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 Source3 Source4 Source5sort descending Follow Up
Alaska Alvaro Jimenez-Aguilar M 2010-03 Registration fraud - non-citizen 2 0 Alvaro Jimenez-Aguilar, an illegal alien who overstayed a six-month visitor visa and stole the identity of his deceased nephew Andres Martin Kellerman, pleaded* guilty to falsely claiming to be a U.S. citizen, filing a false Social Security application, and illegally registering to vote in Alaska in 2010. *Plea deal: Time served, one year of supervised release, transfer to ICE HSI for deportation https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/anchorage-man-sentenced-falsely-claiming-us-ci...
Ohio Kevin Duffy M 2008-11 General Ineligible district voting Registration fraud - ineligible district 1 1 Kevin Duffy, a Connecticut resident, pleaded* guilty to attempted false voter registration in Ohio in the 2008 presidential election. Duffy illegally registered and cast a ballot in Hamilton County during "golden week" in which new voters could register and immediately cast a ballot. *Plea deal: 1 year probation, $1,000 fine, 250 hours community service http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2156073/posts
Colorado Alice Jurjovec F Multiple voting 1 1 Alice Jurjovec was found guilty of one count of voting twice. Deferred sentence: 1 year in jail, $50 fine, court costs http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/370952-colorado-cases.html
Mississippi James Bullock M 2007 Democratic primary, Runoff Vote Buying 5 James Bullock was charged with 5 counts of voter fraud in a vote buying scheme. Pleaded guilty. (Case #BK2008-008, Circuit Court, Benton County) 5 years, with first year under house arrest and 4 years post-release supervision. Pay $2,322.50. http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/394430-mississippi-benton-county-cases-fo... http://djournal.com/news/benton-county-voter-fraud/
Kentucky Gary “Rooster” Risner Tami Jo Risner Larry Shepherd Mason Daniels Scott McCarty M 2014 Primary, General D Vote buying Magoffin County magistrate Gary “Rooster” Risner was convicted in federal court of conspiring to buy votes in the 2014 primary and general elections, along with his wife Tami Jo Risner and chief deputy county court clerk Larry Shepherd. Co-defendant Scotty L. McCarty pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor vote-fraud charge and gave information to authorities. Unindicted co-conspirator Charles “Doc” Hardin allegedly put up money for vote buying in multiple elections from 2008 to 2014. In 2014, Risner handled the money for the conspiracy, while his wife and Daniels recruited vote-sellers and Shepherd used his position to further the scheme, according to prosecutors. http://www.kentucky.com/news/state/article94699187.html http://www.kentucky.com/news/state/article95468937.html
Indiana Armondo Vera M Absentee Ballot Fraud Impersonation Ineligible district voting 3 Armondo Vera, a Parks Department employee, was charged as part of a fraud case brought by the Lake County Joint Voter Task Force that ultimately overturned the result of the 2003 East Chicago Democratic mayoral primary. Vera was charged with 1 count of fraudulent application for ballots, 1 count voting in other precinct, and 1 count of voting in false name. Vera pleaded guilty to voting in other precinct, a felony. Other counts dismissed. 6 months in the department of corrections and 13 months probation
Wisconsin ADDED SOURCE Correan F. Edwards Ineligible felon voting 1 Correan F. Edwards was accused of knowingly voting while being a convicted felon. http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/396135-eac.html
Georgia Charles C. Hall, Jr. M No information available $100 fine and cease and desist order https://web.archive.org/web/20161216002204/http://www.documentcloud.org/document...
Washington Brigitte Salwierz F 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...
Texas Brandi Shields F Brandi Shields was mailed a letter. No new violations were reported. Statue of limitations expired. Not charged.

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