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 Marginsort descending Description Sentence Source1 Source2 Source3 Source4 Source5 Follow Up
Kansas Decatur County - Names Unknown 2000 Absentee Ballot Fraud Forgery Impersonation Multiple cases of wives, nephews and social workers of nursing home residents being accused of voting their ballots. Ballots challenged. http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/403896-kansas-sos-4th-response-with-cases...
Washington Brigitte Salwierz F 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...
Kentucky Kenton County - Name Unknown 2000 Intimidation 3 An unnamed individual was charged with voter intimidation and being within 500 feet of a polling place. Charge of intimidation was amended down. Found guilty of being within 500 feet of polls. http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/399240-kentucky-statewide-cases.html
Georgia Tim Clark M 2010-08 Registration fraud Accused of being registered to vote twice under two different names while on probation for rape. (State Elections Board Case #2010-0022 1100233; Haralson County) $500 fine, cease and desist order and public reprimand https://assets.documentcloud.org/documents/369066/georgia-response-with-cases.pd...
Washington Jane Kay Balogh F 2007-08 Absentee Ballot Fraud Registration fraud 1 Jane Kay Balough was convicted of absentee ballot fraud after registering her dog to vote and using his paw print for a signature. She claimed she did it to "point out that the system is flawed" and that she considered herself a "whistle-blower." She was charged with making a false or misleading statement to a public servant. Later found in violation of court sentence. http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/395994-washington-king-county-cases.html
New York Ana Cuevas Hector Ramirez F 2014 State Assembly Democrat primary D 2015-05 Absentee/mail Forgery Voter intimidation/coercion Ana Cuevas, a campaign aide to Hector Ramirez, who ran for NY State Assembly in 2014, was charged in connection with that campaign's absentee ballot scheme. Ramirez was arrested and charged with 242 counts of voter fraud for going door-to-door in his west Bronx district duping voters into letting his campaign staff vote on their behalf. Victim after victim after victim testified to the grand jury that members of the Ramirez campaign knocked on their door, including Hector Ramirez himself, and said ‘Hey, you don’t have to go to the polls for this election, just sign here,” Assistant District Attorney Pishoy Yacoub said in Bronx Supreme Court. Ramirez's staff tricked citizens in the 86th District into authorizing Ramirez aides to hand in their absentee ballots to the Board of Elections. Prosecutors found the names of Ramirez staffers in the box marked "I authorize" on dozens of the duped voters' applications for an absentee ballot, and those voters never got their ballots back. Ramirez marked down at least 35 of the ballots as votes for himself in the Democratic primary against incumbent Victor Pichardo. Ramirez edged out Pichardo by a 11 votes in the original count — out of just over 3,517 total tallies in the largely poor district — but ended up losing by two votes after a hand recount. http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/nyc-crime/bronx-politician-hector-ramirez-bu... https://nyelectionsnews.wordpress.com/2015/05/20/bronx-da-indicts-former-assembl... http://www.scribd.com/doc/265940256/Indictment-Ramirez-Hector-Cuevas-Ana-Redacte...
Tennessee Kermit Bowling M Registration Fraud 4 Kermit Bowling was charged with two counts of illegal registration or voting and two counts of false entries as a result of being registered to vote in two states at the same time. He was 81 years old at the time and blamed his age for the dual registration. A no true bill was entered by the grand jury. A no true bill was entered by the grand jury. http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/404111-tennessee-davidson-county-with-cas...
Georgia Charles C. Hall, Jr. M No information available $100 fine and cease and desist order https://web.archive.org/web/20161216002204/http://www.documentcloud.org/document...
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
Ohio Christopher Hargrove M 2008-09 Registration fraud 3 Christopher Hargrove was charged with 1 count voter registration fraud, 1 count theft and 1 count misuse of credit cards. Pleaded guilty to voter registration fraud, felony, and theft, felony. Other count dismissed. (Case #08-09-2992, Summit County) 18 months incarceration (suspended), 1 year of probation, 80 hours of community service and $500 fee http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/395896-ohio-summit-county-with-cases.html

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