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 Source4sort descending Source5 Follow Up
Washington Kelly Connally 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...
Utah Kevin Heugly M 2006 Sheriff Registration Fraud Kevin Heugly, along with 50 other people in Utah's Daggett County, was accused in connection with a 2006 election for sheriff. All 51 were accused of fraudulent registration, and many were accused of living outside the county but registering to vote within the county. http://archive.sltrib.com/printfriendly.php?id=9208173&itype=NGPSID
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
Virginia Lewis Pace M 2008-11 General 2009-10 Registration fraud Ineligible felon voting 2 1 Lewis Pace was charged with felony voter fraud and forging a public document after illegally registering to vote and casting a ballot in the 2008 general election, even though he was a convicted felon and ineligible to register or vote. http://www.richmond.com/news/article_40785ce3-cb03-5f26-9768-4ffddbc57f68.html
Kansas Shawnee County - Names Unknown 2005 Absentee Ballot Fraud Voter Suppression Campaign workers were accused of picking up voted ballots and not delivering them to the election office. Referred to law enforcement, not pursued. (4 cases) http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/366880-kansas-2nd-response-part-1.html
New Jersey Antonio Santana M 2007 State General D 2009-03 Absentee/Mail Forgery 4 Antonio Santana was indicted for changing votes on absentee ballots he collected during New Jersey's 2007 legislative election. He allegedly unsealed three ballots and changed the votes to Democratic candidates. Charged with election fraud (2nd degree), absentee ballot fraud (3rd degree), tampering with public records or information (3rd degree) and forgery (4th degree). Plea deal included pleading guilty to some charges so that other charges were dropped. http://www.nj.com/news/index.ssf/2009/03/newark_campaign_worker_indicte.html http://www.nj.gov/oag/newsreleases09/pr20090323b.html
Texas Isamel Hernandez Case declined for prosecution.
Missouri Carmen Davis F 2007-01 Registration Fraud Four individuals working for ACORN on a voter registration drive were indicted on Federal charges of filing false voter registration applications. Davis pleaded guilty in federal court to voter registration fraud. 120 days in halfway house https://www.highbeam.com/doc/1P3-1278536441.html http://nlpc.org/stories/2007/06/04/acorn-worker-pleads-guilty-vote-fraud-kansas-... http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1891765/posts
Idaho William Burl Clayton III M 2004 General Petition fraud William Burl Clayton III was found guilty of wrongfully signing a petition (Idaho Code 34-1814) in the 2004 general election. 2 years probation http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/392488-idaho-bonneville-county-response-w... http://www.legislature.idaho.gov/idstat/Title34/T34CH18SECT34-1814PrinterFriendl...
Connecticut Lisa Marie Brennan F Ineligible district voting The Democratic and Republican Registrars of Voters brought a complaint against Lisa Marie Brennan claiming that she was not a bona fide resident as claimed. The Connecticut Elections Enforcement Commission investigation concluded there was insufficient evidence to support the complaint. Matter was dismissed. Dismissed http://seec.ct.gov/e2casebase/data/fd/FD_2010_148.pdf

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