|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|
|Florida||William Hazard||M||2012||2014||Registration fraud||9||William Hazard pleaded* guilty to one charge of felony voter registration fraud and three misdemeanor charges of attempted submission of false voter registration information. Hazard willfully submitted false voter registration forms while assisting in a state-wide voter registration drive.||Plea Deal: 10 days in jail, 36 months probation, $7,500 ﬁne||http://www.wptv.com/news/region-s-palm-beach-county/boynton-beach/william-hazard...||http://www.palmbeachpost.com/news/news/breaking-news/man-gets-10-days-jail-3-yea...|
|Florida||William Lambrigger||Michelle Lambrigger||M||Multiple||Ineligible District Voting||6||William Lambrigger and his wife Michelle admitted that they voted in elections in which they were no longer eligible to vote, voting in Lee County and Cape Coral municipal elections while residing in Charlotte County for six years.||http://www.nbc-2.com/story/25019396/elections-office-asks-state-to-investigate-v...||http://www.electionlawcenter.com/uncategorized/florida-voter-fraud-a-misundersta...||3/2/16: COULD NOT FIND SENTENCING INFO. CALLED STATE ATTNY OFFICE 239-533-1000. WAS PUT INTO VOICEMAIL OF INVESTIGATOR AND LEFT MESSAGE.|
|New York||William McInerney||Anthony DiFiglio William McInerney Anthony Renna John Brown Clement Campana Gary Galuski Michael LoPorto Ed McDonough Kevin McGrath||M||2009-09||Working Families Party Primary||D||Absentee/mail||Impersonation||Forgery||1||William McInerney admitted to forging hundreds of ballots and applications but only had to plead* guilty to one in exchange for his testimony. He confessed to targeting those in low-income housing situations, and admitted to committing forgery since at least 2007. During the trial for LoPorto and McDonough, defense attorney Brian Premo suggested that McInerney could have been charged with several hundred felonies. He was given 90 days in a Rensselaer County Sheriff’s Department work program and avoided jail time.||*Plea deal: 90 days in a county work program||https://web.archive.org/web/20130316033640/http://menrec.com/four-ny-democrats-s...||http://www.timesunion.com/local/article/Ballot-fraud-case-testimony-continues-22...||http://www.timesunion.com/local/article/Trial-set-for-Jan-17-in-ballot-fraud-cas...||http://www.timesunion.com/local/article/Democrat-admits-role-in-voter-fraud-case...|
|Kentucky||William Proffitt||Jeffrey Newport Martha Hughes Tony Gumm Corey Page Michael Page||M||2006-11||General||Vote buying||William Proffitt pleaded* guilty to conspiring to buy votes in the 2006 Monroe County general election, along with Jeffrey Newport, Tony Gumm, Martha Hughes, Corey Page, and Michael Page. From October to November 7, 2006, the group conspired to pay voters to cast walk-in absentee ballots.||*Plea deal: 2 years probation, $1000 fine||http://www.wbko.com/home/headlines/4_Monroe_Countians_Sentenced_in_Vote-Buying_S...||https://www.fbi.gov/louisville/press-releases/2011/tompkinsville-man-sentenced-i...||https://www.fbi.gov/louisville/press-releases/2011/final-defendant-pleads-guilty...|
|Washington||William Richards||M||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.||http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/394076-washington-snohomish-county-respon...|
|Kentucky||William Stivers (former precinct worker)||Cletus Maricle Douglas C. Adams Freddy W. Thompson Stanley Bowling Charles Wayne Jones William Bart Morris Debra L. Morris||M||2002 2004 2006||2009-07||Vote Buying||Circuit Court Judge Cletus Maricle, and seven others (Douglas C. Adams, Freddy W. Thompson, Stanley Bowling, Charles Wayne Jones, William Stivers, William Bart Morris and Debra L. Morris) were convicted in 2010 in a massive vote-buying scheme that ran through several elections. After a seven-week trial, the defendants were convicted on various charges they faced, which included vote-buying, mail fraud, extortion and money laundering. Several convicted major drug dealers testified during the trial about how easy it was to spread many thousands of dollars around to buy votes.||In 2010 sentenced to 24 years in prison. Appeal resulted in new trial being set and Stivers then pleaded guilty and was sentenced to time served, 100 days of home incarceration, 2 years' probation and 200 hours of public service.||http://www.kentucky.com/news/state/kentucky/article44027145.html||http://www.wbko.com/home/headlines/5-from-Clay-County-Plead-Guilty-in-Vote-Fraud...||http://www.courier-journal.com/story/news/local/2014/04/10/ex-judge-three-others...||http://www.kentucky.com/news/local/watchdog/article44482503.html|
|Virginia||William Tanner||M||2003-12||Ineligible Voting||2||William Tanner was charged with unqualified person voting. Guilty. (Mecklenburg County)||http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/399943-virginia-fraud-cases.html|
|Michigan||Willie David Branham||M||2002 2004 2006 2008||Multiple Voting||4||Willie and Darlene Branham (husband and wife) were accused of voting both in Michigan and in Florida in 2002, 2004, 2006 and 2008.|
|Texas||Willie Howard Ray||2004||Primary||Absentee/Mail||Illegal assistance||7||7||Willie Howard Ray pleaded* guilty to one count of absentee ballot fraud (TEC 86.006) after being charged with seven counts of illegal possession of another's ballot in the 2004 primary election. Additional allegations included unlawfully obstructing a poll watcher, witnessing multiple ballot applications, and providing illegal assistance.||*Plea deal: 8 months deferred adjudication, $200 fine||http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/404105-texas-ag-response.html||Bowie: 06M1309-CCL|
|Georgia||Willie James Hall||M||2011-08||Absentee/Mail||1||Hall voted absentee ballot meant for his son. (State Elections Board Case #2010-01001109489)||Cease and desist order order and public reprimand||https://assets.documentcloud.org/documents/369066/georgia-response-with-cases.pd...|
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