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 Type2 Type3sort descending # Charges # Fraudulent Votes / Election Margin Description Sentence Source1 Source2 Source3 Source4 Source5 Follow Up
Connecticut Manolis Sfinarolakis M Ineligible district voting The Democratic and Republican Registrars of Voters brought a complaint against Manolis Sfinarolakis for claiming his parent's home as his residence. Information showed that the claimed address was not actually his primary residence. The Connecticut Elections Enforcement Commission investigation concluded there was insufficient evidence that Sfinarolakis had abandonded a claim to bona fide residence at his parent's home. Matter was dismissed. Dismissed http://seec.ct.gov/e2casebase/data/fd/FD_2011_005.pdf
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...
Kentucky Grant County - Name Unknown 2010 Registration Fraud An unnamed individual was charged with wrongful registration. Charge was handled through diversion. http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/399240-kentucky-statewide-cases.html
Oregon Jorge Jesus Hosier M 2005-03 Registration Fraud 4 Jorge Jesus Hosier was accused of filling out a voter registration card using his younger brother's name. Charged with 3 counts of making false statements under election laws and 1 count of forgery in the first degree. Pleaded guilty. 80 sanction units, 90 jail units, 3 years of probation, and $1,845 in court fines and restitution http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/366805-oregon-prosecuted-cases-log-to-ari...
Washington Sharon Walker F 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 Joan Rae F 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...
Mississippi Martha "Cat" Gardner F 2005-05 Mayoral 2006-02 Absentee/Mail Illegal Assistance 37 Martha "Cat" Gardner was charged with 37 counts voter fraud pertaining to assistance provided to multiple individuals in obtaining and voting absentee ballots. Pleaded guilty to one count, all other counts retired. (Case #HK2006-014, Chicksaw County) 5 years in Mississippi Department of Corrections, suspended. 30 months of probation and a total of $391.50 in court costs and fees. http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/400687-florida-chickasaw-county-with-case... http://djournal.com/news/gardner-pleads-guilty-to-voter-fraud/
Virginia Tyrone Stith 2007 2008 2013-04 Registration fraud - ineligible felon 1 0 In April 2013, a grand jury indicted Tyrone Stith 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...
Texas Ann Marie Marsh F 2009 Municipal Ineligible district voting 1 1 Ann Marie Marsh was charged with one count of illegally voting while ineligible (TEC 64.012) in a 2009 municipal election. Dismissed Smith: 241-1681-11
New Jersey Inocencio Jimenez 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 Inocencio Jimenez of Paterson; Lucia A. Guzman of Paterson; Ana Vely-Gomez of Paterson; Belkis M. Cespedes 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

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