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
Kentucky Naomi Johnson Jackie Jennings Earl Young F 2010 Primary Vote buying Three Jackson residents (Naomi Johnson, Jackie Jennings and Earl Young) were involved in a vote buying scheme in a 2010 magistrate’s race where they tried to control the outcome of the primary election. Johnson and Young were found guilty at trial and sentenced to four months in prison for conspiring to buy votes and vote buying. Jennings pleaded guilty and was sentenced to two months in prison for vote buying and conspiracy 4 months in prison http://www.kentucky.com/news/local/crime/article44369853.html
California Daniel Bates M 2006 2006-10 Registration fraud Daniel Bates, along with 11 others, were charged with deceiving voters into re-registering, motivated by a $10 bounty for each new registered voter. Orange County District Attorney Tony Rackauckas charged 12 people with multiple counts of felony voter registration fraud. Bates pleaded guilty to 4 counts of fraudulent completion of affidavit of registration. In exchange, 8 counts of defacement of party affiliation and 4 counts of fraudulent completion of affidavit of registration were dismissed. 3 years probation, 39 days of jail and restitution. http://admin.cdn.sos.ca.gov/press-releases/prior/2006/06_166.pdf
Virginia Malcolm Cash M 2005-01 Ineligible Voting 2 Malcolm Cash was charged with unqualified person voting. Guilty. (Prince Edward County) http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/399943-virginia-fraud-cases.html
Ohio Brenda Griffin F 2012-02 Petition Fraud Brenda Griffin was charged with multiple counts of election falsification, multiple counts prohibitions relating to petitions and multiple counts false signatures. Pleaded guilty to 2 counts election falsification, 2 counts Prohibitions relating to petitions, 13 counts false signatures. (Case #2011-CR-03657, Montgomery County) 5 years of probation http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/392963-ohio-montgomery-county-brenda-grif...
Indiana Joseph Pedraza M 2003 Democratic primary D Ineligible district voting 1 1 Joseph Pedraza pleaded* guilty to voting in a precinct where he didn't live after falsely claiming residence in East Chicago so he could vote there in the 2003 Democratic primary. City employment records revealed that he actually resided in the nearby town of St. John. *Plea deal: 1 year in prison (suspended) http://dailysignal.com/2015/08/11/nearly-300-cases-the-extent-of-voter-fraud-in-...
Connecticut Monica Matos-Desa F 2008-11 Presidential Multiple Voting Absentee Ballot Fraud A complaint was brought against Monica Matos-Desa alleging that she voted by absentee ballot and in person in the same election. The Connecticut Elections Enforcement Commission investigation concluded that the matter should be dismissed. Dismissed http://seec.ct.gov/e2casebase/data/fd/FD_2008_221.1.pdf
Connecticut Andrew N. Patrick M 2008-11 Presidential Multiple Voting The City of New Haven Registrar of Voters brought a complaint against Andrew N. Patrick alleging that he voted twice in the 2008 Presidential election. The Connecticut Elections Enforcement Commission investigation concluded that the matter should be dismissed. Dismissed http://seec.ct.gov/e2casebase/data/fd/FD_2009_013.pdf
Georgia Faye H. James (election official) F 2006-12 Absentee Ballot Fraud Accused of violating Georgia statutes § 21-2-385 (a), § 21-2-385 (b) and § 21-2-574, pertaining to absentee ballots. (State Elections Board Case #2006-000024, Macon County) $600 fine,cease and desist order and reprimand https://assets.documentcloud.org/documents/369066/georgia-response-with-cases.pd...
Washington Jerome Sugamele 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...
Connecticut Angel Resto M Absentee Ballot Fraud Resto, a city employee, was accused of voting an absentee ballot when he could have voted in person. Ordered to comply with the law in the future

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