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 Source4 Source5sort descending Follow Up
West Virginia Donald Whitten Jerry Bowman Thomas Ramey, Jr. M 2010-11 Democratic primary D Absentee/mail Obstruction 1 0 Former Lincoln County Clerk Donald Whitten pleaded* guilty to obstructing a federal investigation after admitting lying to federal investigators about his role in the voter fraud conspiracy with former Lincoln County Sheriff Jerry Bowman, who pleaded guilty to falsifying over 100 absentee ballots during the 2010 Democrat primary for voters who couldn’t legally vote absentee, and to illegally being in the same room with voters as they marked their absentee ballots and sometimes marking their ballots himself. Whitten was sentenced to 18 months in prison plus two years of supervised release and a $5,000 fine. Both Democrats agreed to resign from office and never seek office again. *Plea deal: 18 months in federal prison, 2 years of supervised release, $5,000 fine http://www.statejournal.com/story/19410393/men-sentenced-in-lincoln-county-voter... http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2012/03/07/former-west-virginia-sheriff-county-c...
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
Missouri Nonaresa Montgomery F 2001 Mayoral Primary D Registration Fraud Nonaresa Montgomery, the head of Operation Big Vote, was found guilty of perjury in a trial in St. Louis Circuit Court. The matter involved the submission of thousands of fraudulent voter registration cards before a 2001 mayoral primary. Instead of allowing a jury to recommend a sentence, a plea deal was made between the attorneys. 2 years of probation, 80 hours community service and banned from organized political activity and voter registration efforts https://business.highbeam.com/435553/article-1G1-128482308/jury-finds-montgomery... http://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2006/07/scandal-plagued-missouri-democrats-sue-t... http://electionlawblog.org/archives/002919.html
Georgia Tim Clark M 2010-08 Registration fraud Accused of being registered to vote twice under two different names while on probation for rape. (State Elections Board Case #2010-0022 1100233; Haralson County) $500 fine, cease and desist order and public reprimand https://assets.documentcloud.org/documents/369066/georgia-response-with-cases.pd...
Washington Thomas Kvinge M Thomas Kvinge was suspected of being an "unqualified person voting", but there was insufficient evidence to pursue. http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/368706-washington-clark-county-response-w...
Wisconsin Valerie A.Moran F 2014-11 General 2015-03 Ineligible felon voting 1 1 Valerie A. Moran of Merrimac was charged with illegally voting as a convicted felon in the November 2014 general election. A Town of Merrimac official documented that Moran signed the poll list on Election Day, and Moran admitted to voting on that date during a phone interview. Anyone under supervision or probation for a felony conviction cannot vote in Wisconsin. http://host.madison.com/news/local/crime_and_courts/merrimac-felon-charged-with-...
Alaska Unknown 1 Voter fraud case referred to Alaska Department of Law Criminal Division. Declined for prosecution. No charges filed. http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/374296-alaska-dept-of-law-response.html
North Carolina Kierra Fontae Leache 2008-11 General D 2011-08 Multiple voting 1 1 Three Wake County residents were charged with, and admitted to, voter fraud in connection with the 2008 presidential election. Twenty-six-year-old Kierra Fontae Leache of Pheiffer Drive in Raleigh, 46-year-old Shelia "Sheilia" Romona Hodges, also of Pheiffer Drive in Raleigh, and 25-year-old Brandon Earl McLean of Bethune Drive in Raleigh, admitted casting two votes in 2008. All three are registered Democrats. Leache filed a no-excuse absentee application on Oct. 29, 2008, as well as voted at the polling place on Martin Luther King Boulevard in Raleigh on Nov. 4. Leache later admitted to authorities that she did vote twice in the presidential election. Hodges and McLean both each participated in early voting at Chavis Heights Community Center in Raleigh and later voted on Election Day at their local polling place. They also admitted to the charges. All three have been placed under a $10,000 bond. The Wake Board of Elections uncovered the fraud and turned it over to the Wake County DA and got the SBI involved to investigate. http://abc11.com/archive/8301269/ http://commentarama.blogspot.com/2011/08/democrats-convicted-of-voter-fraud.html
Kansas Jerrald Alan Chesser M 2010-11 Multiple Voting 1 Chesser was accused of voting in both Marshall County, Kansas, and Nebraska in November 2010 elections. Referred to county attorney; under investigation. http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/403896-kansas-sos-4th-response-with-cases...
Mississippi Elberto Brown M Vote Buying Paid undercover police officers $30 per vote, pleaded guilty to attempted bribery. 2 years probation and $500 fine

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