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 Source2 Source3 Source4sort descending Source5 Follow Up
Georgia Stephen Bell M Petition Fraud Stephen Bell was accused of not signing as affidavit of petition circulator in the presence of a notary. Notaries did not notarize in the presence of affiants. https://web.archive.org/web/20161216002204/http://www.documentcloud.org/document...
Washington Marna Cole 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...
Wisconsin Troy A. Schiller M 2016-04 Primary 2016-07 Multiple voting 1 1 Troy Schiller was charged with felony voter fraud for voting twice in the April 2016 primary election, once in Pittsville where he was registered to vote, and once in Dexter where he voted via same day registration. If convicted, Schiller faces a maximum sentence of 3.5 years in prison. http://www.wisconsinrapidstribune.com/story/news/2016/08/01/dexter-man-faces-vot...
Idaho Richard A. Keane Lisa Carol Keane M 2009-11 City of Lewiston 2010-08 Registration Fraud False Swearing Ineligible Voting 2 1 Richard Keane was charged with perjury and illegal voting in Nez Pearce County, Idaho. He was reported to have given the address of a home sold in 2005 in order to vote. Charged with illegal voting, illegal registration and falsely swearing to qualify as a voter. Pleaded guilty. Plea agreement changed felony to a misdemeanor. Given 1 year unsupervised probation, $1000 fine and $87.50 court costs. http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/396049-idaho-court-findings-nez-perce-co....
Alabama Olivia Reynolds Lesa Coleman Janice Hart Daniel Reynolds F 2013 Dothan municipal D 2014-05 Absentee/Mail Conspiracy 26 24 Olivia Reynolds was convicted of 24 counts of fraudulently obtaining absentee ballots during the 2013 Dothan city commission election on behalf of District 2 Commissioner Amos Newsome, her boyfriend. Newsome won the race by just 14 votes. Co-defendants Lesa Coleman, Janice Hart, and Daniel Reynolds were also found guilty in the absentee ballot fraud scheme. 5 year split sentence - 2 years in prison (amended to 6 months in community corrections) http://www.dothaneagle.com/news/crime_court/dothan-voter-fraud-defendant-sentenc... http://www.dothaneagle.com/news/crime_court/olivia-reynolds-found-guilty-of-coun... http://www.cbs46.com/story/25479135/3-charged-with-voter-fraud-in-houston-county
Texas Cynthia Lopez F 2008 Primary Absentee/Mail 3 3 Cynthia Lopez pleaded* guilty to one count of absentee ballot fraud after being charged with three counts of illegally returning marked ballots (TEC 86.006) in the 2008 primary election. *Plea deal: 180 days in jail (suspended), 12 months probation, 40 hours community service, $200 fine http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/404105-texas-ag-response.html Jim Wells/Live Oak: 20066
Georgia Ron Singletary M OTHER Ron Singletary was accused of failing to notify of change of address. $100 fine, cease and desist order and public reprimand
Washington Emnet Asalefew 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...
Washington Tami L. Mathias F 2004-11 General Multiple Voting Absentee Ballot Fraud 1 Tami L. Mathias reportedly voted two absentee ballots during the November 2004 general election, one from King County, Washington, and one from Jefferson County, Washington, where she lived. Criminal charges were not filed on the assumption that she "made an honest mistake." No charges filed; name kept on file for likely criminal prosecution if he repeated the action; King County registration cancelled. http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/370216-washington-jefferson-county.html
Indiana Eduardo Perez Sr. M 2003 Democratic primary D Absentee/Mail 1 1 Eduardo Perez pleaded* guilty to one count of fraudulently receiving a ballot in the 2003 mayoral Democratic primary. *Plea deal: 18 months probation http://www.nwitimes.com/news/local/three-sentenced-for-e-c-vote-fraud/article_32...

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