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 Unknown 1 Voter fraud case referred to Alaska Department of Law Criminal Division. Declined for prosecution. No charges filed. http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/374296-alaska-dept-of-law-response.html
Florida Laverne V. Haynes "Madison 9" F 2010 Madison school board 2011-11 Absentee/Mail Perjury 5 2 Laverne V. Haynes, one of the"Madison 9," was charged with two counts of felony fraud in connection with casting a vote, two counts of perjury by false written declaration, and one count of providing a false report to law enforcement authorities, as part of a scheme to illegally request, distribute, and collect absentee ballots in the 2010 Madison school board election. Charges against Haynes were dismissed. Dismissed http://www.wctv.tv/home/headlines/Madison_County_Officials_Arrested_for_Voter_Fr...
Washington Marna Cole 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...
Connecticut Prenzina Holloway (mother of city council Democratic Majority Leader) F 2004 Democratic primary D Absentee Ballot Fraud Illegal Assistance Prenzina Holloway, a campaign volunteer, was accused of being present while two people filled out absentee ballots and then mailing them herself in 2004, violations of state law since she was an agent of a political party. She was also accused of signing a man's absentee ballot application and absentee ballot, as well as voting an absentee ballot when she could have voted in person in 2004. She was accused of giving out absentee ballot applications while working for a third party organization in 2006 in violation of a commission order. Civil penalty of $10,000, reduced to $2,000 due to financial hardship. Ordered not to distribute absentee ballot applications or assist with them for two years, and to comply with the law in the future. The 2006 complaint was dismissed. http://articles.courant.com/2009-11-07/news/hartford-holloway-1107.art_1_tempora... http://articles.courant.com/2009-10-31/news/hartford-registrar-hire.art_1_regist...
Iowa Theodore Cody Perez Esteban Ricardo Carrasco M Theodore Carrasco was charged with 3rd Degree Election Misconduct 39A.2. Pleaded guilty. Fine http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/407328-iowa-cases.html
Texas Sara Virginia Perales Tomasa Ramirez Chavez Bernice Garcia Margarita Rangel Ozuna Vicenta Guajardo Verino Facunda Banda Garcia F 2012-07 Democratic primary runoff D 2014-07 Absentee/mail Illegal assistance Sara Virginia Perales was one of six Cameron County politiqueras charged with voter fraud as a result of a multi-agency investigation into illicit voting activity surrounding the Democratic primary runoff in July 2012 that included federal, state and local law enforcement agencies. Perales was charged with unlawfully assisting a voter, improperly returning a marked ballot and ballot carrier violations. http://www.brownsvilleherald.com/news/article_4b4413f6-0d5a-11e4-9c30-0017a43b23...
Florida Greg "Charlie" Burke (former county commission member) M 2008 Ineligible district voting Registration fraud - ineligible district 2 1 Greg “Charlie” Burke was charged with two counts, false registration/false swearing and submitting false registration information, and found guilty of voter fraud in the third degree, a felony, for living and voting in one county while holding elected office in another. 2 years probation, $6,994 fines/court costs and repayment of salary http://www.jpattitude.com/FraudDocs/CandidateSentenced_WaltonCountyFlorida.pdf https://www.civitekflorida.com/ocrs/app/caseinformation.xhtml?query=w4PsXXEXypBK...
Texas James Alan Jenkins M 2010-05 Woodlands Road Utility District 2012-03 Ineligible district voting Registration Fraud James Alan Jenkins was one of seven voters indicted for voting outside their district. The group planned to vote in a district where they did not reside in order to elect three of their members to the board of directors of The Woodlands Road Utility District. The group illegally registered in the district by using the address of a hotel in the district as their home address of their voter registration application. Convicted of illegal voting 3 years in prison and $10,000 fine http://www.yourhoustonnews.com/woodlands/news/seven-indicted-for-voter-fraud-in-... http://www.yourhoustonnews.com/woodlands/news/the-woodlands-rud-voter-fraud-case... http://www.yourhoustonnews.com/woodlands/news/rud-challenger-found-guilty-of-ill...
Texas Unnamed Hill County voters 2016-03 Primary Absentee/Mail Multiple voting 1 743 The Texas Secretary of State referred complaints regarding illegal voting in the March 2016 primary election in Hill County to the Office of the Attorney General after finding that as many as 1743 more votes were cast than there were voters in the election, that 6-7 voters voted twice, and one voter voted as many as four times. Hill County Elections Administrator Patsy Damschen attributed the excess votes to double counting of absentee ballots. http://4580-presscdn-0-3.pagely.netdna-cdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/2016-0... http://www.empowertexans.com/around-texas/texas-sos-ag-launch-criminal-investiga... http://hillsbororeporter.com/petition-filed-to-examine-local-voting-inaccuracies...
Nevada Christopher Edwards (ACORN Nevada Field Director) ACORN Amy Busefink (ACORN Regional Director) M 2008 General D 2008 Reigistration fraud ACORN's Nevada field director, Christopher Edwards, pleaded* guilty, cooperated with prosecutors, and testified against the organization in court. In 2011, Nevada District Court Judge Donald Mosley gave ACORN, the defunct grass-roots community organization, the maximum fine of $5,000 for its illegal voter-registration scheme in that state during the 2008 presidential election. Mosley, reading the pre-sentence report, listed a series of voter registration fraud allegations against ACORN workers. ACORN pleaded* guilty to one felony count of unlawful compensation for registration of voters, stemming from an illegal voter registration scheme in its Las Vegas office during in the 2008 race. The group paid a bonus to workers to sign up 21 or more voters per shift, calling the program "21," or "Blackjack." It is illegal in Nevada to pay bonuses to register voters. In October 2012, the Nevada Supreme Court accepted on appeal from an earlier conviction and Alford plea* to two counts of conspiracy to commit the crime of compensation for registration of voters from ACORN'S regional director, Amy Busefink, who also worked for the nationwide group Project Vote. She was sentenced to probation. *Plea deal: ?? http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2011/08/10/judge-gives-maximum-and-fines-acorn-5... http://www.scribd.com/doc/109385627/Conviction-of-ACORN-Project-Vote-Conspirator... http://www.breitbart.com/big-government/2012/10/09/nevada-acorn-conviction-uphel...

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