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 Source2sort descending Source3 Source4 Source5 Follow Up
Texas Melinda Hunter F 2004 Primary Absentee/Mail Illegal assistance 7 7 Melinda Hunter was charged with seven counts of absentee ballot fraud in the 2004 primary election. Additional allegations included unlawfully obstructing a poll watcher, witnessing multiple ballot applications, and providing illegal assistance. Hunter entered pre-trial diversion in 2006. Pre-Trial Intervention: 6 months http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/404105-texas-ag-response.html Bowie: 06M0301-CCL
New Hampshire Gregory R. Deperey M 2010-11 General Registration Fraud Ineligible district voting The New Hampshire Attorney General's Office investigated Gregory R. Deperey because he reportedly registered and voted for the first time on Election Day without photo identification, and the United States Post Office returned a verification letter sent to his address as undeliverable. His identity was later verified, according to a New Hampshire Attorney General's Office investigation. Deperey was not charged. http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/403935-new-hampshire-voting-fraud-report-...
Washington Derek Wilson M 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...
Pennsylvania George Edgar Rheam Jr. M Forgery George Edgar Rheam Jr. was charged with forgery and false swearing under the crimes code, as well as election code perjury and false signatures and statements under the election code. He pleaded guilty to both election code offenses and was sentenced to probation and fined. Probation and fine http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/374717-pennsylvania-mifflin-county-respon...
Washington Edward Riveira M 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...
Illinois John Jay Bieschke M Petition Fraud Forgery John Jay Bieschke pleaded guilty to forged nominating petitions.
Georgia Allison Ballard (election official) F OTHER Allison Ballard was accused of being in violation of Georgia laws § 21-2-433 (b) and § 21-2-440, which dictate proper handling of ballots. $200 fine plus investigative costs, a cease and desist order and reprimand https://web.archive.org/web/20161216002204/http://www.documentcloud.org/document...
Washington Stanley Morris M 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...
Illinois Bobby Evans M Absentee Ballot Fraud Bobby Evans pleaded guilty to absentee voter fraud. http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/374731-illinois-lake-county-response.html
Georgia Pat Bussiere (election official) OTHER Pat Bussiere was accused of violating statute § 21-2-590, pertaining to permitting unqualified persons to vote, refusing to permit qualified persons to vote or unlawfully rendering assistance. Cease and desist order and ordered to complete further training https://web.archive.org/web/20161216002204/http://www.documentcloud.org/document...

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