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 Source1sort descending Source2 Source3 Source4 Source5 Follow Up
Indiana Jimmy Franklin M 2003 Democratic Mayoral Primary OTHER 1 Jimmy Franklin was charged as part of a fraud case brought by the Lake County Joint Voter Task Force that ultimately overturned the result of the 2003 East Chicago Democratic mayoral primary. Claimed that he got a ballot in the mail that his landlord told him to relinquish. Charged with 1 count obstruction of justice. Charges dismissed because of defendant's death. Dismissed due to defendant's death. https://www.highbeam.com/doc/1N1-0FF62E945C7E45B1.html
Indiana Robert Croy M 2003 Democratic primary D Ineligible district voting 1 Robert and Dolores Croy pleaded* guilty to voter fraud during the 2003 Democratic primary, illegally voting in East Chicago when they lived in Hobart. As part of their sentences, Lake Superior Court Judge Salvador Vasquez ordered each to make public apologies. Robert and Dolores Croy pleaded* guilty to voter fraud in the 2003 Democratic primary, illegally voting in East Chicago when they lived in Hobart. As part of their sentences, Lake Superior Court Judge Salvador Vasquez ordered each to make public apologies. https://www.highbeam.com/doc/1N1-10BDF39045D8A4A0.html
Indiana Dolores Croy F 2003 Democratic primary D Ineligible district voting 1 Dolores and Robert Croy pleaded* guilty to voter fraud during the 2003 Democratic primary, illegally voting in East Chicago when they lived in Hobart. As part of their sentences, Lake Superior Court Judge Salvador Vasquez ordered each to make public apologies. Dolores and Robert Croy pleaded* guilty to voter fraud in the 2003 Democratic primary, illegally voting in East Chicago when they lived in Hobart. As part of their sentences, Lake Superior Court Judge Salvador Vasquez ordered each to make public apologies. https://www.highbeam.com/doc/1N1-10BDF39045D8A4A0.html
Indiana Christopher Lopez M 2003 East Chicago Democratic mayoral primary D 2005 Ineligible district voting 4 Christopher Lopez was charged as part of a fraud case brought by the Lake County Joint Voter Task Force that ultimately overturned the result of the 2003 East Chicago Democratic mayoral primary. Son of contractor and "political insider" Mickey Lopez and brother of Michael Lopez. Charged with 3 counts voting in other precinct, 1 count unauthorized entries at polls. Pleaded guilty to unauthorized entries at polls, a misdemeanor. Other counts dismissed. 60 days of probation https://www.highbeam.com/doc/1N1-10F441B1C90C6800.html http://www.discoverthenetworks.org/viewSubCategory.asp?id=2214 http://www.nwitimes.com/sports/arrests-planned-on-voter-fraud-charges/article_8d...
Indiana Michael Lopez M 2003 East Chicago Democratic mayoral primary D 2005 Ineligible district voting 4 Michael Lopez was charged as part of a fraud case brought by the Lake County Joint Voter Task Force that ultimately overturned the result of the 2003 East Chicago Democratic mayoral primary. Son of contractor and "political insider" Mickey Lopez and brother of Christopher Lopez. Charged with 3 counts voting in other precinct and 1 count unauthorized entries at polls. Pleaded guilty to unauthorized entries at polls, a misdemeanor. Other counts dismissed. $1000 fine https://www.highbeam.com/doc/1N1-10F441B1C90C6800.html
Indiana ADDED SOURCE Randy Morris (police officer) M 2003 Democratic Mayoral Primary Ineligible district voting 1 Randy Morris, a police officer, was charged as part of a fraud case brought by the Lake County Joint Voter Task Force that ultimately overturned the result of the 2003 East Chicago Democratic mayoral primary. Charged with 1 count voting in other precinct. All charges dismissed. Dismissed https://www.highbeam.com/doc/1N1-113B189B4A24F838.html
Illinois Eugene Kryczka (former candidate for Antioch Township assessor) M 2009-04 Municipal 2009-03 Petition Fraud Perjury Forgery 5 Eugene Kryczka, a candidate for Antioch Township assessor for the April 7, 2009 election, turned himself into police before the election and admitted to forging 50 signatures on 28 petitions. Charged with perjury and falsifying signatures on petitions he filed to run. Pleaded guilty to perjury. (09CF1139) 2 years of probation and a $500 fine https://www.highbeam.com/doc/1N1-1276C28196EC9F30.html http://prev.dailyherald.com/story/?id=280495&src=3
Indiana Larry Battle M 2003 Democratic primary D 2005-07 Ineligible district voting 7 3 Larry Battle pleaded* guilty to three counts of voter fraud for voting outside his precinct in the 2003 Democratic primary after the Joint Task Force on Vote Fraud charged him with seven counts of violating election laws. *Plea deal: 2 years in prison https://www.highbeam.com/doc/1P3-1124794661.html http://www.discoverthenetworks.org/viewSubCategory.asp?id=2214 http://dailysignal.com/2015/08/11/nearly-300-cases-the-extent-of-voter-fraud-in-...
Indiana Florentino Guillen (city employee) M 2003 East Chicago Democratic mayoral primary D 2006 Absentee Ballot Fraud Ineligible district voting Perjury 3 1 Florentino Guillen, city school custodian, charged as part of a fraud case brought by the Lake County Joint Voter Task Force that ultimately overturned the result of the 2003 East Chicago Democratic mayoral primary. Admitted in court that he listed a false address on his absentee ballot application, the address of his cousin, Ray Guillen, and that he picked up his absentee ballot application from the mayor's campaign headquarters. Charged with 1 count of fraudulent application for ballots, 1 count voting in other precinct, 1 count perjury. Pleaded guilty to voting in other precinct, a misdemeanor. Other counts dismissed. 1 year of probation https://www.highbeam.com/doc/1P3-1132898961.html https://www.highbeam.com/doc/1N1-0FF62EAC45EB8421.html http://www.discoverthenetworks.org/viewSubCategory.asp?id=2214
Missouri Carmen Davis F 2007-01 Registration Fraud Four individuals working for ACORN on a voter registration drive were indicted on Federal charges of filing false voter registration applications. Davis pleaded guilty in federal court to voter registration fraud. 120 days in halfway house https://www.highbeam.com/doc/1P3-1278536441.html http://nlpc.org/stories/2007/06/04/acorn-worker-pleads-guilty-vote-fraud-kansas-... http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1891765/posts

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