|State||Defendant||Co-Defendants||Sex||Date||Election||D/R||Charged||Convicted||Type1||Type2||Type3||# Charges||# Fraudulent Votes / Election Margin||Description||Sentence||Source1||Source2||Source3||Source4||Source5||Follow Up|
|Indiana||Randall Blue Artis (former East Chicago Councilman)||Terrance Artis||M||1999||East Chicago municipal||D||2004-05||Vote buying||Former East Chicago Councilman Randall "Blue" Artis pleaded* gulity to a federal theft of funds charge after he and and his brother Terrance Artis were charged with multiple felony counts of fraud, conspiracy and misappropriation of funds in connection with the sidewalks-for-votes scandal.||http://www.nwitimes.com/news/local/artis-brothers-enter-guilty-pleas/article_8dd...|
|Maryland||Paul Schurick||M||2010||R||2011||Voter intimidation/coercion||6||Campaign manager to incumbent Republican Maryland governor Robert Ehrlich, accused of approving a misleading robocall to suppress the African-American vote in in the 2010 election, which Ehrlich ultimately lost. Charged with 3 counts conspiracy to violate election laws, 1 count election fraud, 1 count authority line violation, and 1 count obstruction of justice. Convicted of 1 count conspiracy to violate election laws, merged with other counts; convicted of 1 count election fraud and 1 count authority line violation. 1 count of conspiracy dismissed, as was obstruction of justice.||30 days home monitoring, 4 years supervised probation, and 500 hours community services.||https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/dc-politics/paul-schuricks-sentence-in-ehrl...||http://articles.baltimoresun.com/2011-06-16/news/bs-md-henson-indictment-2011061...|
|Connecticut||Wayne Baker||M||R||Absentee/Mail||Wayne Baker, chairman of a Republican town committee, was accused of not providing information required by law on unsolicited absentee ballot applications.||Ordered to comply with laws for disseminating unsolicited absentee ballot applications in the future|
|Rhode Island||Robert 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|
|Minnesota||John Robert Albertson||M||2008-11||General||2011-11||Ineligible felon voting||1||1||John Robert Albertson was charged with voting while ineligible in the November 2008 general election. Albertson had been convicted and sentenced for the felony offense of theft. He was placed on probation. As a condition of the probation agreement, he did not have the right to vote while on felony probation. Records from the Dakota County Auditor's office indicate that he voted Nov. 4, 2008 - at a time when he was still on probation. Albertson was one of 30 Dakota County residents charged in Dakota County District Court with either voting while ineligible or registering to vote while ineligible.||http://www.hastingsstargazette.com/content/four-hastings-residents-charged-voter...|
|Virginia||Dwan Vanessa Hailey||F||2009-01||Ineligible Voting||1||Dwan Vanessa Hailey was charged with unqualified person voting. (Brunswick County)||http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/399943-virginia-fraud-cases.html|
|Colorado||Vitaliy B. Grabchenko||M||2013-11||Registration fraud - non-citizen||1||0||Vitaliy Grabchenko, a Polish national, pleaded* guilty to procuring false registration by providing a false registration to vote, a misdemeanor.||*Plea deal: 2 years probation, 48 hours community service||http://www.aurorasentinel.com/news/gessler-voter-sting-nets-1-conviction-despite...||http://denver.cbslocal.com/2013/11/23/colorado-county-charges-4-with-voter-fraud...|
|Ohio||Tokya Davis||Petition Fraud||Tokya Davis was charged with prohibitions relating to petitions or declarations. Pleaded guilty to prohibited acts concerning declarations and petitions, felony.||6 months of probation|
|Kentucky||Henderson County - Name Unknown||2004||Registration Fraud||An unnamed individual was charged with fraudulent registration. Found guilty.||http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/399240-kentucky-statewide-cases.html|
|Kansas||Johnson County - Name Unknown||2012||Absentee Ballot Fraud||Multiple Voting||1||A person was accused of voting twice in a mail ballot election. Matter was referred to district attorney.||http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/366880-kansas-2nd-response-part-1.html|
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