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 Source3 Source4sort descending Source5 Follow Up
California Jason Holley Jessica Sundell M 2006 2006-10 Registration Fraud 1 0 Jason Holley and Jessica Sundell pleaded* guilty to one count of felony voter registration fraud for unlawfully registering voters without their knowledge. They acquired victims’ personal information by checking their IDs and forging voter party registration information in the victims’ name without the victims’ knowledge or consent. They were paid $10 by petition companies and campaign coordinators for each new voter form, as well as being paid separately for gathering petition signatures on statewide ballot initiatives. *Plea deal: 3 years probation http://admin.cdn.sos.ca.gov/press-releases/prior/2007/07_001.pdf http://admin.cdn.sos.ca.gov/press-releases/prior/2006/06_166.pdf
Kansas Johnson County - Name Unknown 2008 Non-citizen voting Registration Fraud 1 A non-citizen was accused of registering and voting in 2008. No actions taken. http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/366880-kansas-2nd-response-part-1.html
Wisconsin Lavelle Morris 2010 Ineligible felon voting 2 1 Lavelle Morris pleaded guilty to Voting by Disqualified Person (Felon) (Felony Class I). A second charge of Providing False Information to Election Official was dismissed. Morris was sentenced to 90 days incarceration. *Plea deal: 90 days in jail http://www.maciverinstitute.com/2010/10/acorn-worker-pleads-guilty-to-vote-fraud...
Ohio Rebecca Hammonds Ohio Organizing Collaborative F 2015 2016-05 Registration fraud Forgery 35 0 Rebecca Hammonds was indicted on 35 felony voter fraud charges - 32 counts of false voter registration and three counts of false signatures - as part of a scheme to create false voter registration documents for 35 people in Columbiana County in 2015. Hammonds worked for Ohio Organizing Collaborative, a liberal activist group that submitted suspicious voter registration forms in several counties, which were reported to the Secretary of State's office and referred to the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigations. http://wkbn.com/2016/05/26/east-liverpool-woman-charged-with-voter-fraud/ http://www.newsnet5.com/news/state/ohio-woman-indicted-on-35-counts-of-voter-fra... http://wksu.org/post/northeast-ohio-woman-faces-dozens-felony-charges-allegedly-...
New Jersey Floyd Tally Marty Small Ernest Storr Tracy Pijuan Luquay Zahir David Callaway Toni Dixon Dameka Cross Mark Crumble Michele Griffin Ramona Stephens Demaris Jones Ronald Harris 2009 Municipal - Democratic primary 2009-09 Absentee Ballot Fraud 9 Floyd Talley was one of 14 allegedly working alongside Atlantic City Councilman Marty Small to commit absentee ballot fraud. Talley was charged with 9 counts of voter fraud. Allegedly, voters were asked to apply for absentee ballots, but instead of letting the voters choose their own candidate, a self-proclaimed “secret army” mishandled ballots and even had a “shredding party” to dispose of votes for opposing candidates. Voters were told whom to vote for, never received their ballots — which wound up being cast anyway — or got their applications and ballots at the same time. It was alleged that some voters did not even live in the city, and used fictitious addresses in order to vote. Tally was acquitted. Acquitted http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/395062-new-jersey-dcj-cases-3.html http://www.pressofatlanticcity.com/news/breaking/atlantic-city-councilman-marty-...
Georgia Evelyn Price F 2008-06 Registration Fraud Accused of voting without having proper residence and having lied on documents. (State Elections Board Case #2007-0038, City of Jackson) $500 fine and required to pay $351.49 in investigative costs. She also received a cease and desist order and reprimand. https://assets.documentcloud.org/documents/369066/georgia-response-with-cases.pd...
Connecticut Gary Montano M Ineligible district voting A complaint was brought against Gary Montano alleging he did not reside in the district in which he voted. The Connecticut Elections Enforcement Commission investigation concluded that Montano had "legitimate, significant, and continuing connections" to the claimed residence and whenever "transiently relocated" he intended to return to the residence. The Commission recommended no further action be taken. http://seec.ct.gov/e2casebase/data/fd/FD_2010_001.pdf
Virginia Justin Skinner M 2010-06 Registration Fraud Ineligible Voting 2 Justin Skinner was charged with false statement on voter form and unqualified person voting. Guilty. (Manassas County) http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/399943-virginia-fraud-cases.html
Ohio Sister Marguerite Kloos F 2012-11 General 2013-02 Absentee/mail Impersonation - deceased 1 1 Sister Marguerite Kloos, of Delhi Township, pleaded* guilty to illegal voting, admitting to filling out and filing an absentee ballot for Sister Rose Marie Hewitt, Kloos’ friend who died before the November 2012 election. Hewitt requested an absentee ballot from the Hamilton County Board of Elections in September 2012. It was mailed to her Oct. 4, the day she died. When the absentee ballot was received at Hewitt’s address, (Kloos) opened the envelope, forged Ms. Hewitt’s signature, voted Ms. Hewitt’s ballot, and mailed the ballot back to the Board of Elections, a court document notes. After the allegation was made public, Kloos resigned as The College of Mount St. Joseph's Dean of the Division of Arts and Humanities. In a hearing before Hamilton County Common Pleas Court Judge Robert Winkler, Kloos pleaded guilty as charged but was sentenced to the diversion program. If she stays out of trouble, usually for a year, her record will be erased and legally it will be as if it never happened. As part of that agreement, she also has to report to authorities periodically and perform community service. The charge carried a maximum prison sentence of 18 months. *Plea deal: Diversion program for 1 year plus community service. http://news.cincinnati.com/article/20130416/NEWS0107/304160065/Nun-pleads-guilty... http://www.wcpo.com/news/local-news/joe-deters-nun-may-have-committed-voter-frau... http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2013/02/21/nun-suspected-voter-fraud/1...
Missouri Bobbie Jean Cheeks 2006 Registration Fraud Bobbie Jean Cheeks was one of eight individuals from ACORN’s Project Vote affiliate, investigated by the FBI and arrested in 2007 for violation of election laws. All eight pleaded guilty to voter registration fraud. http://www.semissourian.com/story/1322558.html http://dailycaller.com/2010/06/10/acorn-employees-tell-fbi-of-deliberate-electio... http://www.judicialwatch.org/press-room/press-releases/judicial-watch-obtains-ne...

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