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 Convicted Type1 Type2sort descending Type3 # Charges # Fraudulent Votes / Election Margin Description Sentence Source1 Source2 Source3 Source4 Source5 Follow Up
New Mexico Mary Ann O'Brien Luz Vargas F 2012-03 Sunland Park municipal 2012-06 Ineligible district voting 4 1 Authorities say 56-year-old Luz Vargas registered El Paso, Texas, resident Mary Ann O'Brien to vote in Sunland Park's municipal election in March. They were charged with false voting, conspiracy to commit false voting, registration offenses, falsifying election documents and false swearing. http://krwg.org/post/two-more-charged-voter-fraud-sunland-park
New York Luisa Duran (mother of candidate Victor Pichardo) F 2013-09 Bronx Assembly special - Democrat primary D The 2013 special election for a Bronx Assembly seat — where just 72 votes separated the two top finishers — was mired with fraud that included the winning candidate’s mom working at a poll site where at least one machine wouldn’t even allow people to vote for the challengers. As a result, Hector Ramirez, who lost narrowly to Victor Pichardo in the primary, urged the governor’s Office and federal authorities to look into why there were no levers next to his name — and several other vanquished candidates — on several other machines at other locations when voters went to the polls. Ramirez was one of seven candidates vying for disgraced Assemblyman Nelson Castro’s seat. Another candidate, Haile Rivera, who lost by 310 votes, said his poll watchers caught Pichardo’s mother, Luisa Duran, working a table at Public School 33 on Jerome Ave. — a polling place known for having one of the highest voter turnouts. Pichardo admitted that his mother was a poll worker — a violation of New York State law — but insisted everything was on the up and up. http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/bronx/machine-politics-fraud-filled-bronx-ra...
Washington Anthony Valenti M Registration Fraud 1 A charge of registration fraud against Anthony Valenti was found to have Insufficient evidence to pursue. http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/368706-washington-clark-county-response-w...
Maine Derek Abbott M Multiple years Multiple Multiple Voting Admitted to voting twice in multiple elections. The elections included, local, state and federal elections. Pleaded guilty under a deferred disposition agreement which allowed him to withdraw his guilty plea if he completed 120 hours of community service. 120 hours of community service http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/403897-maine-ag-response-with-cases.html
Connecticut Sharon Ferucci (Democratic registrar of voters) F D Absentee/Mail Sharon Ferucci, the democratic registrar of voters, was accused of breaking procedures related to the supervision of absentee voting in a nursing home. $1,000 fine and ordered to comply with the law in the future
Texas Norma Lopez F 2008 Primary Absentee/Mail 8 8 Norma Lopez pleaded* guilty to one count of absentee ballot fraud after being charged with eight counts of illegally returning marked ballots (TEC 86.006) in the 2008 primary election. *Plea deal: 180 days in jail (suspended), 12 months probation, 40 hours community service, $200 fine http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/404105-texas-ag-response.html Jim Wells/Live Oak: 20067
Arizona Carol Hannah F 2010 General R Multiple Voting 1 Carol Hannah was registered to vote in both Arizona and Colorado. She voted in the 2010 Colorado election by mail and at an Arizona polling place on Election Day 2010. The double votes were detected by the Interstate Voter Registration Crosscheck Program. 3 years of supervised probation and $1,000 fine. http://www.azcentral.com/story/news/arizona/politics/2014/05/06/bullhead-city-wo... http://arkansasgopwing.blogspot.com/2015/07/10-examples-of-voter-fraud-across.ht...
Wisconsin Ethel M. Anderson F Ineligible felon voting Ethel M. Anderson was accused of knowingly voting while being a convicted felon. 14 months on probation and $100 fine http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/396135-eac.html
North Carolina Joshua Workman M 2000 2002 General and Primary Non-citizen voting 4 Joshua Workman, a Canadian citizen, was indicted and charged with voting and related offenses in the 2000 and 2002 primary and general elections. He pleaded guilty to providing false information to elections officials and to a federal agency. (Case #1:03-CR- 00038, Western District of North Carolina)
Missouri Brandon E. Jones M 2004 General Multiple Voting 1 Brandon E. Jones pleaded guilty to voting twice in the 2004 presidential election. http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/396135-eac.html

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