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
Maine Donald Wright M 2009-11 2011 Multiple Voting 2 1 Accused of voting early and on Election Day during the same election in 2009. He had "cognitive issues" and may not have remembered that he already voted, according to an email from Maine assistant attorney general Leanne Robbin. He was charged with voting more than once and with making a false statement. Resolved through filing agreement; charges would be dismissed if he completed 60 hours of community service or gave $600 to a non-profit approved by the Attorney General's Office. http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/403897-maine-ag-response-with-cases.html
New Jersey Edwin Cruz Samuel Gonzalez (husband of Teresa Ruiz) John Fernandez Gianine Narvaez Edwin Cruz Jonathon Kowalski Antonio Santana Joaquin Caceres Angel Colon Sorinette Rosario M 2007-11 General Assembly/State Senate (state Sen. Teresa Ruiz) D Absentee/mail Impersonation Forgery Jonathon Kowalski, John Fernandez, and Edwin Cruz were each charged with conspiracy (2nd degree), election fraud (2nd degree), absentee ballot fraud (3rd degree), tampering with public records or information (3rd degree), and forgery (4th degree). Kowalski works in fund-raising at the North Ward Center, and Cruz and Fernandez both work for the Essex County Department of Economic Development. The charges are for tampering with documentation for messenger ballots, which are absentee ballots intended for use by homebound voters and fraudulently submitting such ballots as votes in the Nov. 6, 2007 general election. http://njtoday.net/2009/12/01/essex-county-freeholder-indicted-for-ballot-fraud/
Virginia Rick Harris M 2011-02 Registration Fraud Ineligible Voting 2 Rick Harris was charged with false statement on voter form and unqualified person voting. Guilty. (Nottoway County) http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/399943-virginia-fraud-cases.html
Florida Antionette Nowells Anthony Grant James Randolph F 2015-03 Eatonville municipal 2016-03 Absentee/mail Voter intimidation/coercion 25 Mia Antionette Nowells, Eatonville Mayor Anthony Grant, and James Randolph were indicted on 25 felony voter fraud charges for coercing voters and submitting illegally obtained absentee ballots in the March 2015 mayoral election in which Grant was elected. A grand jury found that Grant, Nowells and Randolph solicited an absentee ballot from someone who didn't live in Eatonville, marked ballots for voters and forced people to register to vote. http://www.orlandosentinel.com/news/breaking-news/os-eatonville-election-grand-j...
Ohio Andre Wilson 2012-11 General 2013-02 In person Registration fraud Ineligible district voting 1 1 Andre Wilson -- allegedly registered and voted during Golden Week, listing an address that was not his home http://www.wcpo.com/news/local-news/hearing-held-for-2-cases-of-alleged-voter-fr... http://media2.wcpo.com/pdfs/Fraud.pdf
Georgia Marshall Avett M 2008-06 Registration fraud Ineligible voting Accused of voting without having proper residence and lying on documents. (State Elections Board Case #2007-0038, City of Jackson) $3,000 fine, cease and desist order and public reprimand https://assets.documentcloud.org/documents/369066/georgia-response-with-cases.pd...
Texas Alicia Pena Perez F 2008 Primary Absentee/Mail Illegal assistance 8 8 Alicia Pena Perez pleaded* guilty to eight counts of absentee ballot fraud, four counts each of illegal possession of a ballot and unlawful assistance (TEC 64.036 and 86.006) in the 2008 primary election. *Plea deal: 1 year probation, $1000 fine and court costs http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/404105-texas-ag-response.html Duval/Live Oak: 20084 - 20091
Indiana Larry Battle M 2003 Democratic primary D 2005-07 Ineligible district voting 7 3 Larry Battle pleaded* guilty to three counts of voter fraud for voting outside his precinct in the 2003 Democratic primary after the Joint Task Force on Vote Fraud charged him with seven counts of violating election laws. *Plea deal: 2 years in prison https://www.highbeam.com/doc/1P3-1124794661.html http://www.discoverthenetworks.org/viewSubCategory.asp?id=2214 http://dailysignal.com/2015/08/11/nearly-300-cases-the-extent-of-voter-fraud-in-...
Texas Estela Cruz Saenz F 2006 Primary Absentee/Mail Forgery 7 7 Estela Cruz Saena was charged with seven counts of absentee ballot fraud for knowingly providing false information on ballot applications (TEC 84.0041) in the 2006 primary election. Saenz entered pre-trial diversion. Pre-Trial Intervention: 6 months, $60 fee http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/404105-texas-ag-response.html Dimmit/LaSalle: 08-12-00063 CRL
Ohio Marcus Harrison, Jr. M 2009-02 Petition Fraud 1 Marcus Harrison, Jr. was charged with 1 count prohibitions relating to petitions or declarations. Pleaded guilty to prohibitions relating to petitions or declarations, felony. 7 months incarceration (suspended), 7 months of non-reporting probation http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/395896-ohio-summit-county-with-cases.html

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