True the Vote Election Crimes Database

A nationwide compilation of election crimes prosecutions

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State Defendant Co-Defendants Sex Date Electionsort descending D/R Charged Convicted Type1 Type2 Type3 # Charges # Fraudulent Votes / Election Margin Description Sentence Source1 Source2 Source3 Source4 Source5 Follow Up
Connecticut Angelina Paul F Absentee/Mail Illegal Assistance Paul, who worked at the polls as a registrar and for a campaign, was accused of violating laws for assisting people with and handling absentee ballots. She also was accused of voting an absentee ballot when she was not qualified to. Civil penalty of $2,000. Ordered to comply with the law in the future. Lost eligibility to work certain jobs as an election official and handle absentee ballots.
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
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
Virginia Lamont Thomas Cabbagestalk M 2010-10 Registration Fraud Ineligible Voting 2 Lamont Thomas Cabbagestalk was charged with false statement on voter form and wrongfully voting. Guilty. (Mecklenburg County) http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/399943-virginia-fraud-cases.html
Washington Erin Coats F 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...
Connecticut Shannon Nygard 2008-11 Registration Fraud Ineligible district voting 1 A complaint was made that Richard Murray, Neill Bovaird, Kelly Way, Nancy Pilon, Janelle Rooks, M. Samantha Geiger, Amy Bovaird, Peter Nygard, Shannon Nygard and Angela Harwood were registered and in some cases voted in a place where they did not reside. An Election Commission investigation found that the defendants had registered in good faith with the belief that they did reside in the district in which they registered. The Commission found that had the Registrar's office been more thorough and done their due diligence, it would have found that the addresses provided were not within the required district and the voter registrations/voting would not have occurred. Not charged http://seec.ct.gov/e2casebase/data/fd/FD_2010_073.pdf
Alaska Unknown 5 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
Georgia Rochelle Robinson (election official) F Absentee Ballot Fraud Rochelle Robinson, an election official, published notice of L&A testing but did not test for a month after notice and misplaced 67 ballots. $1,000 civil penalty, cease and desist order and public reprimand https://web.archive.org/web/20161216002204/http://www.documentcloud.org/document...
Illinois Kenneth Davison Jerry Knight M D 2008-08 Petition Fraud Perjury Forgery 11 Kenneth Davison and Jerry Knight were working for Democratic state Sen. Terry Link in 2007. Indictments alleged that both men forged signatures and included dead voters on the nominating petition. Charged with 9 counts of perjury and 2 counts of forgery. Pleaded guilty to nine counts of perjury for signing a sworn statement on petitions that signatures were legitimate. (08CF3380) Sentenced to probation, 60 days in jail when not working and barred from campaign activity while on probation. http://newsblogs.chicagotribune.com/clout_st/2008/08/sen-link-campai.html http://prev.dailyherald.com/story/print/?id=313603 http://prev.dailyherald.com/story/?id=267738&src=329

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