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 Source1sort descending Source2 Source3 Source4 Source5 Follow Up
Texas Rudy Trevino M Rudy Trevino was mailed a letter. No new violations were reported. Statue of limitations expired. Not charged.
Texas Mary Lou Garza F 2006 Primary Registration fraud 1 0 Mary Lou Garza was charged with one count of unlawful delivery of a voter registration certificate (TEC 13.145). Dismissed Starr/Brooks: 07-07-09768 CR
Minnesota David Richard Hoffmann M 2008 Ineligible felon voting 1 David Richard Hoffman was a felon who had signed a probation agreement acknowledging he couldn't vote, but then voted again in 2008.
Connecticut Joseph Maturo (former mayor and candidate) M Absentee Ballot Fraud A complaint was made that Joseph Maturo, who was running for re-election as mayor, should not have disseminated promotional materials with absentee ballot applications, neglected to provide information required by law, such as his signature, when he assisted people with absentee ballot applications, and improperly used the town's "reverse 911" phone system. No further action taken on complaint.
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.
Idaho Nancy Elaine White F Registration Fraud Charged with illegal registrations by voter. Pleaded guilty. $200 fine and 3 months probation. The case was later dismissed.
California Jennifer Anne Thomas F Registration Fraud Petition Fraud Jennifer Anne Thomas allegedly made unauthorized use of personal identification information involving fraudulent completion of affidavit of registration and signing fictitious or forged name to petition. Dismissed
Georgia Debra Brown (campaign worker) Tommy Raney F 2007 Jackson municipal Absentee/Mail Illegal assistance 1 Tommy Raney, a 2007 candidate for the Jackson City Council, and his campaign worker, Debra Brown, pleaded* guilty to conspiracy to commit absentee ballot fraud for mishandling more than 40 absentee ballots in the 2007 Jackson City Council race. Raney had won the election by 27 votes. The inspector general determined Raney filled out two voter registration applications for electors; filled out and took possession of 48 absentee ballot applications for electors after they were signed; and filled in elector information on at least two absentee ballot envelopes for electors. Brown was found to have unlawfully "assisted numerous absentee electors" with voter registration applications and absentee ballots. *Plea deal: 2 years probation, $20,000 fine
Texas David Woodson M Voter intimidation/coercion David Woodsen was charged with official oppression and retaliation against a voter. No additional information available.
Connecticut Damon B. Smith M 2004-11 Multiple Voting A complaint was made that Damon Smith may have voted in two towns during the November 2004 state election. Smith was registered in two towns simultaneously since 1985 because he did not provide registrars with his prior voting address when he moved. He was removed from the list in the town where he no longer lived. Complaint was dismissed. Dismissed

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