and the County Clerk began investigating claims of voter fraud following the November 2016 general election, including multiple cases of voters being told at the polls that someone else had voted in their name and six requests for absentee mail-in ballots from one address at a vacant house in Robstown.
Texas Debra Briseno F 2006 Primary Non-citizen voting Illegal assistance Absentee/Mail 27 2 Debra Briseno was convicted of two counts of illegal voting by an ineligible non-citizen (TEC 64.012) and one count of tampering with a government record in the 2006 primary election. Briseno was originally charged with 27 counts: illegal voting by a non-citizen (3), unlawful assistance (1), possessing other voters' ballots (11), tampering with government records (6), and false statements on registration applications (6). 5 years in prison Calhoun: 2006-8-6465, 2006-8-6466, 2006-8-6467, 2006-8-6468, 2006-8-6469
Georgia Marion Rhodes (county commissioner) Intimidation/coercion Marion Rhodes, a county commissioner, was accused of intimidating poll workers as a result of confronting election officials about a mistake that involved rejecting a woman's absentee ballot application. The sheriff was called to respond to Rhodes' behavior, but Rhodes left voluntarily before law enforcement arrived. Cease and desist order and public reprimand
Texas Regino Cantu Salinas 2008 Primary Ineligible felon voting 1 1 Regino Cantu Salinas pleaded* guilty to one count of illegal voting for voting while an ineligible felon (TEC 64.012) in the 2008 primary election. *Plea deal: 90 days in jail, 2 years probation, $2000 fine Duval/Jim Wells: 11-02-13251 CR
Washington Connie Southey 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.
Virginia Slick Dickerson 2011-02 Registration Fraud Ineligible Voting 2 Slick Dickerson was charged with false statement on voter form and unqualified person voting. Guilty. (Nottoway County)
Ohio Elaine Buchanan F 2009-04 Petition Fraud 1 Elaine Buchanan was charged with 1 count prohibitions relating to petitions. Pleaded guilty to prohibitions relating to petitions or declarations, felony. 6 months incarceration (suspended), 1 year of probation and $500 fine
Ohio Danielle Phillips F 2007-01 Petition Fraud 2 Danielle Phillips was charged with 1 count voter fraud and 1 count forgery. Pleaded guilty to 1 count prohibitions relating to petitions or declarations. Other counts dismissed. 3 years of probation, 75 hours of community service and a $50 fine


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