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 Marginsort descending Description Sentence Source1 Source2 Source3 Source4 Source5 Follow Up
Missouri Dale D. Franklin M 2006 Registration Fraud 2 Four individuals working for ACORN on a voter registration drive were indicted on Federal charges of filing false voter registration applications. Franklin pleaded guilty to to filing false registration forms. Probation http://www.kmbc.com/ACORN-Workers-Indicted-For-Alleged-Voter-Fraud/12353984 http://nlpc.org/stories/2007/06/04/acorn-worker-pleads-guilty-vote-fraud-kansas-... http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1891765/posts
Texas Roberta Margaret Cook F 2010-05 Woodlands Road Utility District 2012-03 Ineligible district voting Registration Fraud Roberta Margaret Cook was one of seven voters indicted for voting outside their district. The group planned to vote in a district where they did not reside in order to elect three of their members to the board of directors of The Woodlands Road Utility District. The group illegally registered in the district by using the address of a hotel in the district as their home address of their voter registration application. Convicted of illegal voting. 3 years in jail, 5 years of probation and a $5,000 fine http://www.yourhoustonnews.com/woodlands/news/jury-finds-women-guilty-of-voter-f... http://www.yourhoustonnews.com/woodlands/news/seven-indicted-for-voter-fraud-in-... http://www.yourhoustonnews.com/courier/news/remaining-in-voter-fraud-case-senten... http://www.yourhoustonnews.com/woodlands/news/heath-s-woodlands-rud-voter-fraud-...
Washington Sandra Cady F 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...
Kentucky Martin County - Name Unknown 2003 Registration Fraud 1 An unnamed individual was charged with one count of fraudulent registration and found guilty. http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/399240-kentucky-statewide-cases.html
Texas Cynthia Gonzalez 2016-05 Democratic Primary Runoff Absentee/Mail The Texas Attorney General's office is investigating potential voter fraud in Nueces County during the May 2016 primary runoff election. One voter, Juan Castellanos, told elections officials that ballot havester Cynthia Gonzalez had filled out his ballot in the Constable Precinct 5 race for incumbent Frank Flores III instead of for his preferred candidate Gilbert Gomez. Patricia Franklin, who has been working Nueces County elections for about 15 years, said a relative of Flores "brought in people every day that she didn't seem to know." In 2006, a 65-year-old Robstown woman pleaded guilty to two counts of felony voter fraud in Robstown for voting for residents. http://archive.caller.com/news/politics/elections/local/nueces-county-clerk-anno...
Washington C. Valenzuela 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...
Virginia Brenda Tyree F 2010-04 Ineligible Voting 1 Brenda Tyree was charged with unqualified person voting. Guilty. (Madison County) http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/399943-virginia-fraud-cases.html
Georgia Ronald D. Wilson, Sr. M Absentee Ballot Fraud Ronald D. Wilson, Sr. was accused of being in violation of Georgia law § 21-2-574, which deals with unlawful possession of ballots. Cease and desist order https://web.archive.org/web/20161216002204/http://www.documentcloud.org/document...
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...
Michigan Forrest Smith M 2010 Democrat Primary OTHER Rita Smith and her son, Forrest Smith, were accused of submitting false elections paperwork in connection with the 2010 primary for a state senate seat. The goal was to inflate the unknown candidates on the ballot to benefit candidate Lamar Lemmons Jr. http://www.michigan.gov/ag/0,4534,7-164--269660--,00.html

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