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 Source1sort descending Source2 Source3 Source4 Source5 Follow Up
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
Texas Federico Reyes M Federico Reyes was not formally charged with anything and the case was dismissed because there was insufficient evidence to prosecute.
Connecticut Audrey Schulde F Absentee/Mail Illegal Assistance Schulde was accused of neglecting to provide information about herself required by law, such as her signature, when she assisted about eight residents of a convalescent home with their absentee ballot applications. Civil penalty of $100.00. Ordered to comply with the law in the future.
Texas Theresa Ibarra F Theresa Ibarra was mailed a letter. No new violations were reported. Statue of limitations expired. Not charged.
Wisconsin Marc P. Lacher M 1 Marc P. Lacher was alleged to have cast a ballot as an ineligible voter.
Connecticut William Harding III M Absentee Ballot Fraud Harding, a city employee, was accused of voting an absentee ballot when he could have voted in person. $200 fine and ordered to comply with the law in the future
Connecticut Dorothy Balkan F Absentee Ballot Fraud Balkan, who worked at the polls on Election Day, was accused of voting an absentee ballot when she could have voted in person. $100 fine, ordered to comply with the law in the future and lost eligibility to work certain election jobs
California Gary Gahn M 2002 Impersonation Gary Gahn pleaded guilty to misdemeanor.
Georgia Robert Dennard M
Texas Jean Ratliff F Case declined for prosecution. Jean Ratliff was mailed a letter. No new violations were reported. Statue of limitations expired.

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