|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|
|California||Ricardo Lopez-Munguia||M||2008-11||General||2012||Non-citizen voting||3||1||Ricardo Lopez-Munguia, a Mexican who was deported decades ago for drug trafficking, pleaded* guilty to living illegally in Escondido under a false identity, making a false claim to U.S. citizenship, and fraudulently voting in the 2008 U.S. presidential election. Lopez-Munguia assumed the identity of Gustavo Carranza-Madrigal, a U.S. citizen, and obtained a fraudulent California driver's license, a Social Security card and a U.S. passport. Lopez was set to be deported to Mexico upon completion of his sentence.||*Plea deal: Deportation||http://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/news/2012/Sep/07/escondido-mexican-man-admit...||https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/previously-deported-criminal-alien-pleads-guil...|
|Connecticut||Stephen M. Lanno||M||2004-11||Presidential||Multiple Voting||A complaint was made that Stephen M. Lanno may have voted in more than one town during the 2004 presidential election. An investigation found he did not.||Dismissed|
|California||Lisa Marrone||F||2016-09||California Valley CSD||2016-09||5||1||Lisa Marrone, a member of the California Valley Community Services District Board of Directors, was charged with felony election fraud, including voter registration fraud, fraudulent voting on election day, filing a false declaration of candidacy document, perjury by declaration, and offering a false instrument for recording, by the San Luis Obispo County District Attorney's Office. Marrone filed a Declaration of Candidacy for reelection to the Board claiming she was a resident of California Valley when she actually lived elsewhere and was ineligible to serve on the Board.||http://www.ksby.com/story/33097645/election-fraud-charges-filed-against-californ...|
|Michigan||Armani Asad (Hamtramck city council candidate)||Salim Ahmed, Mohammed Russell||M||2013-08||Hamtramck municipal primary||2013-09||Absentee/Mail||14||14||Armani Asad, Salim Ahmed, and Mohammed Russell were charged with a total of 41 counts of felony voter fraud for illegally possessing and returning 48 absentee ballots during Hamtramck's August 2013 primary election. It is a felony to possess or return absentee ballots unless you are the person voting, the voter's family member, a mail carrier, or an authorized official. Asad was charged with 14 counts, each of which carries a penalty of up to five years in prison.||http://www.deadlinedetroit.com/articles/6461/hamtramck_city_council_candidate_ch...||http://www.mlive.com/news/detroit/index.ssf/2013/09/three_charged_with_election_...||http://www.thehamtramckreview.com/three-face-felonies-for-ballot-delivery/|
|New Jersey||Edwin Cruz||Samuel Gonzalez (husband of Teresa Ruiz) John Fernandez Gianine Narvaez Edwin Cruz Jonathon Kowalski Antonio Santana Joaquin Caceres Angel Colon Sorinette Rosario||M||2007-11||General Assembly/State Senate (state Sen. Teresa Ruiz)||D||Absentee/mail||Impersonation||Forgery||Jonathon Kowalski, John Fernandez, and Edwin Cruz were each charged with conspiracy (2nd degree), election fraud (2nd degree), absentee ballot fraud (3rd degree), tampering with public records or information (3rd degree), and forgery (4th degree). Kowalski works in fund-raising at the North Ward Center, and Cruz and Fernandez both work for the Essex County Department of Economic Development. The charges are for tampering with documentation for messenger ballots, which are absentee ballots intended for use by homebound voters and fraudulently submitting such ballots as votes in the Nov. 6, 2007 general election.||http://njtoday.net/2009/12/01/essex-county-freeholder-indicted-for-ballot-fraud/|
|Virginia||Rick Harris||M||2011-02||Registration Fraud||Ineligible Voting||2||Rick Harris was charged with false statement on voter form and unqualified person voting. Guilty. (Nottoway County)||http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/399943-virginia-fraud-cases.html|
|Georgia||Marshall Avett||M||2008-06||Registration fraud||Ineligible voting||Accused of voting without having proper residence and lying on documents. (State Elections Board Case #2007-0038, City of Jackson)||$3,000 fine, cease and desist order and public reprimand||https://assets.documentcloud.org/documents/369066/georgia-response-with-cases.pd...|
|New Mexico||Matthew Valenzuela (friend of accused former city councilor Angelica Marquez)||Angelica Marquez Nelson Owens||M||2012-03||2012||Registration Fraud||Ineligible District Voting||1||Matthew Valenzuela, a family friend of accused former city councilor Angelica Marquez, reportedly accused of fraudulently registering to vote in Sunland Park, New Mexico despite living in El Paso. Charged with false voting, conspiracy to commit false voting and registration offenses.||http://el-paso-news.blogspot.com/2012/07/four-more-charged-in-sunland-park.html|
|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-...|
|Texas||Martha Estella Rodriguez||Jose Picasso||F||2010-05||Alton municipal||2012-12||Ineligible district voting||Registration fraud||1||1||Martha Estella Rodriguez, of Mission, pleaded* guilty to knowingly voting in an election for which she was ineligible to cast a ballot, a second-degree felony, in connection to a case involving dozens of people flagged by the City of Alton for voting discrepancies in its May 2010 election. Rodriguez was one of at least 23 people who changed their registration to an address on North Eagle Pass Street belonging to Alton mayoral candidate Jose Picasso in the two months leading up to the election. Rodriguez was given community supervision for two years, one day in jail and a $500 fine in the 398th state District Court.||*Plea deal: 1 day in jail, 2 years' community supervision, $500 fine||http://www.themonitor.com/news/local/mission-woman-pleads-guilty-to-illegal-voti...||http://www.themonitor.com/news/local/women-arrested-accused-of-illegal-voting/ar...||http://www.themonitor.com/news/local/former-alton-police-chief-commissioner-tied...|
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