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/Rsort descending Charged Convicted Type1 Type2 Type3 # Charges # Fraudulent Votes / Election Margin Description Sentence Source1 Source2 Source3 Source4 Source5 Follow Up
Kentucky Randy Thompson John Mac Combs Phillip Champion Ronnie Adams M 2006-11 General R Vote buying Randy Thompson, Judge-Executive, was convicted of of scheming to buy votes in the November 2006 election by using public funds to improve driveways and build bridges on private property. Jurors also convicted John Mac Combs and Phillip G. Champion, assistants to the judge-executive, and Ronnie Adams, a former magistrate who worked for the county, with taking part in the scheme. 40 months in prison, 3 years supervised release, $200 fine, $238,793 restitution, barred from holding public office or owning a firearm http://www.kentucky.com/news/state/kentucky/article43989903.html http://www.topix.com/forum/city/hindman-ky/TKENEUPLGHN6CDRO5 http://www.kentucky.com/news/politics-government/article44376504.html
Illinois Audrey R. Cook F 2016-11 General R 2016-11 Absentee/Mail Perjury 2 1 Audrey R. Cook, a long-time election judge, pleaded not guilty in Madison County Circuit Court to two counts of felony election fraud after admitting to submitting a mail ballot for her recently-deceased husband Vic Cook. Cook faces two Class 3 felony charges, one relating to sending in a false ballot, and one for violation of the absentee ballot statute. She is due to appear in court in February 2017. http://www.bnd.com/news/local/article115496693.html http://altondailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=17&id=229766#.WDMfcPkrI2x
Indiana Charlie White M 2010-05 Primary R 2011-03 Registration fraud 6 1 Indiana Secretary of State Charlie White was convicted of six felonies, including three counts of voter fraud, two counts of perjury and one count of theft for registering to vote and running for office at an address where he didn't reside. 1 year of electronic home monitoring (appealed - 3 of 6 convictions vacated) http://www.cbsnews.com/news/indiana-sec-of-state-convicted-of-voter-fraud/ http://www.in.gov/judiciary/opinions/pdf/12291402nhv.pdf http://www.indystar.com/story/news/politics/2014/12/29/appeals-court-throws-conv... http://www.in.gov/judiciary/opinions/pdf/12291402nhv.pdf
Wisconsin Marcie Malszycki F General R 2014-01 Ineligible district voting 2 2 Marcie R. Malszycki pleaded* guilty to illegally voting in the wrong district in 2010. Under the plea agreement, a second count involving another vote cast in the wrong district in 2008 was dismissed. Malszycki, a legislative aide to state Rep. Warren Petryk (R-Eleva), was charged with voting in Onalaska, where she temporarily lived while doing campaign work, instead of in Madison where she resided. Malszycki was placed in a first-offenders program under which the charge would be dismissed if the requirements of the plea agreement were met. *Plea deal: First-offenders program http://host.madison.com/wsj/news/local/crime_and_courts/legislative-aide-pleads-...
Connecticut Wayne Baker M R Absentee/Mail Wayne Baker, chairman of a Republican town committee, was accused of not providing information required by law on unsolicited absentee ballot applications. Ordered to comply with laws for disseminating unsolicited absentee ballot applications in the future
Virginia Adam Dustin Ward M 2011-12 Republican primary R 2013 Petition fraud Perjury 42 0 Adam Dustin Ward pleaded* guilty in Augusta County Circuit Court to 18 counts of false statement on required form and 18 counts of perjury (falsely swearing an oath) in connection with a Dec. 2011 incident. Ward worked for election contractor Stillwater LLC, which was enlisted to obtain signatures on campaign petitions for Republican candidate Newt Gingrich in Virginia's 2012 presidential primary. The names or addresses on several dozen of the signed petition forms Ward turned in to Augusta County could not be verified by the state Board of Elections. *Plea deal: ? http://www.martinsvillebulletin.com/news/local/election-fraud-charges-alleged/ar... http://www.nbc29.com/story/20780721/augusta-grand-jury-indicts-two-on-election-f... http://www.dailyprogress.com/newsvirginian/news/crime/man-pleads-to-voter-fraud-...

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