True the Vote Election Crimes Database

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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
Mississippi Election contest: Melanie Sojourner v. Bob Dearing 2015-11 State General (Senate District 37) 2015-11 Election contest Illegal assistance Voter intimidation/coercion Republican Senator Melanie Sojourner lost the November 2015 state Senate District 37 election by 64 votes to former Democratic Senator Bob Dearing. She charged in her petition that she lost due to criminal fraud. A poll watcher and former bailiff (for August primary) filed criminal charges against four poll workers and an election commissioner who worked the Bude Precinct during the November 3 election. She lost the precinct by 242 votes. She claims approximately 90 "improper and illegal actions" took place at that precinct, including: *Illegally offering voter assistance to those who didn't request it or weren't disabled. *poll workers illegally attempting to "aid or influence voters" *poll workers "illegally violating the secrecy of the ballot" *poll workers illegally entering the polling booth alone with voters http://kingfish1935.blogspot.com/2015/12/sojourner-will-challenge-results.html
Texas Oralia Fausto Absentee Ballot Fraud Petition Fraud Oralia Fausto was reported to have been a part of a voting scheme with four others, where he illegally voted via mail-in ballot, as well as registered fake names to vote throughout Starr County, Texas. Fausto completed a pretrial diversion and the charges were dismissed.
Kansas Johnson County - Names Unknown 2010 Absentee Ballot Fraud A voter received an advance ballot for which he didn't apply, and another person was accused of filling out the application. No action taken. http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/366880-kansas-2nd-response-part-1.html
Connecticut Killingly Kids Count Voter intimidation/coercion Citizens for Limited Taxation filed a complaint against Killingly Kids Count (KKC), a registered political committee, with the State of Connecticut State Elections Enforcement Commission that alleged the group tried to intimidate voters through its flyers for two separate elections. It also alleged that a school official had "advocated a position on a referendum using public funds," when he called a radio station and told listeners to vote against a measure. After an investigation, the commission found there was no evidence that the group had posted the flyers. The commission also concluded that the school principal made the call during his break and was not guilty of any wrongdoing. The complaint was dismissed. Dismissed
California Unknown impersonator used identity of Francis J. DeGregory (deceased 2008) 2010 2014 Multiple Impersonation 0 4 Someone used the identity of Francis J. DeGregory, a World War II Army veteran who died in 2008, to vote in San Diego County four times since his death — in June 2010, November 2012, November 2013 and February 2014. None - no way to identify the impersonator http://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/news/2014/jul/19/dead-voters-san-diego-count...
Kentucky Clark County - Name Unknown 2004 Registration Fraud An unnamed individual was charged with destruction of registration records. Charge was dismissed. Dismissed http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/399240-kentucky-statewide-cases.html
Hawaii Eight unnamed individuals 2010 Multiple voting 8 Hawaii County Clerk Jamae Kawauchi discovered several dozen Hawaii Island voters with duplicate voter registrations and found four people who voted twice in the same elections in 2010. Kawauchi said the clerk’s office in Hilo also discovered records showing four people who were allowed to vote twice in the 2010 elections in different districts and precincts. State officials notified the FBI, which began gathering information on the case but never opened a formal investigation. http://www.bigislandvideonews.com/2012/08/01/video-county-clerk-reveals-election...
Virginia Unnamed organization 2016-09 General Registration fraud An organization engaged in registering voters for the 2016 general election submitted numerous voter registration applications that appeared false, using the information of deceased people. An investigation was opened by the Harrisonburg Police Department and the FBI, and referred to the Commonwealth’s Attorney and the United States Attorney for the Western District of Virginia. So far the investigation has revealed a number of voter registration applications that are false. http://www.whsv.com/content/news/Voter-fraud-investigation-in-Harrisonburg-39328... http://wina.com/news/064460-voter-fraud-probe/
Mississippi Carl Mickens (Noxubee County Circuit Clerk) Noxubee County 2003 2005-02 Section 11(b), Voting Rights Act violation Voter intimidation/coercion Carl Mickens, individually and in his official capacity as Circuit Clerk of Noxubee County, and Noxubee County were sued by the U.S. along with Ike Brown and the NDEC, for violating Section 11(b) of the Voting Rights Act. A consent decree was entered with these defendants contemporaneously with the filing of the Ike Brown complaint, which they were removed from. Consent decree - effective through December 2012 https://www.justice.gov/sites/default/files/crt/legacy/2010/12/15/noxubee_comp_0... https://www.justice.gov/sites/default/files/crt/legacy/2010/12/15/noxubee_cd_0.p...
Connecticut CT ACORN 2008 Registration Fraud Two Republican registrars of voters brought complaints to the State Elections Enforcement Commission that hundreds of registration applications ACORN submitted to them were "problem cards." The Commission investigated ACORN's actions near the registrars' cities, Bridgeport and Stamford. An investigation found there was not enough evidence to "determine that CT ACORN had an institutional or systemic role in designing and implementing a scheme or strategy to fraudulently register or enroll electors" in the two cities. The Commission took no further action. http://seec.ct.gov/e2casebase/data/fd/fd_2008_131%20&135.pdf

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