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 Descriptionsort descending Sentence Source1 Source2 Source3 Source4 Source5 Follow Up
Indiana Yolanda Ramirez F 2003 Democratic primary D 2005-10 Ineligible district voting 1 Yolanda Ramirez pleaded* guilty to illegally voting in another precinct in the 2003 Democratic primary. *Plea deal: http://www.indianabarrister.com/archives/2005/10/lake_county_vote_fraud_sting_g.... http://www.discoverthenetworks.org/viewSubCategory.asp?id=2214
Utah Zachary B. Millett M 2006-11 Daggett County Sheriff 2008-03 Registration Fraud 1 Zachary B. Millett was accused along with 50 other people in Utah's Daggett County, in connection with a 2006 election for sheriff. All 51 were accused of fraudulent registration, and many were accused of living outside the county but registering to vote within the county. Millett pleaded guilty to a reduced to charge of class B misdemeanor attempt to fraudulently register to vote. 30 days in jail (suspended) and $500 fine http://archive.sltrib.com/printfriendly.php?id=9208173&itype=NGPSID http://electionupdates.caltech.edu/2008/08/11/utah-voter-registration-fraud-case...
Ohio Zachary McIntyre ResponsibleOhio 2015-07 Issue 3 referendum 2016-05 Registration fraud 1 0 Zachary McIntire was charged by the Crawford County Prosecutor’s Office with false voter registration, a fifth-degree felony, in connection with a larger scheme by legal marijuana petitioners to encourage petition signers and voter registrants to give fraudulent addresses. An investigation by the Secretary of State's office found that ResponsibleOhio and the Strategy Network’s petitions contained signatures of dead people, that they attempted to register people under fake addresses, and that there were voter registration forms that were forged and completed by someone other than the registrant. McIntyre faces up to one year in prison and a $2,500 fine. http://www.richlandsource.com/crawford_source/prosecutor-legalized-marijuana-pus...
North Carolina Zahida Sultan Laghari (wife of city council candidate) Ahmed Sultan Laghari (former city council candidate) F 2011-09 2012-03 Ineligible district voting Registration fraud - ineligible district 1 Zahida Sultan Laghari was charged with using a false address as her official residence when voting for her husband, Ahmed Sultan Laghari, who was running for Statesville City Council. Her husband reportedly said they lived in an apartment inside Ward 4 city limits, but they also owned a home outside of Mooresville's town limits. She was charged with illegally voting. http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/370371-north-carolina-iredell-county.html http://www.statesville.com/news/crime-watch-march/article_e1665b07-325a-5a3b-860...
Texas Zaida Cantu Bueno F 2008 Primary Absentee/Mail 4 4 Zaida Cantua Bueno pleaded* guilty to one count of absentee ballot fraud after being charged with four counts of illegally returning marked ballots (TEC 86.006) in the 2008 primary election. *Plea deal: 180 days in jail (suspended), 12 months probation, 40 hours community service, $200 fine http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/404105-texas-ag-response.html Jim Wells/Live Oak: 20068
Florida Zakee Fur'qan (fka Leon Edward Nelson) M Multiple D 2015-08 Ineligible felon voting Registration fraud 3 6 Zakee Fur'qan illegally voted multiple times after his civil rights had been revoked because of a past felony conviction. Fur'qan, who changed his name from Leon Edward Nelson, was convicted of second-degree murder in Duval County in 1991. Fur'qan's voting history indicated that he registered as a Democrat on Sept. 2, 2004 and had voted six times since then, even though his civil rights had not been restored. He was charged with three counts ofillegally voting in 2014 and 2015. The first trial, in February 2016, ended in a hung jury. http://miamiherald.typepad.com/nakedpolitics/2015/07/state-refers-voter-fraud-co... http://jacksonville.com/news/crime/2015-08-31/story/jacksonville-convicted-kille... http://3o15h033zmpwracwx2i00rqx.wpengine.netdna-cdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/... http://floridapolitics.com/archives/202791-hung-jury-in-zakee-furqan-voter-trial...

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