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/Rsort descending Charged Convicted Type1 Type2 Type3 # Charges # Fraudulent Votes / Election Margin Description Sentence Source1 Source2 Source3 Source4 Source5 Follow Up
Washington Lisanne Bock 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...
West Virginia Clifford Odell "Groundhog" Vance (Division of Highways worker) M Vote Buying Clifford Odell "Groundhog" Vance admitted that he bribed voters with pints of Kessler whiskey, $10 to $15 in cash, or both in 1988 or 1990. http://www.ejfi.org/Voting/Voting-71.htm http://www.ejfi.org/Voting/Voting-71.htm
Florida Shalonda Michaelle Brinson "Madison 9" F 2010 Madison school board 2011-11 Absentee/Mail 10 9 Shalonda Michaelle Brinson, one of the "Madison 9," was charged with nine counts of felony fraud in connection with casting a vote, and one count of provided 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. Brinson entered pre-trial intervention. Pre-Trial Intervention http://www.wctv.tv/home/headlines/Madison_County_Officials_Arrested_for_Voter_Fr...
Virginia 17 Fairfax County voters 2012-11 General 2014-08 Multiple voting 17 17 individuals who appear to have voted in both Fairfax County and various localities in Maryland during the 2012 General Election, and in some cases, multiple federal elections over the last decade, were referred to the Fairfax County Commonwealth’s Attorney, the Office of the Attorney General of Virginia and the federal Department of Justice for investigation of possible voter fraud. http://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/news/2014/voter-fraud-investigation.htm
Kansas Johnson County - Name Unknown 2010 Multiple Voting 1 A person was accused of voting in both Kansas and Iowa. Referred to district attorney. http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/366880-kansas-2nd-response-part-1.html
Oklahoma Election contest: Leon Pinson v. Leonard Washington 2015-03 Bristow municipal Ineligible district voting Election contest Bristow mayoral candidate Leon Pinson sued the Board of Elections and some voters over the March 3, 2015 municipal election, alleging the voters named defrauded the system by registering to vote in Bristow though they don’t live within city limits. Pinson lost the election to incumbent Leonard Washington by 12 votes. He asked for a recount; the Board of Elections said the results were the same. In the suit Pinson and his lawyer claims the defendants used their businesses as their address and that’s how they’re registered to vote. If that is true it is against the law. According to state law you must live where you are registered to vote. http://www.fox23.com/news/local/bristow-politician-claims-voter-fraud/66842992
Oregon Asa Steven Large M 1999-09 Multiple Voting 2 2 Asa Steven Large was accused of illegally voting in both Hood River County and Wasco County. Charged with 2 counts of double voting. Found guilty of 2 counts of double voting. 36 months probation, 250 hours community service and a fine http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/366805-oregon-prosecuted-cases-log-to-ari...
Georgia Rowena Hamilton F 2010-08 Unqualified Voter Accused of voting as an unqualified elector. Pleaded guilty. (State Elections Board Case #2010-00021100226, Cobb County) $500 fine, cease and desist order and public reprimand https://assets.documentcloud.org/documents/369066/georgia-response-with-cases.pd...
Mississippi Johnny Whitsett M 2012-03 According to Public Integrity Division Case View PI-12-00028, a complaint was filed against Johnny Whitsett on 3/12/12 and the matter was referred to the FBI. http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/370944-mississippi-2nd-cases.html
Pennsylvania Bryan Williams M 2009-05 Registration Fraud While working for ACORN, Bryan Williams was charged with obstruction and interference. Mr. Williams is accused of filing 22 registration applications in his own name -- including 19 in 2008 alone. http://www.post-gazette.com/breaking/2009/05/07/ACORN-workers-charged-with-forgi...

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