True the Vote Election Crimes Database

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State Defendant Co-Defendants Sex Date Electionsort ascending D/R Charged Convicted Type1 Type2 Type3 # Charges # Fraudulent Votes / Election Margin Description Sentence Source1 Source2 Source3 Source4 Source5 Follow Up
New Mexico Silvia Gomez Silvia Gomez Angelica Marquez Priscilla Morales Jesus Dario Hernandez F 2012-03 Sunland Park municipal 2012-04 Ineligible district voting (+registration) 12 Former Sunland Park city councilor Silvia Gomez pleaded* guilty to three counts of false voting in the courtroom of 3rd Judicial District Judge Fernando Macias. Gomez had been charged with a dozen felony counts for inducing non-residents to vote in the March 2012 Sunland Park elections. 13 people listed Gomez's address as their own when they registered to vote in the city between Jan. 5 and Feb. 7, 2012. Six of them voted early in person or by absentee ballot. Police documents said Gomez registered a Texas couple using her Sunland Park address and asked them to vote for mayoral candidate Daniel Salinas. In exchange for her plea, the district attorney's office dismissed remaining charges, prosecutor Jose Arguello said. Gomez's sentence: three years probation, plus $4,500 in fines and an order forbidding her from registering voters in the future. Macias suspended what amounted to a three-year prison sentence. Gomez is at least the fifth defendant —from the more than 20 allegedly involved with widespread Sunland Park voter corruption — to reach resolution. Most have entered plea agreements. *Plea deal: 3 years in prison (suspended), 3 years probation, plus $4,500 in fines and an order forbidding her from registering voters in the future, for 3 counts of false voting http://nmpolitics.net/index/2012/03/sunland-park-employee-arrested-on-false-voti... http://nmpolitics.net/Documents/03.04.12.GomezCriminalComplaint.pdf http://www.kvia.com/news/Sunland-Park-woman-pleads-guilty-to-voter-fraud/1930822... http://www.abqjournal.com/178004/news/exsunland-park-official-pleads-guilty-to-f...
New Mexico Sunland Park Municipal Government 2012-03 Sunland Park municipal 2012-03 Election injunction New Mexico's Secretary of State and Dona Ana County's District Attorney filed an emergency petition to enjoin Sunland Park's City Clerk from conducting the March 6, 2012 municipal election, due to reports of multiple cases of voter fraud. Thirteen individuals are registered to vote at one residence in Sunland Park, including six who registered between Jan. 5 and Feb. 7 of this year. Eight of them, including five who have already voted, don’t actually live in Sunland Park. More than one appears to also be registered to vote in El Paso. One woman helped several others who aren’t Sunland Park residents register to vote. Some of them have voted. Petition denied http://nmpolitics.net/Documents/03.02.12.SunlandParkPetitionRedacted.pdf http://nmpolitics.net/index/2012/03/officials-seek-sunland-park-election-delay-a...
New Mexico Jesus Dario Hernandez Silvia Gomez Angelica Marquez Priscilla Morales 2012-03 Sunland Park municipal
North Carolina Rhonda Williams Flake Huggins Willie Williams Jr. Christopher Williams F 2011-11 Statesville municipal runoff Illegal voting 1 1 Three family members of Statesville Ward 6 City Councilman Flake Huggins – sister Rhonda Williams, brother-in-law Willie Williams Jr. and nephew Christopher Williams – were indicted for one count each of illegally voting in the November 2011 runoff election. Christopher Williams also faces an obstruction of justice charge. All of these charges are felonies. According to North Carolina General Statute 15A-1340.17, Class H and Class I felony convictions carry minimum prison sentences of three and four months respectively. http://www.statesville.com/news/council-members-standing-by-huggins/article_6910...
North Carolina Willie Williams Jr. Flake Huggins Rhonda Williams Christopher Williams M 2011-11 Statesville municipal runoff Illegal voting 1 1 Three family members of Statesville Ward 6 City Councilman Flake Huggins – sister Rhonda Williams, brother-in-law Willie Williams Jr. and nephew Christopher Williams – were indicted for one count each of illegally voting in the November 2011 runoff election. Christopher Williams also faces an obstruction of justice charge. All of these charges are felonies. According to North Carolina General Statute 15A-1340.17, Class H and Class I felony convictions carry minimum prison sentences of three and four months respectively. http://www.statesville.com/news/council-members-standing-by-huggins/article_6910...
North Carolina Christopher Williams Flake Huggins Rhonda Williams Willie Williams Jr. M 2011-11 Statesville municipal runoff Illegal voting Obstruction of justice 2 1 Three family members of Statesville Ward 6 City Councilman Flake Huggins – sister Rhonda Williams, brother-in-law Willie Williams Jr. and nephew Christopher Williams – were indicted for one count each of illegally voting in the November 2011 runoff election. Christopher Williams also faces an obstruction of justice charge. All of these charges are felonies. According to North Carolina General Statute 15A-1340.17, Class H and Class I felony convictions carry minimum prison sentences of three and four months respectively. http://www.statesville.com/news/council-members-standing-by-huggins/article_6910...
North Carolina Flake Huggins (Statesville City Councilman, Ward 6) Rhonda Williams Willie Williams Jr. Christopher Williams M 2011-11 Statesville municipal runoff Aiding and abetting voter fraud Obstruction of justice 2 0 Statesville City Councilman Flake Huggins was indicted by a grand jury on charges stemming from a voter fraud investigation. Huggins, who represents Ward 6 on the council, is being charged with one count of common law aiding and abetting and one count of obstruction of justice, which are Class I and Class H felonies respectively. The charges are related to Huggins’ alleged knowledge of votes illegally cast by family members in the November run-off between Huggins and challenger J.D. Williams. Those family members – sister Rhonda Williams, brother-in-law Willie Williams Jr. and nephew Christopher Williams – were indicted for one count each of illegally voting. Christopher Williams also faces an obstruction of justice charge. All of these charges are also felonies. According to North Carolina General Statute 15A-1340.17, Class H and Class I felony convictions carry minimum prison sentences of three and four months respectively. http://www.statesville.com/news/council-members-standing-by-huggins/article_6910...
Arkansas Eric Fontain Cox (former Justice of the Peace and former school board member) M 2011 State House Primary, Runoff and General 2012-09 Absentee Ballot Fraud Eric Fontain Cox, Amos Sanders, Lisa Burns, Deshay Lorenzo Parker III and Leroy Grant were charged with using absentee ballots to defraud an election official during three special elections in 2011. Special Prosecuting Attorney H.G. Foster of Conway filed the charges after a nearly year-long investigation that resulted in four others, including former state lawmaker Hudson Hallum, pleading guilty in federal court to felony charges. Hallum, D-Marion, along with his father, Kent Hallum, West Memphis city councilman Phillip Wayne Carter and West Memphis police officer Sam Malone entered guilty pleas in 2012 to charges they plotted to bribe absentee voters to cast ballots for Hallum. http://www.arkansasonline.com/news/2012/sep/25/five-more-face-charges-voter-frau... http://katv.com/archive/still-eligible-to-serve
Arkansas Amos Sanders M 2011 State House Primary, Runoff and General 2012-09 Absentee Ballot Fraud Eric Fontain Cox, Amos Sanders, Lisa Burns, Deshay Lorenzo Parker III and Leroy Grant were charged with using absentee ballots to defraud an election official during three special elections in 2011. Special Prosecuting Attorney H.G. Foster of Conway filed the charges after a nearly year-long investigation that resulted in four others, including former state lawmaker Hudson Hallum, pleading guilty in federal court to felony charges. Hallum, D-Marion, along with his father, Kent Hallum, West Memphis city councilman Phillip Wayne Carter and West Memphis police officer Sam Malone entered guilty pleas in 2012 to charges they plotted to bribe absentee voters to cast ballots for Hallum. http://www.arkansasonline.com/news/2012/sep/25/five-more-face-charges-voter-frau...
Arkansas Lisa Burns F 2011 State House Primary, Runoff and General 2012-09 Absentee Ballot Fraud Eric Fontain Cox, Amos Sanders, Lisa Burns, Deshay Lorenzo Parker III and Leroy Grant were charged with using absentee ballots to defraud an election official during three special elections in 2011. Special Prosecuting Attorney H.G. Foster of Conway filed the charges after a nearly year-long investigation that resulted in four others, including former state lawmaker Hudson Hallum, pleading guilty in federal court to felony charges. Hallum, D-Marion, along with his father, Kent Hallum, West Memphis city councilman Phillip Wayne Carter and West Memphis police officer Sam Malone entered guilty pleas in 2012 to charges they plotted to bribe absentee voters to cast ballots for Hallum. http://www.arkansasonline.com/news/2012/sep/25/five-more-face-charges-voter-frau...

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