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 Source1sort descending Source2 Source3 Source4 Source5 Follow Up
Connecticut Angel Resto M Absentee Ballot Fraud Resto, a city employee, was accused of voting an absentee ballot when he could have voted in person. Ordered to comply with the law in the future
Ohio Sherise Corn F Petition Fraud 1 Sherise Corn was charged with 1 count prohibitions relating to petitions, felony. Pleaded guilty to prohibited acts concerning declarations and petitions. 2 years of probation
Connecticut Leslie Wertam Absentee Ballot Fraud A complaint was made that Leslie Wertam violated laws for the distribution of absentee ballots. No further action taken on complaint.
Florida Cardel Bailey M 2009 Registration fraud 16 Cardel Bailey was accused of filing multiple voter registration applications with fictitious names and as the same individuals and registering ACORN canvassers to vote multiple times while working on an ACORN voter drive. Charges: 8 counts of false swearing in connection with voting or elections and 8 counts of submission of false voter registration information.
Idaho Kay Annette Hansen F Multiple Voting Accused of voting twice in the Greater Boise Auditorium District candidate election in 2011. Charged with attempting to vote when not qualified or to repeat vote. Pleaded guilty. Received withheld judgment and was given a $287.50 fine and 16 hours of community service.
Connecticut Angelina Paul F Absentee/Mail Illegal Assistance Paul, who worked at the polls as a registrar and for a campaign, was accused of violating laws for assisting people with and handling absentee ballots. She also was accused of voting an absentee ballot when she was not qualified to. Civil penalty of $2,000. Ordered to comply with the law in the future. Lost eligibility to work certain jobs as an election official and handle absentee ballots.
Texas Don Taylor M Don Taylor was mailed a letter. No new violations were reported. Statue of limitations expired. Not charged.
Texas Velma Rosales F A warning letter was sent to Velma Rosales. The investigation was closed. Matter dismissed.
Connecticut Thomas R. Paterno, Sr. M Absentee Ballot Fraud Paterno, a city employee, was accused of voting an absentee ballot when he could have voted in person. $200 fine and ordered to comply with the law in the future
Indiana Tonya Bronaugh F 2003 East Chicago Democratic mayoral primary D Impersonation Forgery 4 1 Tonya Bronaugh was charged as part of a fraud case brought by the Lake County Joint Voter Task Force that ultimately overturned the result of the 2003 East Chicago Democratic mayoral primary. Charged with 2 counts forgery, 1 count of voting in false name, 1 count conspiracy to vote in another’s name. Pleaded guilty to voting in false name, a felony, other charges dismissed. 18 months of probation

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