True the Vote Election Crimes Database

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State Defendant Co-Defendants Sex Date Election D/R Charged Convicted Type1 Type2sort descending Type3 # Charges # Fraudulent Votes / Election Margin Description Sentence Source1 Source2 Source3 Source4 Source5 Follow Up
Florida Betty Jefferson (wife of candidate Eugene Jefferson) Linda Ivery F 2010-10 Lake City municipal D 2013-04 Absentee/Mail Registration Fraud Voter intimidation/coercion 26 20 Betty Jefferson was charged with 24 felony and two misdemeanor election law violations in a scheme to elect her husband, Eugene, to a city council seat in the 2010 Lake City District 10 primary. Jefferson asked voters to sign absentee ballots that were already completed, fraudulently obtained absentee ballots, and tried to deceive voters into signing ballots. The charges included 19 counts of obtaining an absentee ballot in violation of the law, one count of corruptly influencing voting, three counts of submitting false voter registration, one count of procuring false voter registrations, conspiracy to falsely obtain an absentee ballot or falsely obtaining an absentee ballot, and a conspiracy to corruptly influence voting charge. Jefferson entered pre-trial intervention. Pre-Trial Intervention - 30 months deferred prosecution, 50 hours community service, $100 prosecution costs, $1,000 donation to a charitable organization, barred from engaging in political or campaign activity during the deferral period, read the Florida Division of Elections Candidates Handbook and certify she has read it, write a letter of apology explaining how the actions alleged violate campaign regulations and rules http://www.tampabay.com/blogs/the-buzz-florida-politics/2-arrested-on-voter-frau... http://jacksonville.com/news/crime/2013-04-09/story/lake-city-women-arrested-ele... http://ufdc.ufl.edu/UF00028308/02443 https://www.civitekflorida.com/ocrs/app/caseinformation.xhtml?query=HL7trn0Gjppl...
Minnesota Susan Dulogan Walker F 2009-11 Kanabec County, School District 2011-08 Non-citizen voting Registration Fraud 2 1 Allegedly voted in the 2009 Ogilvie, Kanabec County, School District Election when she was not eligible to vote because she was a legal permanent resident, but not a citizen, of the United States. Charged with ineligible voter knowingly votes; registration and eligibility of voters-register an ineligible voter. Pleaded guilty to registration and eligibility of voters-register an ineligible voter. Other charge dismissed. 1 year unsupervised probation http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/395084-minnesota-kanabec-county-response-...
Kansas Sedgwick County - Name Unknown 2010 Non-citizen voting Registration Fraud 5 A non-citizen was accused of registering and voting in 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006 and 2008. Department of Homeland Security contacted election office. Not pursued. http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/366880-kansas-2nd-response-part-1.html
Ohio Andre Wilson 2012-11 General 2013-02 In person Registration fraud Ineligible district voting 1 1 Andre Wilson -- allegedly registered and voted during Golden Week, listing an address that was not his home http://www.wcpo.com/news/local-news/hearing-held-for-2-cases-of-alleged-voter-fr... http://media2.wcpo.com/pdfs/Fraud.pdf
Connecticut Karen Salisbury F Impersonation Registration Fraud A complaint was raised that Karen Salisbury might have fraudulently used her dead husband's name to register to vote. No further action taken on complaint.
Texas Martha Estella Rodriguez Jose Picasso F 2010-05 Alton municipal 2012-12 Ineligible district voting Registration fraud 1 1 Martha Estella Rodriguez, of Mission, pleaded* guilty to knowingly voting in an election for which she was ineligible to cast a ballot, a second-degree felony, in connection to a case involving dozens of people flagged by the City of Alton for voting discrepancies in its May 2010 election. Rodriguez was one of at least 23 people who changed their registration to an address on North Eagle Pass Street belonging to Alton mayoral candidate Jose Picasso in the two months leading up to the election. Rodriguez was given community supervision for two years, one day in jail and a $500 fine in the 398th state District Court. *Plea deal: 1 day in jail, 2 years' community supervision, $500 fine http://www.themonitor.com/news/local/mission-woman-pleads-guilty-to-illegal-voti... http://www.themonitor.com/news/local/women-arrested-accused-of-illegal-voting/ar... http://www.themonitor.com/news/local/former-alton-police-chief-commissioner-tied...
Texas Elizabeth Robledo Morales Jose Picasso F 2010-05 Alton municipal 2013-01 Ineligible district voting Registration fraud 1 1 Elizabeth Robledo Morales and Magdalena Robledo Rodriguez were charged with illegal voting for their roles in a voter fraud scheme during Alton’s May 2010 city election. Both women were named in a December 2012 indictment accusing them of having voted in the 2010 Alton election even though they were not eligible to vote in it. In 2010, a controversy sparked in the small Hidalgo County town when nearly three dozen voters were flagged by the city, which had chosen to run its own election. Elections clerks noticed that several homes, the residences of the two challengers in the race, Jose Picasso and Salvador Vela, were listed as the address for a large number of voters with different last names. http://www.themonitor.com/news/local/women-arrested-accused-of-illegal-voting/ar... http://www.themonitor.com/news/local/former-alton-police-chief-commissioner-tied...
Texas Magdalena Robledo Rodriguez Jose Picasso F 2010-05 Alton municipal 2013-01 Ineligible district voting Registration fraud 2 2 Magdalena Robledo Rodriguez and Elizabeth Robledo Morales were charged with illegal voting for their roles in a voter fraud scheme during Alton’s May 2010 city election. Both women were named in a December 2012 indictment accusing them of having voted in the 2010 Alton election even though they were not eligible to vote in it. In 2010, a controversy sparked in the small Hidalgo County town when nearly three dozen voters were flagged by the city, which had chosen to run its own election. Elections clerks noticed that several homes, the residences of the two challengers in the race, Jose Picasso and Salvador Vela, were listed as the address for a large number of voters with different last names. http://www.themonitor.com/news/local/women-arrested-accused-of-illegal-voting/ar... http://www.themonitor.com/news/local/former-alton-police-chief-commissioner-tied...
Louisiana Election contest: Betty Blakes v. Juanita Woods 2016-04 Monroe municipal D 2016-04 Election contest Registration fraud - fake address, deceased Impersonation Betty Blakes filed challenged the results of the Monroe City Council District 3 runoff election in Ouachita Parish after falling short against Juanita Woods with 43% of the vote. Blakes alleged that voters used false addresses from deceased citizens and abandoned houses to illegally register and vote, and accused Woods of having election workers for her campaign working inside the voting polls, wearing t-shirts with the name Juanita Woods displayed and passing out campaign pamphlets. Both candidates are Democrats. On May 4, 2016, a judge ruled that Woods failed to present adequate proof that the voters she identified as ineligible were either not registered to vote in District 3 or did not live there at all. Dismissed http://www.myarklamiss.com/news/local-news/betty-blakes-files-for-voter-election... http://www.knoe.com/home/headlines/Betty-Blakes-Claims-Voter-Fraud-377194241.htm... http://www.knoe.com/home/headlines/Blakes-v-Woods-Official-ruling-expected-this-...
California Leonis Malburg Domenica Malburg John Malburg M 2006-04 Vernon municipal 2006-11 Ineligible district voting Registration fraud - ineligible district Illegal assistance 8 1 Leonis Malburg, former mayor of Vernon, and his wife Domenica Malburg were convicted of fraudulent voting and voter registration fraud. Malburg, who had been mayor for 50 years prior to his resignation, and his wife did not live in Vernon and were thus ineligible to vote or be candidates in that municipality. Leonis Malburg was convicted of conspiracy to commit a crime, being a public official aiding illegal voting, falsifying a declaration of candidacy, voter registration fraud, false voter registration, perjury under oath, fraudulent voting and assisting an unqualified voter. 5 years probation, barred from holding elective office, $183,800 fines/penalties, $395,000+ restitution http://www.nbclosangeles.com/news/local/-Local-Politician-Convicted-of-Fraud-785...

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