True the Vote Election Crimes Database

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State Defendant Co-Defendants Sex Date Election D/R Charged Convicted Type1sort descending Type2 Type3 # Charges # Fraudulent Votes / Election Margin Description Sentence Source1 Source2 Source3 Source4 Source5 Follow Up
Mississippi Larry Tip Massey M 2007 Democratic primary, Runoff Vote Buying 4 Larry Tip Massey was charged with 1 count of conspiracy to commit voter fraud and 3 counts of voter fraud. Pleaded guilty to one charge of voter fraud in a vote buying scheme. The other counts were dismissed. (Case #BK2008-006C, Circuit Court, Benton County) 5 years with 3 years suspended, 2 years to be served in a Mississippi Department of Corrections facility and 3 years on post-release supervision. Pay $822.50. http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/394430-mississippi-benton-county-cases-fo... http://djournal.com/news/grand-jury-charges-16-in-fraud-probe/
Kentucky Randy Thompson John Mac Combs Phillip Champion Ronnie Adams M 2006-11 General R Vote buying Randy Thompson, Judge-Executive, was convicted of of scheming to buy votes in the November 2006 election by using public funds to improve driveways and build bridges on private property. Jurors also convicted John Mac Combs and Phillip G. Champion, assistants to the judge-executive, and Ronnie Adams, a former magistrate who worked for the county, with taking part in the scheme. 40 months in prison, 3 years supervised release, $200 fine, $238,793 restitution, barred from holding public office or owning a firearm http://www.kentucky.com/news/state/kentucky/article43989903.html http://www.topix.com/forum/city/hindman-ky/TKENEUPLGHN6CDRO5 http://www.kentucky.com/news/politics-government/article44376504.html
Louisiana Lincoln Carmouche (former law enforcement officer) M 2002 Marksville mayoral Vote buying Lincoln Carmouche was convicted in a bench trial of bribing a voter. Suspended 2-year prison sentence 2 years of supervised probation $2,050 fine 64 hours of community service Monthly $50 probation supervision fee House arrest beginning 3 days before any election, including absentee voting, and remain under house arrest until the voting ends. 90 days in jail, which could be avoided if complied with probation condition. http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/756926/posts
Alabama Scotty D. Cole William F. Bailey Mary Jo Ingram Eugene Emerson David Sutherland Jimmy F. Richardson Denita Lee Idas L. Neal, Jr. M 2000-06 Republican primary R 2000-06 Vote buying Absentee/Mail Conspiracy 2 1 Eight Alabamans were convicted on federal and state charges of vote buying and absentee ballot fraud in Winston County in the June 2000 Republican primary. All eight entered guilty pleas, admitting their roles in the voter fraud conspiracy that involved using cash, beer and liquor to buy votes. Scotty Cole pleaded* guilty to one federal count of conspiracy to commit vote buying and one state felony count of illegal absentee voting. Cole was sentenced in federal court to three years of probation with the first three months under electronically monitored home detention, 300 hours of community service, and fined $5,000; and in state court to one year and one day in jail (suspended), 3 years of probation, barred from holding public office, and assessed a $50 fee plus court costs. *Plea deal/Federal: 3 years probation (3 months under electronically monitored home detention), $5,000 fine, 3000 hours community service *Plea deal/State: 1 year + 1 day in jail (suspended if federal sentence served), 3 years probation, $50 fee plus court costs, barred from holding public office http://www.tuscaloosanews.com/article/20021020/NEWS/210200353?p=5&tc=ar http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/394032-alabama-voter-fraud.html http://www.timesdaily.com/archives/two-plead-guilty-in-vote-fraud-case/article_2...
Mississippi James Bullock M 2007 Democratic primary, Runoff Vote Buying 5 James Bullock was charged with 5 counts of voter fraud in a vote buying scheme. Pleaded guilty. (Case #BK2008-008, Circuit Court, Benton County) 5 years, with first year under house arrest and 4 years post-release supervision. Pay $2,322.50. http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/394430-mississippi-benton-county-cases-fo... http://djournal.com/news/benton-county-voter-fraud/
Kentucky John Mac Combs Randy Thompson Phillip Champion Ronnie Adams M 2006-11 General Vote buying John Mac Combs was convicted of scheming to buy votes in the November 2006 election by using public funds to improve driveways and build bridges on private property. Jurors also convicted Judge-Executive Randy Thompson and Phillip G. Champion, assistant to the judge-executive, and Ronnie Adams, a former magistrate who worked for the county, with taking part in the scheme. 36 months in prison, 3 years supervised release, $200 fine, $238,793 restitution, barred from holding public office or owning a firearm http://www.kentucky.com/news/state/kentucky/article43989903.html http://www.topix.com/forum/city/hindman-ky/TKENEUPLGHN6CDRO5 http://www.kentucky.com/news/politics-government/article44376504.html
Louisiana Larry Dauzat (former law enforcement officer) M 2002 Marksville mayoral Vote buying Larry Dauzat was convicted in a bench trial of offering to buy a vote. Suspended 2-year prison sentence 2 years of supervised probation $1,050 fine 40 hours of community service Monthly $50 probation supervision fee. House arrest beginning 3 days before any election, including absentee voting and remain under house arrest until the voting ends. 60 days in jail, which could be avoided if complied with probation. http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/756926/posts
Alabama Denita Lee William F. Bailey Mary Jo Ingram Eugene Emerson David Sutherland Jimmy F. Richardson Scotty D. Cole Idas L. Neal, Jr. F 2000-06 Republican primary R 2000-06 Vote buying Absentee/Mail Conspiracy 2 1 Eight Alabamans were convicted on federal and state charges of vote buying and absentee ballot fraud in Winston County in the June 2000 Republican primary. All eight entered guilty pleas, admitting their roles in the voter fraud conspiracy that involved using cash, beer and liquor to buy votes. Denita Lee pleaded* guilty to one federal count of conspiracy to commit vote buying and one state felony count of illegal absentee voting. *Plea deal/Federal: 3 years probation, 250 hours community service, $2,500 fine *Plea deal/State: 1 year + 1 day in jail (suspended if federal sentence served), 3 years probation, $50 fee plus court costs, barred from holding public office http://www.tuscaloosanews.com/article/20021020/NEWS/210200353?p=5&tc=ar http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/394032-alabama-voter-fraud.html http://www.timesdaily.com/archives/two-plead-guilty-in-vote-fraud-case/article_2...
Georgia Jackson Jones (former Dodge County sheriff Don McCranie Doyce Mullis M 1996-07 Democratic primary D 1997-06 Vote buying Dodge County Sheriff Jackson Jones, county commissioner Don McCranie, and Doyce Mullis were convicted of conspiracy to buy votes in the 2006 Democratic primary. They were the last of 27 people to be sentenced in the election fraud case, which state investigators said also included cases of double voting, felon voting, and at least one ballot being cast in the name of a dead person. 27 months in prison, 3 years supervised release http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/12/09/met_218766.shtml#.Vqmc4-ZLXO9
Mississippi Arnold Rooker, Sr. M 2007 Democratic primary, Runoff Vote Buying 3 Arnold Rooker, Sr. was charged with 3 counts of vote fraud as part of widespread arrests during the 2007 Benton countywide elections. Pleaded guilty. http://djournal.com/news/grand-jury-charges-16-in-fraud-probe/

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