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 Type3sort descending # Charges # Fraudulent Votes / Election Margin Description Sentence Source1 Source2 Source3 Source4 Source5 Follow Up
Indiana Alicia Dunbar F 2003 Democratic primary D 2006-03 Ineligible district voting 1 Alicia and Ivan Dunbar pleaded* guilty to illegally voting in another precinct in the 2003 Democratic primary. *Plea deal: 1 year probation http://www.nwitimes.com/news/local/article_6af53cdd-4bf0-520d-ad4a-6f0548f72e20....
Ohio Jean Gobeil 2012-11 General Non-citizen voting 1 Non-citizens Jean Gobeil, Bernus Charmont. and Carmen Lockhart, of Hamilton County, were each charged with one count of voting illegally in the November 2012 election. Prosecutor Joseph Deters said Lockhart, Charmont and Gobeil are all in this country legally but they are non-citizens and, therefore, ineligible to vote. If convicted, they face up to 18 months in prison. http://www.wlwt.com/news/3-accused-of-voter-fraud-in-hamilton-county/26884924
Ohio Multiple cases - Delaware County ResponsibleOhio 2015-08 Issue 3 referendum Registration fraud Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted sent “multiple cases” of potential voter-registration fraud by ResponsibleOhio to the Delaware County prosecutor for possible legal action. Voter registration forms submitted by The Strategy Network, the company owned by Ian James, executive director of ResponsibleOhio, appear to include “potential violations of election laws.”
Rhode Island Keith Costa M 2004 Primary Ineligible district voting 1 Keith and Robert Costa, father and son, were each charged with one count of fraudulent voting when they allegedly did not use their actual address when they voted in a primary. http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/368319-rhode-island-2nd-response.html
Texas Mary Lou Garza F 2006 Primary Registration fraud 1 0 Mary Lou Garza was charged with one count of unlawful delivery of a voter registration certificate (TEC 13.145). Dismissed Starr/Brooks: 07-07-09768 CR
California Unknown impersonator used identity of John Cenker (deceased 2003) Multiple Impersonation 0 5 Someone used the identity of John Cenker to vote from the grave in 2004, 2005, 2006, 2008 and 2010. Cenkner died in Palmdale in 2003. None - no way to identify the impersonator http://losangeles.cbslocal.com/2016/05/23/cbs2-investigation-uncovers-votes-bein... http://dailysignal.com/2016/05/26/california-refuses-to-admit-its-voter-fraud-pr...
Connecticut ADDED SOURCE Tamara Zappone F Absentee/Mail Tamara Zappone, treasurer of a mayoral candidate committee, was accused of various election violations, including neglecting to provide eligibility requirements and penalty warnings on unsolicited absentee ballot applications. $300 fine and ordered to comply with the law in the future http://seec.ct.gov/e2casebase/data/fd/2007_384.pdf
Connecticut Melissa Engel F 2010-11 Municipal Referendum Absentee Ballot Fraud Douglas Logan and Melissa Engel were alleged to have impermissibly handled absentee ballot applications and/or absentee ballots. An investigation by the The Connecticut Elections Enforcement Commission concluded Logan and Engel's assisted "family", which is permissible. Matter was dismissed. Dismissed http://seec.ct.gov/e2casebase/data/fd/FD_2011_113.pdf
Florida Cardel Bailey M 2009 Registration fraud 16 Cardel Bailey was accused of filing multiple voter registration applications with fictitious names and as the same individuals and registering ACORN canvassers to vote multiple times while working on an ACORN voter drive. Charges: 8 counts of false swearing in connection with voting or elections and 8 counts of submission of false voter registration information.
Georgia Carita Matthews F 2009 Accused of sloppy-to-nonexistent absentee ballot procedures. $800 fine, cease and desist order and public reprimand https://web.archive.org/web/20161201211812/http://www.documentcloud.org/document...

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