|State||Defendant||Co-Defendants||Sex||Date||Election||D/R||Charged||Convicted||Type1||Type2||Type3||# Charges||# Fraudulent Votes / Election Margin||Description||Sentence||Source1||Source2||Source3||Source4||Source5||Follow Up|
|Mississippi||Joseph Lee Anderson||M||2013-09||Hattiesburg Mayoral Special||1||1||Three of seven defendants indicted on voter fraud connected to the 2013 Hattiesburg mayoral elections pleaded guilty last week to misdemeanor charges in 12th District Circuit Court. Alethea Michelle Shaw, 46, Carmon Yvette Anderson, 53, and Joseph Lee Anderson, 53, each pleaded* guilty to a charge of voting out of district of legal domicile. Shaw works as public defender for the City of Hattiesburg’s Municipal Court. Carmon Anderson works as human resources director for the Hattiesburg Public School District. Each defendant received a suspended sentence of six months, was fined $200 and ordered to pay $220.84 court costs. Shaw was cited for voting in the June 4, 2013, general election even though her legal residence was listed in Lamar County outside Hattiesburg city limits. The Andersons were cited for voting in the Sept. 24, 2013, mayoral special election even though their legal residence was listed in Moselle. The indictments were connected to alleged voting irregularities in the 2013 Hattiesburg mayoral race between incumbent Mayor Johnny DuPree and former Ward 4 City Councilman Dave Ware. After a year-long investigation, two Forrest County grand juries handed down seven misdemeanor indictments in October 2014. Twelfth Circuit Court District Attorney Patricia Burchell said ithat her office had investigated “numerous complaints” and presented them to sitting grand juries in January and July 2014.||*Plea deal: 6 months (suspended), $200 fine plus $220.84 court costs||http://www.hattiesburgamerican.com/story/news/local/hattiesburg/2014/12/01/althe...|
|North Carolina||Robert Dean Hudson||M||2016-11||General||Ineligible felon voting||1||Robert Dean Hudson, who was was convicted of a felony in September 2016 and sentenced to probation, illegally cast a ballot in the 2016 general election during early voting on Oct. 20. A voter filed a protest of Hudson's ineligible vote with the Cleveland County Board of Elections, which will hold a hearing and determine further action.||http://www.shelbystar.com/news/20161118/cleveland-county-board-to-hear-felon-vot...|
|Connecticut||Angelina Paul||F||Absentee/Mail||Illegal Assistance||Paul, who worked at the polls as a registrar and for a campaign, was accused of violating laws for assisting people with and handling absentee ballots. She also was accused of voting an absentee ballot when she was not qualified to.||Civil penalty of $2,000. Ordered to comply with the law in the future. Lost eligibility to work certain jobs as an election official and handle absentee ballots.|
|Georgia||Tracie Lott (daughter of candidate)||F||Illegal assistance||Tracie Lott was accused of unlawfully assisting voters when her father was a candidate on the ballot. Case dismissed.||Dismisssed||https://web.archive.org/web/20161226021856/http://www.documentcloud.org/document...|
|Kansas||Wyandotte County - Names Unknown||Impersonation||People were accused of voting for their spouses. Provisional ballots not counted. (multiple cases)||http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/366880-kansas-2nd-response-part-1.html|
|Ilinois||Anthony M.Kimani||2004-11||General||Non-citizen voting||1||Anthony M. Kimani, a Kenyan citizen, entered the United States in 2000 on a visitor’s visa, registered to vote in 2003 (after his visa had expired) claiming he was a U.S. citizen in a driver’s license application in Illinois, and illegally voted in the 2004 general election. The violation was only discovered when Kimani attempted to change his immigration status.||http://www.ibjonline.com/counterpoint-should-automatic-voter-registration-be-ena...|
|Ohio||Michelle Twiggs||F||Petition Fraud||2||Michelle Twiggs was charged with 2 counts prohibitions relating to petitions. Pleaded guilty to 1 count prohibited acts concerning declarations and petitions, felony. Other count dismissed.||6 months of probation|
|Texas||Cynthia Pena||F||2007||Municipal, School||Ineligible felon voting||2||2||Cynthia Pena pleaded* guilty to one count of illegal voting after being charged with two counts of registering and voting while an ineligible felon (TEC 64.012) in the 2007 municipal and school elections.||*Plea deal: 10 years in state prison (suspended), 4 years community supervision, $500 fine||http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/404105-texas-ag-response.html||Starr/Brooks: 09-04-099881 CR|
|Connecticut||Daniel Jarvis Brown||M||2008-11||General||Absentee/Mail||Registration Fraud||Ineligible District Voting||1||An investigation by the Connecticut State Elections Enforcement Commission determined that Brown had completed a voter registration application stating that his bona fide residence was Southbury, Connecticut, when it was not. He also completed an absentee ballot application saying he lived in Connecticut, when he did not, and voted in Connecticut when he was not a resident.||Civil penalty of $1,500 and ordered to comply with the law in the future.||http://seec.ct.gov/e2casebase/data/fd/FD_2008_224.pdf|
|Virginia||Lamont Thomas Cabbagestalk||M||2010-10||Registration Fraud||Ineligible Voting||2||Lamont Thomas Cabbagestalk was charged with false statement on voter form and wrongfully voting. Guilty. (Mecklenburg County)||http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/399943-virginia-fraud-cases.html|
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