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 Type3sort descending # Charges # Fraudulent Votes / Election Margin Description Sentence Source1 Source2 Source3 Source4 Source5 Follow Up
Kentucky Fred Clinton Johnson (former Clay County Magistrate) M 2002 Primary 2007-05 Vote buying Clay County Magistrate Fred Clinton Johnson admitted taking $9,000 from former County Clerk Jennings White to buy votes after being charged with conspiracy to commit election fraud in the 2002 primary. 14 months in prison, $10,000 fine http://www.wkyt.com/news/headlines/11676641.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...
New Hampshire ADDED SOURCE Michael Patrick Flaherty M 2006-11 General Registration Fraud Ineligible district voting The New Hampshire Attorney General's Office investigated Michael Patrick Flaherty because he reportedly registered and voted for the first time on Election Day without photo identification and the United States Post Office returned a verification letter sent to his address as undeliverable. He broke no laws, according to a New Hampshire Attorney General's Office investigation. Flaherty was not charged. http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/372490-new-hampshire-cases.html
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
New Jersey Luquay Zahir Marty Small Ernest Storr Tracy Pijuan Floyd Tally David Callaway Toni Dixon Dameka Cross Mark Crumble Michele Griffin Ramona Stephens Demaris Jones Ronald Harris 2009 Municipal - Democratic primary 2009-09 Absentee Ballot Fraud 9 David Callaway and Luquay Q. Zahir were campaign workers allegedly working alongside Atlantic City Councilman Marty Small to commit absentee ballot fraud. They were charged with 9 counts of voter fraud. Allegedly, voters were asked to apply for absentee ballots, but instead of letting the voters choose their own candidate, a self-proclaimed “secret army” mishandled ballots and even had a “shredding party” to dispose of votes for opposing candidates. Voters were told whom to vote for, never received their ballots — which wound up being cast anyway — or got their applications and ballots at the same time. It was alleged that some voters did not even live in the city, and used fictitious addresses in order to vote. Zahir was acquitted. Acquitted http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/395062-new-jersey-dcj-cases-3.html http://www.pressofatlanticcity.com/news/breaking/atlantic-city-councilman-marty-...
Ohio Marian Wilson F 2010-09 2012-10 Multiple voting Absentee/mail 1 1 Franklin County resident Marian Wilson, of 1922 Kendall Place, Grove City, was charged with felony voter fraud after the Board of Elections reported that they had voted more than once in a past election. Wilson was indicted by a Franklin County grand jury on one count of illegal voting for voting twice by casting absentee ballots under slightly different names. Wilson was accused of casting a second ballot on Sept. 29, 2010, under the name Marian Toles. Elections officials working to clean up voter-registration rolls discovered that the voter had requested, received and returned absentee ballots in both names. Illegal voting is a fourth-degree felony, which can result in up to 18 months in prison for a conviction. But under sentencing reforms, convictions for such offenses bring a sentence of probation if they are non-violent. http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/local/2012/10/17/3-people-indicted-for-f...
Massachusetts Courtney Llewellyn Jack Villamaino F 2012-09 Republican primary R 2012-10 Registration fraud Absentee/Mail 5 285 Courtney Llewellyn pleaded guilty to voter fraud charges in Hampden Superior Court. Llewellyn was accused of conspiring with former East Longmeadow Selectman Jack Villamaino in a scheme to change the party affiliations of hundreds of voters to help his chances of winning the Republican Primary. Villamaino was running for State Representative at the time. He pleaded guilty to similar charges last month and sentenced to four months in jail. Llewellyn pleaded guilty to a lesser misdemeanor charge and will serve a of year probation. Four of the charges were "continued without a finding." Those charges include larceny, forgery and felony counts of interfering with an election official. She has been ordered to do community service. Villamaino pleaded guilty in Hampden County Superior Court to charges of larceny under $250, interfering with an election official, four counts of forgery of a document, four counts of perjury, and conspiracy to commit an unlawful act. Villamaino and his wife, Courtney Llewellyn, were charged in 2012 with changing the party affiliations for about 280 East Longmeadow voters. *Plea deal: 1 year probation plus community service, for one misdemeanor charge http://www.thenewamerican.com/usnews/politics/item/16491-two-sentenced-in-massac...
Missouri Tammy J. Martin F Multiple Voting 1 Martin pleaded guilty to voting twice in the same election. 1 year probation
Connecticut Amy Bovaird F Registration Fraud A complaint was made that Richard Murray, Neill Bovaird, Kelly Way, Nancy Pilon, Janelle Rooks, M. Samantha Geiger, Amy Bovaird, Peter Nygard, Shannon Nygard and Angela Harwood were registered and in some cases voted in a place where they did not reside. An Election Commission investigation found that the defendants had registered in good faith with the belief that they did reside in the district in which they registered. The Commission found that had the Registrar's office been more thorough and done their diligence, it would have found that the addresses provided were not within the required district and the voter registrations/voting would not have occurred. Not charged http://seec.ct.gov/e2casebase/data/fd/FD_2010_073.pdf
Georgia Barbara Williams F 2007-09 Petition Fraud Along with her daughter, who was the Riverdale city councilmember at the time, Barbara Williams was accused of forging signatures on recall petitions. Case sent to soliciter's office. (State Elections Board Case #2006-00391072574, City of Riverdale) https://assets.documentcloud.org/documents/369066/georgia-response-with-cases.pd...

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