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 Type2sort descending Type3 # Charges # Fraudulent Votes / Election Margin Description Sentence Source1 Source2 Source3 Source4 Source5 Follow Up
Rhode Island Keith Costa M 2004 Primary Ineligible district voting 1 Keith and Robert Costa, father and son, were each charged with one count of fraudulent voting when they allegedly did not use their actual address when they voted in a primary. http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/368319-rhode-island-2nd-response.html
Connecticut Melissa Engel F 2010-11 Municipal Referendum Absentee Ballot Fraud Douglas Logan and Melissa Engel were alleged to have impermissibly handled absentee ballot applications and/or absentee ballots. An investigation by the The Connecticut Elections Enforcement Commission concluded Logan and Engel's assisted "family", which is permissible. Matter was dismissed. Dismissed http://seec.ct.gov/e2casebase/data/fd/FD_2011_113.pdf
Alaska Alvaro Jimenez-Aguilar M 2010-03 Registration fraud - non-citizen 2 0 Alvaro Jimenez-Aguilar, an illegal alien who overstayed a six-month visitor visa and stole the identity of his deceased nephew Andres Martin Kellerman, pleaded* guilty to falsely claiming to be a U.S. citizen, filing a false Social Security application, and illegally registering to vote in Alaska in 2010. *Plea deal: Time served, one year of supervised release, transfer to ICE HSI for deportation https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/anchorage-man-sentenced-falsely-claiming-us-ci...
Mississippi Joseph Lee Anderson M 2013-09 Hattiesburg Mayoral Special 1 1 Three of seven defendants indicted on voter fraud connected to the 2013 Hattiesburg mayoral elections pleaded guilty last week to misdemeanor charges in 12th District Circuit Court. Alethea Michelle Shaw, 46, Carmon Yvette Anderson, 53, and Joseph Lee Anderson, 53, each pleaded* guilty to a charge of voting out of district of legal domicile. Shaw works as public defender for the City of Hattiesburg’s Municipal Court. Carmon Anderson works as human resources director for the Hattiesburg Public School District. Each defendant received a suspended sentence of six months, was fined $200 and ordered to pay $220.84 court costs. Shaw was cited for voting in the June 4, 2013, general election even though her legal residence was listed in Lamar County outside Hattiesburg city limits. The Andersons were cited for voting in the Sept. 24, 2013, mayoral special election even though their legal residence was listed in Moselle. The indictments were connected to alleged voting irregularities in the 2013 Hattiesburg mayoral race between incumbent Mayor Johnny DuPree and former Ward 4 City Councilman Dave Ware. After a year-long investigation, two Forrest County grand juries handed down seven misdemeanor indictments in October 2014. Twelfth Circuit Court District Attorney Patricia Burchell said ithat her office had investigated “numerous complaints” and presented them to sitting grand juries in January and July 2014. *Plea deal: 6 months (suspended), $200 fine plus $220.84 court costs http://www.hattiesburgamerican.com/story/news/local/hattiesburg/2014/12/01/althe...
North Carolina Robert Dean Hudson M 2016-11 General Ineligible felon voting 1 Robert Dean Hudson, who was was convicted of a felony in September 2016 and sentenced to probation, illegally cast a ballot in the 2016 general election during early voting on Oct. 20. A voter filed a protest of Hudson's ineligible vote with the Cleveland County Board of Elections, which will hold a hearing and determine further action. http://www.shelbystar.com/news/20161118/cleveland-county-board-to-hear-felon-vot...
Georgia Tracie Lott (daughter of candidate) F Illegal assistance Tracie Lott was accused of unlawfully assisting voters when her father was a candidate on the ballot. Case dismissed. Dismisssed https://web.archive.org/web/20161226021856/http://www.documentcloud.org/document...
Kansas Wyandotte County - Names Unknown Impersonation People were accused of voting for their spouses. Provisional ballots not counted. (multiple cases) http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/366880-kansas-2nd-response-part-1.html
North Dakota Jamie Rodahl M 2004-11 General 2005-01 Multiple Voting 1 Jamie Rodahl was accused of voting an absentee ballot and going to the polls on Election Day and voting again. http://bismarcktribune.com/news/local/voting-twice-results-in-misdemeanor-charge...
Ohio Michelle Twiggs F Petition Fraud 2 Michelle Twiggs was charged with 2 counts prohibitions relating to petitions. Pleaded guilty to 1 count prohibited acts concerning declarations and petitions, felony. Other count dismissed. 6 months of probation
Minnesota Lisa May Burleson F 2008-11 General 2011 Ineligible felon voting 1 Burleson was accused of voting after pleading guilty to felony theft in 2006 and before her voting rights were restored. http://www.twincities.com/2011/08/17/richfield-man-among-6-accused-of-illegal-vo... http://www.duluthnewstribune.com/content/6-face-charges-illegal-voting-duluth-ir...

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