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 Source3sort descending Source4 Source5 Follow Up
New Mexico Horacio Favela M General 2008 Ineligible district voting Multiple voting 3 1 Former Municipal Judge Horacio Favela was convicted in August 2009 of falsely declaring himself a resident of Sunland Park, New Mexico in 2008 so he could run for judge, falsifying a document that declared him a qualified voter, and voting twice in the 2004 general election — once in El Paso, Texas (where he was a resident) and once in Doña Ana County. Favela was sentenced to 18 months' probation. His wife was also convicted. 18 months probation, 150 hours of community service, $700 in fines http://nmpolitics.net/index/2009/10/former-judge-gets-probation-for-electoral-fr... http://www.jpattitude.com/FraudDocs/JudgeConvicted_SunlandParkTexas.pdf https://www.victoriaadvocate.com/news/2009/aug/15/bc-nm-judge-fraud/
Florida Sergio Robaina M 2012-08 Democratic primary D 2012 Absentee/Mail Illegal assistance 3 2 Sergio Robaina, uncle of former Hialeah Mayor Julio Robaina, pleaded* guilty to misdemeanor charges he illegally possessed absentee ballots. Robaino also faced two felony charges for filling out ballots against the wishes of two voters, one of them a woman with dementia. The felony portion of the case was hampered after the woman with dementia died, leaving only her reluctant adult son to testify against Robaina. 1 year probation, fines http://watchdog.org/71494/computer-software-thwarts-election-fraud-scheme/ http://miami.cbslocal.com/2013/08/28/sergio-robaina-changing-plea-in-absentee-ba... https://www2.miami-dadeclerk.com/officialrecords/CFNDetails1.aspx?QS=cuK6J1Ftjxu... https://www2.miami-dadeclerk.com/officialrecords/CFNDetails1.aspx?QS=cuK6J1Ftjxu...
Florida Gilda Oliveros (former Hialeah Gardens Mayor) F 1997 Hialeah Gardens municipal 2000 Registration fraud - ineligible district Voter intimidation/coercion 3 Hialeah Gardens Mayor Gilda Oliveros was convicted of 2 felonies and one misdemeanor for asking and assisting some of her employees to register to vote using a false residence, because they were not eligible to vote in city elections based on their actual address. 18 months probation, $481 fine http://www.miamisao.com/pdfs/gilda_sof_vf.pdf http://jacksonville.com/apnews/stories/010903/D7OES5UG0.html https://truethevote.org/Open%20link%20and%20enter%20following%20in%20State%20Cas... Miami-Dade County Criminal Justice Case #13-2000-CF-000198-0001-XX.
Illinois James Haywood, Jr. M 2013-04 Municipal D 2013-04 Absentee/Mail 1 1 James Haywood Jr. of Cahokia was charged with one count of violation of absentee ballots in St. Clair County. Dismissed http://www.bnd.com/news/local/crime/article20547705.html http://stlouis.cbslocal.com/2013/04/30/3-metro-east-men-charged-with-election-fr... https://truethevote.org/Open%20link%2C%20search%20%22Criminal%20Cases%22%20by%20... http://www.bnd.com/news/local/article25749658.html
Illinois Steveland Kidd M 2013-04 Municipal 2013-04 Absentee/Mail 2 2 Steveland Kidd of Cahokia was charged with two felony counts of violation of absentee ballots in St. Clair County. Case set for trial April 2016. http://www.bnd.com/news/local/crime/article20547705.html http://stlouis.cbslocal.com/2013/04/30/3-metro-east-men-charged-with-election-fr... https://truethevote.org/Open%20link%2C%20search%20%22Criminal%20Cases%22%20by%20...
Illinois Pamela Bryant F 2012 2013-01 Absentee/Mail 3 3 Pamela Bryant, of Cahokia, pleaded* guilty to three counts of marking an absentee ballot of another person in a 2012 election. *Plea deal: 24 months probation, $1277 fines/court costs http://www.bnd.com/news/local/crime/article20547705.html http://www.topix.com/forum/city/dupo-il/TUTTFC8AHIPM4537R/p2 https://truethevote.org/Open%20link%2C%20serach%20%22Criminal%20Cases%22%20by%20...

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