True the Vote Election Crimes Database

A nationwide compilation of election crimes prosecutions

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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
Virginia Lanell Williams 2011-02 Registration Fraud Ineligible Voting 2 Lanell Williams was charged with false statement on voter form and unqualified person voting. Guilty. (Nottoway County) http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/399943-virginia-fraud-cases.html
Ohio Unnamed Columbus County voter 2012-11 General Multiple voting 1 A Columbus County resident could face felony charges of voter fraud for casting a ballot twice in the November 2012 election. The Columbus County Board of Elections met in a special called meeting regarding a voter that officials believe may have cast absentee ballots at two different early voting, one-stop sites. Both ballots were cast under the same name and had identical addresses but the registrations had different dates of birth affiliated with them. One of the ballots was cast at the board of elections headquarters and then another absentee ballot cast at a different one-stop site the next morning. The case may be turned over to the district attorney and/or federal authorities but because it is considered a criminal investigation, County Attorney Mike Stephens advised elections officials in closed session. Stephens referred to the matter as a “duplicate registration” Thursday and was hesitant to make any further details public. Multiple name changes in the voter’s record and even a change in dates of birth contributed to the verification system not detecting the discrepancies, officials say. http://www.electionlawcenter.com/uncategorized/possible-voter-fraud-under-invest...
New York Dutchess County Democratic Election Commissioner staff 2011 Poughkeepsie primary D Absentee/Mail Ballot tampering New York State Supreme Court Justice Charles Wood ordered data relating to 40 City of Poughkeepsie 2011 primary election absentee ballots to be returned to its previous status. Republican Dutchess County Elections Commissioner Erik Haight charged one of Democratic Commission Frances Knapp’s staffer “manipulated” data to benefit the Democrats. Haight also asked the Dutchess County District Attorney’s Office to investigate what he believes is voter fraud. “I caught one or more Democratic Board of elections employees manipulating and tampering with data in the system to divert absentee ballots and the court ordered that manipulation was to be undone and it’s a huge victory for the absentee voters in Dutchess County because the votes that were diverted were elderly and disabled people.” http://www.midhudsonnews.com/News/2011/October/21/DC_BoE_Crt-21Oct11.htm
Virginia Rankin Mosley 2011-11 Registration Fraud Ineligible Voting 2 Rankin Mosley charged with false statement on voter form and wrongfully voting. Guilty. (Mecklenburg County) http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/399943-virginia-fraud-cases.html
Ohio Carmen Lockhart 2012-11 General Non-citizen voting 1 Non-citizens Carmen Lockhart, Bernus Charmont and Jean Gobeil, of Hamilton County, were each charged with one count of voting illegally in the November 2012 election. Prosecutor Joseph Deters said Lockhart, Charmont and Gobeil are all in this country legally but they are non-citizens and, therefore, ineligible to vote. If convicted, they face up to 18 months in prison. http://www.wlwt.com/news/3-accused-of-voter-fraud-in-hamilton-county/26884924
Ohio Zachary McIntyre ResponsibleOhio 2015-07 Issue 3 referendum 2016-05 Registration fraud 1 0 Zachary McIntire was charged by the Crawford County Prosecutor’s Office with false voter registration, a fifth-degree felony, in connection with a larger scheme by legal marijuana petitioners to encourage petition signers and voter registrants to give fraudulent addresses. An investigation by the Secretary of State's office found that ResponsibleOhio and the Strategy Network’s petitions contained signatures of dead people, that they attempted to register people under fake addresses, and that there were voter registration forms that were forged and completed by someone other than the registrant. McIntyre faces up to one year in prison and a $2,500 fine. http://www.richlandsource.com/crawford_source/prosecutor-legalized-marijuana-pus...
Virginia James Edward Dorsey 2007 2008 2013-04 Registration fraud - ineligible felon 1 0 In April 2013, a grand jury indicted James Edward Dorsey and five other convicted felons on charges of giving false statements when registering to vote. The registrations occurred in 2007 and 2008. The six were each indicted on a felony count of election fraud: Mark Winfield Atwater of Portsmouth; James Edward Dorsey of Portsmouth; Brenda Lee Harris of Virginia Beach; Tyrone Stith of Chesapeake; Lisa Charlotte White of Portsmouth; and Delphine Williams of Portsmouth. Nearly 20 cases were referred to the office of Commonwealth's Attorney, but the office is prosecuting only those that were clearly intending to deceive. http://pilotonline.com/news/local/crime/six-felons-indicted-on-voter-fraud-alleg...
New Jersey Ana Vely-Gomez Rigo Rodriguez Lissette Rodriguez Juan Jimenez Belkis M. Cespedes Ana Vely-Gomez Lucia A. Guzman Inocencio Jimenez Jose Ramon Ruiz Dalila Rodriguez Octavio A. Dominguez Juana A. Gil Jose E. Gonzalez Loudes Inoa Ricardo A. Fermin-Cepeda Wilson A. Torres 2010-05 Paterson city council D 2010-12 Absentee/mail Ballot tampering Ana Vely-Gomez of Paterson; Belkis M. Cespedes of Paterson; Lucia A. Guzman of Paterson; Inocencio Jimenez of Paterson; and Jose Ramon Ruiz of Prospect Park, were arrested on charges of second- and third-degree voter fraud and third-degree tampering with public record. Dalila Rodriguez of Paterson, Wilson A. Torres of Paterson, Octavio A. Dominguez of Elmwood Park; Juana A. Gil of Paterson; Jose E. Gonzalez of Paterson; and Loudes Inoa of Paterson were charged with third-degree voter fraud and third-degree tampering with public records. Ricardo A. Fermin-Cepeda of Paterson, was charged with second- and third-degree voter fraud and third-degree tampering with public records but is currently a fugitive. The defendants all allegedly acted as bearers/messengers for mail-in (absentee) ballots. The complaint summonses allege that the defendants tampered with mail-in ballots and/or voted mail-in ballots on behalf of voters who did not receive the ballots or who did not authorize them to vote for them. http://www.nj.gov/oag/newsreleases10/pr20101202b.html
Texas Deliah Munoz Deliah Munoz was mailed a letter. No new violations were reported. Statue of limitations expired.
Virginia Unknown impersonator 2012-10 General Registration fraud Impersonation 0 0 In October 2012, Dorothy Robinson received a response to a voter registration application from the city of Norfolk addressed to her daughter, who lived in another state and never lived in Virginia. Robinson confirmed that the Office of Voter Registration had received a false voter registration application in her daughter's name. None - no way to identify the impersonator http://pilotonline.com/opinion/letters/be-aware-of-fraud/article_9e89e419-ed9c-5...

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