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 Type3 # Charges # Fraudulent Votes / Election Margin Description Sentence Source1 Source2 Source3sort descending Source4 Source5 Follow Up
Michigan Bobbie Baker (former city council member) Frank Fields Zedora Miller Angela Smith 2001-01 Ecorse City Council 2003-01 Absentee Ballot Fraud 8 Felony charges were filed against Angela Smith, Frank Fields, Zedora Miller and Bobbie Baker. The four were accused of handling and tampering with absentee voter ballots stemming from the January 9, 2001, election for Ecorse City Council. Baker, a member of the Ecorse City Council, was charged with 5 counts of improper return of an Absentee Voter Ballot and 3 counts of conspiracy to improperly return Absentee Voter Ballots,1607,7-164-46849_47203-58997--,00.html
Georgia Horace Gresham M Horace Gresham pleaded guilty in criminal court for false statements on documents. Sent letter of reprimand because of double jeopardy concerns
Kentucky Naomi Johnson Jackie Jennings Earl Young F 2010 Primary Vote buying Three Jackson residents (Naomi Johnson, Jackie Jennings and Earl Young) were involved in a vote buying scheme in a 2010 magistrate’s race where they tried to control the outcome of the primary election. Johnson and Young were found guilty at trial and sentenced to four months in prison for conspiring to buy votes and vote buying. Jennings pleaded guilty and was sentenced to two months in prison for vote buying and conspiracy 4 months in prison
Connecticut Michael Singh M D Non-citizen voting Registration Fraud The Connecticut Elections Enforcement Commission determined that Michael Singh, a former town council majority leader, was not a United States citizen when he registered to vote in 1999 and when he was elected to office in 2001. Civil penalty of $4,000, removed his name from voter registration rolls and withdrew as a candidate from future elections.
Virginia Malcolm Cash M 2005-01 Ineligible Voting 2 Malcolm Cash was charged with unqualified person voting. Guilty. (Prince Edward County)
Texas Unknown (multiple) 2016-11 General Absentee/Mail The Nueces County Sheriff's Office, the County Attorney and the County Clerk began investigating claims of voter fraud following the November 2016 general election, including multiple cases of voters being told at the polls that someone else had voted in their name and six requests for absentee mail-in ballots from one address at a vacant house in Robstown.
Ohio Brenda Griffin F 2012-02 Petition Fraud Brenda Griffin was charged with multiple counts of election falsification, multiple counts prohibitions relating to petitions and multiple counts false signatures. Pleaded guilty to 2 counts election falsification, 2 counts Prohibitions relating to petitions, 13 counts false signatures. (Case #2011-CR-03657, Montgomery County) 5 years of probation
Minnesota Antonio Vassel Brown M 2008-11 General 2011 Ineligible felon voting 1 Brown, who had been convicted of multiple felonies in multiple states, reportedly voted when his civil rights had not been restored.
Pennsylvania Eugene Gallagher M 2013-11 Absentee/mail Forgery 2 6 Eugene Gallagher pleaded guilty to voter fraud for persuading Taylor residents and nonresidents to register for absentee ballots in the November 2013 borough council election using a Taylor address. Gallagher also had the six victims listed in a criminal complaint sign the ballot’s envelopes, but never gave them an opportunity to fill them out for themselves. Gallagher resigned his council seat and pleaded guilty to two misdemeanors, including forgery, and a separate DUI charge, which was included in his sentence. Lackawanna County Judge Michael Barrasse sentenced Gallagher to a maximum of 10 months in county jail and two months of house arrest, and Gallagher can never again hold public office, *Plea deal: Up to 10 months in county jail, 2 months house arrest, 200 hours community service, barred from holding public office.
Kentucky Martin County - Name Unknown 2003 Registration Fraud 1 An unnamed individual was charged with one count of fraudulent registration and found guilty.


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