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
Connecticut Ana Molina F Registration Fraud Ana Molina worked for the Puerto Rico Federal Affairs Administration as a voter registration officer. She was accused of falsifying voter registration cards. $5,000 fine, which was remitted to $700 because of her financial situation. Also ordered to send a letter of apology to the Puerto Rico Federal Affairs Administration.
Wisconsin Frank Walton (CVP employee) M Registration fraud 1 0 Frank Walton pleaded guilty to Falsely Procuring Voter Registration (Felony Class I). Walton was a special registration deputy who solicited voter registrations while working for the Community Voter Project. http://www.maciverinstitute.com/2010/10/acorn-worker-pleads-guilty-to-vote-fraud...
Washington Richard Byers M Registration Fraud 1 A charge of registration fraud against Richard Byers was found to have Insufficient evidence to pursue. http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/368706-washington-clark-county-response-w...
Pennsylvania Sean C. Stevens (election official) M 2008-11 General 2009-02 Sean C. Stevens, a poll worker, was accused of reaching into a voting booth and changing someone's vote in the 2008 general election. Stevens reportedly admitted that he put a plank over the back of the booth so he could reach in and help people, but denied that he changed someone's vote who didn't want help. Charged with interference with primaries/ elections. Case dismissed; defendant deceased. Dismissed due to death of defendant. http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/404432-pennsylvania-state-cases-2.html
Washington Louis Gildemeister M 1 Records received from Snohomish County Washington did not indicate the specific accusation. From a list of almost 200 voter fraud cases that occurred since June 2007, only one person was charged. According to the prosecutor's office, the remainder of the cases were not prosecuted and no records were kept on the type of specific charge for the unprosecuted cases. http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/394076-washington-snohomish-county-respon...
New York Clement Campana Anthony DiFiglio William McInerney Anthony Renna John Brown Clement Campana Gary Galuski Michael LoPorto Ed McDonough Kevin McGrath M 2009-09 Working Families Party Primary D Absentee/mail Clement Campana, Troy City Council President, was indicted on five felonies and one misdemeanor for his allegedly defrauding voters during the 2009 Working Families Party primary. Campana was charged with four felony counts of illegal voting, one felony count of falsifying business records in the first degree as well as one count of conspiracy to promote or prevent election, a misdemeanor. He pled* not guilty to all charges in front of Judge George Pulver. The indictment states that Campana worked with other Democrats to conspire to help candidates win the primary. Many of the allegations involve talking voters into accepting and signing absentee ballot applications, and then filling in the rest of the application with fraudulent information like why the voter couldn't vote and then filing them with the Board of Elections. Campana turned down a deal that would have required him to plead guilty to a misdemeanor and serve 60 days of house arrest, said his attorney E. Stewart Jones, Three others pleaded guilty to felonies for their role in the scandal, including Councilman John Brown, who will likely spend six months in jail. http://www.saratogian.com/article/ST/20111221/NEWS/312219994
Texas David Bright M David Bright was mailed a letter. No new violations were reported. Statue of limitations expired. Not charged.
Washington Susan Risenhoover F 2008 General Absentee/Mail Impersonation 1 Susan Risenhoover was not registered to vote in the 2008 Presidential election, however, her son was. Risenhoover filled out her son’s ballot, forged his name and sent it to the Island County Auditor’s Office. Pleaded guilty to being an unqualified person voting, a felony offense. 40 hours of community service http://www.electionjournal.org/2009/07/17/all-vote-by-mail-system-tempts-mom-int...
Texas Mark Littlefield M 2006 Special Forgery 1 1 Mark Littlefield was charged with possession of a forged ballot in a 2006 special election. Littlefield entered pre-trial diversion in 2008. Pre-Trial Intervention: 1 year, $300 donation http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/404105-texas-ag-response.html Hays: 89,288
Ohio Samita Fleming 2007-03 Petition Fraud 5 Samita Fleming was charged with circulating fraudulent petitions, lying in relation to an election, and signature forgery. Pleaded guilty to count 1, prohibitions relating to petitions or declarations. Other counts dismissed. 2 years of probation, 75 hours of community service and $50 fine http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/398510-ohio-hardin-county-samita-fleming-...

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