|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||Source5||Follow Up|
|Washington||Todd McGuire||M||2007-02||Special||2008-07||Absentee Ballot Fraud||Impersonation||Forgery||2||1||Todd McGuire pleaded guilty to voting his wife's ballot. Entered into a pre-trial diversion agreement.||Pre-trial diversion. Supervision and community service.||http://archive.peninsuladailynews.com/article/20080803/NEWS/808030306||http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/370216-washington-jefferson-county.html|
|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|
|Tennessee||Election contest: Terry Roland v. Ophelia Ford||2005-09||Special - state Senate District 29||D||Ineligible district voting||Impersonation - deceased||Forgery||In Tennessee, a September 2005 special election for state Senate District 29 that was decided by only 13 votes led to the expulsion of the winner, Ophelia Ford, from the legislature after it was found that votes had been cast by individuals who were dead at the time of the election, felons whose voting rights had not been restored, voters whose residences were vacant lots, and voters who actually lived outside of the district. Investigator John Harvey found at least 43 voters who did not live in the district but had voted in the election. Three election workers in one precinct were convicted of 12 felonies for faking votes by making false entries on election documents and other misconduct, including forging the signatures of deceased voters on ballot forms and falsely certifying vote totals.||Election overturned by state Senate||https://books.google.com/books?id=90DYC6nfi9gC&pg=RA2-PA2020&lpg=RA2-PA2020&dq=t...|
|New Jersey||Ernest Storr||Marty Small Tracy Pijuan Luquay Zahir Floyd Tally David Callaway Toni Dixon Dameka Cross Mark Crumble Michele Griffin Ramona Stephens Demaris Jones Ronald Harris||M||2008 2009||Special Mayoral Municipal - Democratic primary||R||2009-09||Absentee Ballot Fraud||10||Storr was one of 14 allegedly working alongside Atlantic City Councilman Marty Small to commit absentee ballot fraud. Accused of absentee ballot fraud in connection with 2008 and 2009 mayoral races. Charged with 1 count conspiracy, 4 counts election fraud, 1 count absentee ballot fraud, 1 count tampering with public records or information, 1 count falsifying records, 1 count forgery, and 1 count hindering apprehension or prosecution in connection with Small's 2009 campaign; 1 count in connection with a 2008 mayoral campaign. As part of a plea agreement, he pleaded guilty to 1 count related to the 2008 election and 1 count related to the 2009 election.||Probation||http://www.pressofatlanticcity.com/news/breaking/star-witness-in-atlantic-city-v...||http://observer.com/2010/08/small-campaign-worker-pleads-guilty-to-ballot-fraud/||http://www.pressofatlanticcity.com/news/breaking/former-co-defendant-in-atlantic...||http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/395062-new-jersey-dcj-cases-3.html|
|Oregon||Ricky Graybael||M||2003-01 2003-09 2004-02 2004-05||Special statewide Special Special statewide Primary||2004-07||Multiple Voting||3||4||Ricky Graybael voted in both Jefferson County and Wasco County on four different occasions from 2003 to 2004. Charged with 1 count of double voting and 2 unspecified counts. Pleaded guilty to double voting count for misdemeanor treatment and dismissal of other 2 counts.||24 months of probation, 80 hours of community service and a $67 court fee||http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/366805-oregon-prosecuted-cases-log-to-ari...|
|Wisconsin||Austin Thompson||M||2011-04||Spring||D||2011-10||Ineligible district voting||Registration fraud - ineligible district||1||1||Occupy Milwaukee organizer Austin Thompson was charged with voter fraud for using an extended stay hotel, the Marriott Residence Inn in Glendale, as his address to register and vote in the April 2011 election, when he really lived in Georgia. Two other out-of-state activists, one from New Jersey and one possibly from Florida, were also investigated.||http://www.wisn.com/Occupy-Organizer-Denies-Allegations-Of-Voter-Fraud/8044922#i...||http://www.jsonline.com/news/milwaukee/three-under-investigation-for-possible-vo...|
|Wisconsin||Lena Taylor (state Senator)||Multiple ineligibe voters||F||2011-04||Spring||D||Registration fraud||Ineligible district voting||Ineligible felon voting||State senator Lena Taylor was investigated as an accessory to voter fraud after 36 individuals registered to vote at 1018 N. 35th St. in Milwaukee, a home owned by Taylor, which is adjacent to her law office and used by a non-profit as a group home. The property is only zoned for up to 8 residents in a group-home type setting. On April 5, 2011, 20 of the 36 voters registered at the address voted, and a total of 7 same day voter registrations were corroborated by the senator's mother, Lena J. Taylor, including at least one felon who was ineligible to vote.||http://www.jsonline.com/news/milwaukee/lena-taylor-denies-fraud-allegation-js35a...||http://mediatrackers.org/wisconsin/2011/11/22/release-sen-lena-taylor-an-accesso...|
|Missouri||Abigail R Palmer||F||2015-04||Springfield municipal||2015-12||Multiple voting||Ineligible district voting||In person||1||1||Abigail R. Palmer was charged with a class one election offense (felony voter fraud), for voting twice in the April 2015 election. According to documents Greene County Clerk's office provided to the Sheriff's office, on April 7, Palmer voted at the Remington's Event Center, the proper polling site for the home address she had given to election officials. About an hour later, Palmer voted again, at the polling site at King's Way United Methodist Church. At this polling place she gave a different address that would allow her to vote at the church. Palmer told a Greene County sheriff's deputy she did not believe both of her votes would count toward the election. If convicted, she could face up to five years in prison and a $10,000 fine.||http://www.news-leader.com/story/news/politics/elections/2015/11/13/months-later...||http://www.news-leader.com/story/news/local/ozarks/2015/12/03/greene-county-woma...||http://themissouritimes.com/20135/possible-case-of-voter-fraud-investigated-in-g...|
|California||Molly Morales||F||2009||St. Helena school board||2010-02||Multiple voting||2||1||Molly Morales pleaded* guilty to a misdemeanor count of voter fraud after receiving two mail-in ballots for the Fall 2009 St. Helena school board election, one addressed to her and the other addressed to “Molly LaPointe,” and ﬁlling out and submitting both ballots. In exchange for her plea, a felony count of fraudulently signing a ballot was dismissed.||*Plea deal: 3 years probation, 150 hours community service, $1,100 ﬁne, $4,080 restitution||http://napavalleyregister.com/star/news/local/morales-pleads-guilty-to-voter-fra...||http://napavalleyregister.com/news/local/st-helena-recall-leader-charged-with-vo...|
|Louisiana||Pamela Thibodeaux (former St. Martinville City Council member)||F||2002||St. Martinville municipal||2003-12||Registration Fraud||Former St. Martinville City Council member Pamela Thibodeaux pleaded guilty to falsifying information on voter registration forms to allow people outside the district to vote for her in the 2002 city election. She was sentenced to three years’ probation, eight months’ home conﬁnement, and ordered to pay a $2,000 ﬁne and $1,500 in restitution.||3 years’ probation, 8 months’ home conﬁnement, and ordered to pay a $2,000 ﬁne and $1,500 in restitution.||http://www.wafb.com/story/1309212/voter-fraud-charges||http://www.wafb.com/story/3120955/voter-fraud-case-nearing-end|
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