True the Vote Election Crimes Database

A nationwide compilation of election crimes prosecutions

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State Defendant Co-Defendants Sexsort descending Date Election D/R Charged Convicted Type1 Type2 Type3 # Charges # Fraudulent Votes / Election Margin Description Sentence Source1 Source2 Source3 Source4 Source5 Follow Up
Georgia Laurel Johns 2008-09 Registration fraud Accused of using a non-residential address when registering to vote. (State Elections Board Case #2008-00061085221, McIntosh County) Cease and desist order order and public reprimand https://assets.documentcloud.org/documents/369066/georgia-response-with-cases.pd...
Maryland Unknown x 4 Impersonation - deceased Election Integrity Maryland found more than 1,100 names of people who were deceased but still listed on voter rolls, including four people who appeared to have voted when they were listed as dead. http://www.gazette.net/gazettecms/story.php?id=26164
Virginia Jamie Fritz (former mail carrier) Betty Bolling Ben Ellis Cooper Don Houston Estridge Adam Brody Sharrett Belinda C. Sharrett Dennis Martin Sharrett Kevin Lee Sharrett Owen "Andy" Sharrett Owen "Dude" Sharrett Benjamin G. Surber 2004-05 Municipal Absentee/Mail Jamie Fritz was involved with a group of 14 individuals in Wise County charged with a total of 269 alleged violations of conspiracy, tampering with absentee ballots and forgery. Pleaded guilty December 2006. http://www.ejfi.org/Voting/Voting-91.htm
Texas Multiple political operatives 2012 2016 Multiple Absentee/Mail Illegal assistance Forgery An investigation into what is allegedly the largest voter fraud operation in Texas history, involving at least 20,000 fraudulently-harvested mail ballots, is underway in Tarrant County. At least two races were apparently won through voter fraud: State Rep. Ramon Romero Jr. (D–Fort Worth) and Fort Worth Mayor Pro Tem Sal Espino. Espino won his race by a twenty-six vote margin in an election in which 450 votes were fraudulently harvested. Romero won his seat by a 110 vote margin. http://www.empowertexans.com/around-texas/evidence-of-alleged-tarrant-county-vot...
Kentucky Kenton County - Name Unknown 2001 Registration Fraud 1 An unnamed individual was charged with one count of destruction of registration records. Charge amended. http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/399240-kentucky-statewide-cases.html
Virginia Paulas Whitehead 2010-01 Ineligible Voting Multiple Voting 3 Paulas Whitehead was charged with unqualified person voting and voting more than once in same election. Guilty. (Charles City County) http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/399943-virginia-fraud-cases.html
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
Pennsylvania FieldWorks employee(s) 2016 General D Registration fraud Pennsylvania state police raided the Delaware County office of FieldWorks LLC seeking evidence of possible voter-registration fraud. In a warrant filed in October 2016 in County Court, investigators said they were seeking documents, financial information, and lists of employees at the Norwood office of FieldWorks LLC, a national organization that does political work for Democrats. The warrant said agents also were looking for "templates . . . utilized to construct fraudulent voter registration forms" and "completed voter registration forms containing same or similar identifying information of individuals on multiple forms." http://www.philly.com/philly/news/politics/20161101_State_raids_Delco_offices__s...
Alaska Unknown 5 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
Minnesota Ineligible felon voters (1,099) 2008-11 General 2010+ Ineligible felon voting 243 Minnesota Majority identified 1,099 ineligible felons who voted in the November 2008 U.S. Senate election, which was eventually decided by 312 votes, by comparing criminal records with voting rolls. Minnesota Majority took the information to prosecutors across the state. Many were not interested in pursuing the cases, but Minnesota law requires authorities to investigate such leads. As of 2012, 177 ineligible felon voters had been convicted of voting fraudulently in the Senate race, and another 66 were awaiting trial. Many of the ineligible felons avoided conviction by saying they didn't 'knowingly' vote unlawfully. While some ineligible felon voters registered in advance of the election and should have been flagged for challenge, the overwhelming majority who evaded detection used Election Day Registration, which currently has no mechanism to detect or prevent ineligible voters.  http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/york-when-1099-felons-vote-in-race-won-by-312-... http://www.electionintegritywatch.com/documents/2011-Report-Voter-Fraud-Convicti... http://www.mnvoters.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=266%3Amva-p...

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