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 Convictedsort descending Type1 Type2 Type3 # Charges # Fraudulent Votes / Election Margin Description Sentence Source1 Source2 Source3 Source4 Source5 Follow Up
North Carolina Flake Huggins (Statesville City Councilman, Ward 6) Rhonda Williams Willie Williams Jr. Christopher Williams M 2011-11 Statesville municipal runoff Aiding and abetting voter fraud Obstruction of justice 2 0 Statesville City Councilman Flake Huggins was indicted by a grand jury on charges stemming from a voter fraud investigation. Huggins, who represents Ward 6 on the council, is being charged with one count of common law aiding and abetting and one count of obstruction of justice, which are Class I and Class H felonies respectively. The charges are related to Huggins’ alleged knowledge of votes illegally cast by family members in the November run-off between Huggins and challenger J.D. Williams. Those family members – sister Rhonda Williams, brother-in-law Willie Williams Jr. and nephew Christopher Williams – were indicted for one count each of illegally voting. Christopher Williams also faces an obstruction of justice charge. All of these charges are also felonies. According to North Carolina General Statute 15A-1340.17, Class H and Class I felony convictions carry minimum prison sentences of three and four months respectively. http://www.statesville.com/news/council-members-standing-by-huggins/article_6910...
North Carolina Pasco Parker M 2012-11 General Multiple voting (different states) 1 2 Pasco Parker received the maximum sentence from Judge Robert Martelle after Parker admitted to voting in three states during the same November 2012 federal election - North Carolina, Florida, and Tennessee - which is a felony under both state and federal law. Parker was sentenced to 6 to 17 months, but it was suspended and he was placed on supervised probation for 24 months. He also was ordered to complete 48 hours of community service, pay a $250 fee, a $190 court cost and a $500 fine. 6 to 17 months (suspended), 24 months supervised probation, 48 hours of community service, plus a $250 fee, a $190 court cost and a $500 fine. http://voterintegrityproject.com/vote-fraud-confirmed/ http://voterintegrityproject.com/perp-5-nabbed/ http://www.newsobserver.com/news/politics-government/politics-columns-blogs/unde...
Colorado 2016 General Petition fraud Forgery 0 Colorado's Attorney General is investigating a case of possible forged signatures after the Secretary of State's Office alerted the AG to possible fake signatures on a petition for a ballot issue to raise the minimum wage initiated by Colorado Families for a Fair Wage. The Secretary of State's Office identified about 50 questionable signatures from three pages of one petition that were turned in by the same signature collector. http://www.thedenverchannel.com/news/front-range/denver/possible-forged-signatur...
Colorado Unknown impersonators (multiple) Multiple Absentee/Mail Impersonation Multiple deceased voters were found to be on Colorado's voter rolls and having one or more fraudulent votes cast in their names months or years after their deaths. CBS4 discovered the fraudulent voting by comparing databases of voting histories in Colorado against a federal death database. A review of the findings by the Secretary of State’s office confirmed at least 78 dead voters remained eligible to vote. Sara Sosa of Colorado Springs died on Oct. 14, 2009, but voting records show ballots cast for Sosa in 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013. Her husband, Miguel, died on Sept. 26, 2008, but records show a vote was cast in his name in 2009. Nell "Ma" Cluck died Feb. 1, 2009, but a vote was cast in her name in Nov. 2009. John Grosso of Denver, a World War II veteran who died Dec. 13, 2004, but was shown as voting at a polling place two years later, in a 2006 primary. http://denver.cbslocal.com/2016/09/22/cbs4-investigation-finds-dead-voters-casti...
Florida Helen Elizabeth Exavier F Non-citizen voting Helen Elizabeth Exavier was one of 15 non citizens charged with voting in various elections. Four of the defendants were also charged with making false claims of citizenship. Ten defendants were convicted, one was acquitted and charges against the remaining four defendants were dismissed. The case against Exavier was dismissed. Dismissed https://www.eac.gov/assets/1/workflow_staging/Page/61.PDF
Georgia Richard Powell M Petition Fraud Richard Powell was accused of not signing an affidavit of petition circulator in the presence of a notary. https://web.archive.org/web/20161216002204/http://www.documentcloud.org/document...
Mississippi Carrie Windham F 2009-04 A complaint was filed against Carrie Windham on 4/6/09, according to The Public Integrity Division Case View PI-09-00035. Charges involved "financial crimes" related to voter fraud. http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/370944-mississippi-2nd-cases.html
Texas Frank Ross M Frank Ross was charged with illegal voting in Henderson County. No additional information available.
Washington James Minard M 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...
Washington Tanya Padilla F Tanya Padilla was suspected of being an "unqualified person voting", but there was insufficient evidence to pursue. http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/368706-washington-clark-county-response-w...

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