|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|
|Michigan||Forrest Smith||M||2010||Democrat Primary||OTHER||Rita Smith and her son, Forrest Smith, were accused of submitting false elections paperwork in connection with the 2010 primary for a state senate seat. The goal was to inflate the unknown candidates on the ballot to benefit candidate Lamar Lemmons Jr.||http://www.michigan.gov/ag/0,4534,7-164--269660--,00.html|
|Florida||Laverne V. Haynes||"Madison 9"||F||2010||Madison school board||2011-11||Absentee/Mail||Perjury||5||2||Laverne V. Haynes, one of the"Madison 9," was charged with two counts of felony fraud in connection with casting a vote, two counts of perjury by false written declaration, and one count of providing a false report to law enforcement authorities, as part of a scheme to illegally request, distribute, and collect absentee ballots in the 2010 Madison school board election. Charges against Haynes were dismissed.||Dismissed||http://www.wctv.tv/home/headlines/Madison_County_Officials_Arrested_for_Voter_Fr...|
|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...|
|Connecticut in original but not coded spreadsheet. 2/8/17 - emailed Ellen. She indicated it was a spelling mistake/duplicate. Linda Moore.||Linda Morre||F||Absentee/Mail||Illegal assistance||Linda Morre admitted to soliciting absentee ballot applications from Shaw's Supermarket employees and not signing her name to the applications.||$500 fine||http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/Absentee-ballot-fraud-has-long-history-in-223...|
|Georgia||Jean Miller||F||2010||Ineligible district voting||Miller was accused of voting in a race when she was unqualified to do so, because she claimed an address where she no longer resided.||$500 fine, cease and desist order and a public reprimand||https://web.archive.org/web/20161201211812/http://www.documentcloud.org/document...|
|Mississippi||Jennifer Rankin||F||Jennifer Rankin, of Simpson County, was charged with voter fraud.|
|Rhode Island||Agnes Mancini||F||Registration Fraud||Ineligible district voting||1||Anthony and Agnes Mancini were accused of being residents of Smithfield, Rhode Island, but being registered to vote and voting using Mr. Mancini's business address in Johnston, Rhode Island.||http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/368319-rhode-island-2nd-response.html|
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