True the Vote Election Crimes Database

A nationwide compilation of election crimes prosecutions

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State Defendant Co-Defendants Sexsort descending Date Election D/R Charged Convicted Type1 Type2 Type3 # Charges # Fraudulent Votes / Election Margin Description Sentence Source1 Source2 Source3 Source4 Source5 Follow Up
New Jersey Ana Vely-Gomez Rigo Rodriguez Lissette Rodriguez Juan Jimenez Belkis M. Cespedes Ana Vely-Gomez Lucia A. Guzman Inocencio Jimenez Jose Ramon Ruiz Dalila Rodriguez Octavio A. Dominguez Juana A. Gil Jose E. Gonzalez Loudes Inoa Ricardo A. Fermin-Cepeda Wilson A. Torres 2010-05 Paterson city council D 2010-12 Absentee/mail Ballot tampering Ana Vely-Gomez of Paterson; Belkis M. Cespedes of Paterson; Lucia A. Guzman of Paterson; Inocencio Jimenez of Paterson; and Jose Ramon Ruiz of Prospect Park, were arrested on charges of second- and third-degree voter fraud and third-degree tampering with public record. Dalila Rodriguez of Paterson, Wilson A. Torres of Paterson, Octavio A. Dominguez of Elmwood Park; Juana A. Gil of Paterson; Jose E. Gonzalez of Paterson; and Loudes Inoa of Paterson were charged with third-degree voter fraud and third-degree tampering with public records. Ricardo A. Fermin-Cepeda of Paterson, was charged with second- and third-degree voter fraud and third-degree tampering with public records but is currently a fugitive. The defendants all allegedly acted as bearers/messengers for mail-in (absentee) ballots. The complaint summonses allege that the defendants tampered with mail-in ballots and/or voted mail-in ballots on behalf of voters who did not receive the ballots or who did not authorize them to vote for them. http://www.nj.gov/oag/newsreleases10/pr20101202b.html
Connecticut Lynn Appleby Absentee/Mail Appleby, a city employee, was accused of voting an absentee ballot when he could have voted in person. $200 fine and ordered to comply with the law in the future
Kentucky Whitley County - Name Unknown 2002 Registration Fraud 1 An unnamed individual was charged with one count of destruction of registration records. Charge dismissed. Dismissed http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/399240-kentucky-statewide-cases.html
California Unknown impersonator used identity of Forrest Downie (deceased 2005) 2008-11 General In person Impersonation 0 1 Someone used the identity of Forrest Downie to vote in person in 2008, even though Mr. Downie died in 2005. None - no way to identify the impersonator http://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/news/2014/aug/13/more-deceased-voters-san-di... http://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/news/2014/jul/19/votes-cast-eight-more-decea...
Kansas Johnson County - Names Unknown 2010 Absentee Ballot Fraud A voter received an advance ballot for which he didn't apply, and another person was accused of filling out the application. No action taken. http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/366880-kansas-2nd-response-part-1.html
Mississippi ADDED SOURCE Mon Cree Allen 2007 2008-08 Mon CreeAllen, Circuit Clerk of Wilkinson County, was accused of voter fraud. http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/370944-mississippi-2nd-cases.html
North Carolina Contested Election: Greg Cummings vs. Allen Dial 2015-11 Pembroke municipal Contested Election Ineligible district voting The State Board of Elections granted a new election for mayor of Pembroke, due to voter “irregularities," possible fraud and “systematic” errors made by the Robeson County Board of Elections. Allen Dial, a former town councilman, has not taken the oath of office as mayor because of residency challenges filed by Greg Cummings, the second-highest vote-getter in the race. Cummings, who finished 11 votes behind Dial, had challenged the residencies of 24 voters. At a hearing before the local board of elections, Cummings was able to show 11 of the challenged voters were ineligible to vote because they did not live at the addresses they gave when they cast their ballots. New election ordered. https://robesonian.com/news/83625/2-new-elections-ordered http://www.fayobserver.com/news/local/new-elections-ordered-for-pembroke-mayor-o... http://robesonian.com/opinion/82507/pembroke-election-flunks-smell-test
Kansas Johnson County - Name Unknown 2004 Multiple Voting 1 A person was accused of voting in Missouri and Kansas. Prosecuted by US Attorney, pleaded guilty to misdemeanor. http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/366880-kansas-2nd-response-part-1.html
Wisconsin Lavelle Morris 2010 Ineligible felon voting 2 1 Lavelle Morris pleaded guilty to Voting by Disqualified Person (Felon) (Felony Class I). A second charge of Providing False Information to Election Official was dismissed. Morris was sentenced to 90 days incarceration. *Plea deal: 90 days in jail http://www.maciverinstitute.com/2010/10/acorn-worker-pleads-guilty-to-vote-fraud...
Virginia Brenda Lee Harris 2007 2008 2013-04 Registration fraud - ineligible felon 1 0 In April 2013, a grand jury indicted Brenda Lee Harris and five other convicted felons on charges of giving false statements when registering to vote. The registrations occurred in 2007 and 2008. The six were each indicted on a felony count of election fraud: Mark Winfield Atwater of Portsmouth; James Edward Dorsey of Portsmouth; Brenda Lee Harris of Virginia Beach; Tyrone Stith of Chesapeake; Lisa Charlotte White of Portsmouth; and Delphine Williams of Portsmouth. Nearly 20 cases were referred to the office of Commonwealth's Attorney, but the office is prosecuting only those that were clearly intending to deceive. http://pilotonline.com/news/local/crime/six-felons-indicted-on-voter-fraud-alleg...

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