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 Chargedsort descending Convicted Type1 Type2 Type3 # Charges # Fraudulent Votes / Election Margin Description Sentence Source1 Source2 Source3 Source4 Source5 Follow Up
Mississippi Dale Berry Dale Berry's name was included on a list by Mississippi Attorney General's Office.
Rhode Island Barbara Riccio F Petition Fraud Forgery Barbara Ricciowas accused of finding names in a phonebook to acquire five additional signatures for a petition. She was charged with election violations and forgery. 1 year of probation. http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/399977-rhode-island-department-of-public-...
Washington James Windham Sr. 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...
Washington Pamela Rick F Registration Fraud 1 A charge of registration fraud against Pamela Rick was found to have Insufficient evidence to pursue. http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/368706-washington-clark-county-response-w...
Texas Elva Gutierrez Lazo F 2006 Primary Absentee/Mail Illegal assistance Vote buying 3 3 Elva Gutierrez Lazo pleaded* guilty to one count of absentee ballot fraud after being charged with three counts of illegally possessing other voters' ballots (TEC 86.006) in the 2006 primary election. *Plea deal: 1 year deferred adjudiciation, 12 months community supervision, $300 fine http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/404105-texas-ag-response.html
New Jersey Gianine Narvaez Samuel Gonzalez (husband of Teresa Ruiz) John Fernandez Gianine Narvaez Edwin Cruz Jonathon Kowalski Antonio Santana Joaquin Caceres Angel Colon Sorinette Rosario F 2007-11 General Assembly/State Senate (state Sen. Teresa Ruiz) D Absentee/mail Ballot tampering Gianine Narvaez, 39, pleaded guilty in March 2010 to third-degree charges of absentee ballot fraud and tampering with public records or information. Narvaez, a former data processing technician for the Essex County Commissioner of Registration and Superintendent of Elections, has forfeited her job and public pension, and also is barred from public employment in New Jersey. Narvaez was charged in 2009 along with several other defendants in multiple indictments related to absentee ballots they collected and submitted as workers for Teresa Ruiz’s 2007 campaign for the New Jersey Senate. http://www.theobserver.com/2013/01/five-year-sentence-in-voter-fraud-trenton-the...
Michigan Rev. Edward Pinkney M 2014 Recall Petition Fraud 11 Reverend Edward Pinkney was accused of changing the dates on some of the signatures on a petition to recall Benton Harbor Mayor James Hightower. A jury convicted Pinkney of 5 counts of election fraud. Sentenced to spend a minimum of 30 months in prison—and a maximum of 120 months on five felony counts http://www.abc57.com/story/27258212/verdict-in-rev-edward-pinkney-election-fraud... http://www.wndu.com/home/headlines/Benton-Harbor-activist-sentenced-for-election...
Connecticut Carlos Reinoso (brother of brother of state Rep. Felipe Reinoso) M Absentee/Mail 1 1 Carlos Reinoso voted by absentee ballot when he was not eligible to do so. $250 fine http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/Absentee-ballot-fraud-has-long-history-in-223...
Connecticut Patricia Del Rocco F Absentee Ballot Fraud Del Rocco, a city employee, was accused of voting an absentee ballot when she could have voted in person. $200 fine and ordered to comply with the law in the future
Maryland Unknown x 4 Impersonation - deceased Election Integrity Maryland found more than 1,100 names of people who were deceased but still listed on voter rolls, including four people who appeared to have voted when they were listed as dead. http://www.gazette.net/gazettecms/story.php?id=26164

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