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 Source2sort descending Source3 Source4 Source5 Follow Up
Kentucky Bath County - Name Unknown 2008 Registration Fraud An unnamed individual was charged with wrongful registration. Dismissed by prosecution. Dismissed http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/399240-kentucky-statewide-cases.html
Iowa Unknown impersonator F 2012 Special Impersonation 1 Someone impersonated a Linn County woman and cast a fraudulent ballot in her name in a 2012 special election. That vote was counted. The woman who was impersonated later showed up at the polls and was given a provisional ballot. There was no way to identify the impersonator. None - no way to identify the impersonator http://theiowarepublican.com/2013/obama-administration-finally-stops-stonewallin...
Connecticut Karen Salisbury F Impersonation Registration Fraud A complaint was raised that Karen Salisbury might have fraudulently used her dead husband's name to register to vote. No further action taken on complaint.
Wisconsin Marc P. Lacher M 1 Marc P. Lacher was alleged to have cast a ballot as an ineligible voter.
Connecticut George Cabrera, Jr. (former candidate) M 2000-03 Democratic Town Council primary D Absentee/Mail George Cabrera, Jr. was one of several candidates vying for election to the Bridgeport Town Council. He participated in an absentee ballot mobilization effort with several other candidates. As part of his actions, he broke the law by being present when people filled out their ballots and then again when he took possession of the ballots for submission to election officials. Cabrera settled with the State of Connecticut State Elections Enforcement Commission in order to avoid litigation and additional expense. Fined $750. http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/Absentee-ballot-fraud-has-long-history-in-223...
Texas Unknown impersonator 2016-05 Hidalgo municipal Absentee/Mail Impersonation 1 When Sylvia Rodriguez went to the polls to vote in May 2016, election workers told her she'd already voted by mail. Rodriguez said she never sent a mail-in ballot and went to the Hidalgo County Elections Department to nullify it. Rodriguez said a woman came to her house and asked for her mail-in ballot. "She circled the names of the people with the group she was supporting. She told me 'you're going to vote for these three people,'" Rodriguez said. "But I told her no." http://valleycentral.com/news/local/hidalgo-woman-claims-shes-the-victim-of-vote...
Washington Marna Cole 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...
Ohio Michael Anne Kyle Heather Halstead Joel Speyer Marc Gustafson Daniel Hemel Tania Kyle +7 others M 2008 General D Ineligible district voting 13 Michael Anne Kyle was one of a group of wealthy/politically connected individuals, mainly New York Democrats, who admitted they set up a temporary house in Ohio and then voted in that battleground state. The New Yorkers and nine individuals from around the country admitted they should never have registered in Ohio. As part of a deal* with prosecutors, the 13 apologized and claimed they had "misunderstood" the state's voting rules. "Without reservations, we apologize to the community [and] for the problems this misunderstanding has caused," said Greg Nolan, spokesman for activist group Vote from Home. The group is run from the East 82nd Street brownstone of Heather Halstead, daughter of Halstead Properties founder Clark Halstead. Halstead and her husband, Marc Gustafson - along with Bank of New York Mellon exec Joel Speyer and former New York Sun reporter and Scarsdale resident Daniel Hemel - and their friends were investigated after they crammed into a three-bedroom house in Columbus and registered to vote. All of them cast Ohio ballots, even though they were already registered in other states where they resided. *Plea deal: No charges filed http://republicanmichigander.blogspot.com/2008/10/rich-new-york-democrats-commit...
Washington Alfred Parker M 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...
Connecticut Sheila M. O'Malley F 2006-08 2006-11 Primary General Registration Fraud Ineligible district voting A complaint was brought against Sheila M. O'Malley with the State of Connecticut State Elections Enforcement Commission. O'Malley was accused of not being registered properly for two elections. The first case was because of a mistake in her address. In the second case, O'Malley had moved to a home within the same district but did not update her registration. After an investigation, O'Malley was not charged, and the case was dismissed. Dismissed http://seec.ct.gov/e2casebase/data/fd/2007_157.pdf

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