|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|
|Ohio||Multiple cases - Delaware County||ResponsibleOhio||2015-08||Issue 3 referendum||Registration fraud||Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted sent “multiple cases” of potential voter-registration fraud by ResponsibleOhio to the Delaware County prosecutor for possible legal action. Voter registration forms submitted by The Strategy Network, the company owned by Ian James, executive director of ResponsibleOhio, appear to include “potential violations of election laws.”|
|Ohio||Melissa Monikisha Green||F||Petition Fraud||Melissa Monikisha Green was charged with prohibitions relating to petitions or declarations. Pleaded guilty to prohibited acts concerning declarations and petitions, felony.||6 months of probation|
|Ohio||Michelle Twiggs||F||Petition Fraud||2||Michelle Twiggs was charged with 2 counts prohibitions relating to petitions. Pleaded guilty to 1 count prohibited acts concerning declarations and petitions, felony. Other count dismissed.||6 months of probation|
|Connecticut||Abby M. Gross||F||Multiple Voting||Abby M. Gross was accused of voting in two towns. The Connecticut Elections Enforcement Commission investigation did not find evidence that Gross was voting twice and the complaint was dismissed.||Dismissed|
|Mississippi||Elberto Brown||M||Vote Buying||Paid undercover police officers $30 per vote, pleaded guilty to attempted bribery.||2 years probation and $500 fine|
|Idaho||Ronald Edwin Prior||M||Registration Fraud||Charged with illegal registrations by voter. Pleaded guilty.||$200 fine and 3 months probation. The case was later dismissed.|
|Connecticut||Mary Oleynick (former member of Democratic Town Committee)||F||D||Absentee/Mail||Illegal Assistance||Oleynick, a campaign volunteer, was accused of violating procedures for assisting people with absentee ballots and applications. The accusations were raised by a candidate who complained that fraud had taken place because more people voted absentee than usual.||Received a civil penalty of $5,000. Lost eligibility for certain election jobs. Ordered to resign from the Democratic Town Committee. Agreed not to solicit or assist with absentee ballots in the future.|
|Michigan||Willie David Branham||M||2002 2004 2006 2008||Multiple Voting||4||Willie and Darlene Branham (husband and wife) were accused of voting both in Michigan and in Florida in 2002, 2004, 2006 and 2008.|
|Texas||Gloria Tejada||F||Gloria Tejada was mailed a letter. No new violations were reported. Statue of limitations expired. Not charged.|
|Connecticut||Raquel Vishinsky||F||Absentee Ballot Fraud||Vishinsky, a city employee, was accused of voting an absentee ballot when he could have voted in person.||$200 fine and ordered to comply with the law in the future|
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