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 Chargedsort descending Convicted Type1 Type2 Type3 # Charges # Fraudulent Votes / Election Margin Description Sentence Source1 Source2 Source3 Source4 Source5 Follow Up
Washington Jay Leeberg M 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 Thomas Kvinge M Thomas Kvinge was suspected of being an "unqualified person voting", but there was insufficient evidence to pursue. http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/368706-washington-clark-county-response-w...
Connecticut Minnie Gonzalez (former state representative) F 2006-03 Democratic Hartford town committee primary D Absentee/Mail Illegal assistance 4 4 State Rep. Minnie Gonzalez was “knowingly present” while four voters fraudulently filled out absentee ballots at City Hall during the 2006 Hartford Town Committee Democratic primary election. $4,500 fine http://ctmirror.org/2013/09/03/minnie-gonzalez-loses-appeal-ballot-case/ http://blogs.courant.com/capitol_watch/2009/06/witness-death-hurts-election-a.ht...
Texas Andrea Campos Bierstedt F 2008 Primary Absentee/Mail Illegal assistance 2 2 Andrea Campos Bierstedt was charged with two counts of absentee ballot fraud for illegal possession of a ballot and unlawful assistance (TEC 64.036 and 86.006) in the 2008 primary election. bierstedt entered pre-trial diversion. Pre-Trial Intervention: 6 months, $3500 donation to county http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/404105-texas-ag-response.html Duval/Live Oak: 20082, 20083
North Carolina Nicholas Marquis Dalton M 2008-11 Ineligible felon voting Nicholas Marquis Dalton was charged with voting by a convicted felon whose rights had not been restored. The case was dismissed May 11, 2009, because the state could not establish criminal intent beyond a reasonable doubt. Dismissed http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/370947-north-carolina-denial-1.html
Florida Jeffrey Garcia M 2012-08 Democratic primary D Absentee/Mail Jeffrey Garcia pleaded* guilty to one felony charge and three misdemeanor charges after admitting he illegally requested hundreds of absentee ballots while he was running the 2012 primary campaign of Democrat Rep. Joe Garcia. Garcia was involved in a sophisticated scheme to manipulate primary elections by submitting hundreds of fraudulent absentee-ballot requests. He also worked on the campaign of Democrat Patrick Murphy of Jupiter, who unseated Republican congressman Allen West. A Herald investigation found that hundreds of 2,552 fraudulent requests for the August 14 primaries originated from Internet Protocol addresses in Miami. The targeted voters in the online scheme were selected because they were registered but infrequent voters. Filling out the request form and sending the ballots directly to them or manipulating their ballots in another capacity are both felonies and were the apparent goals of the plot. *Plea Deal: 90 days in jail, 18months probation including 90 days of house arrest http://www.nbcmiami.com/news/local/Congressman-Joe-Garcia-Responds-to-Chief-of-S... http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/10/22/fla-congressman-ex-chief-staff-jailed...
Pennsylvania Cheryl Ali F 2014-05 Primary In person Impersonation 1 1 Cheryl Ali pleaded* guilty to two misdemeanor charges for illegally voting on behalf of her mother, who she said was ill, and serving as machine inspector in the 36th Ward's Eighth Division in the 2014 general election although she did not live there. Ali was sentenced to one year of probation and stripped of her right to vote for four years. *Plea deal: 1 year probation, barred from voting for 4 years http://articles.philly.com/2016-01-15/news/69768856_1_36th-ward-election-officer...
Connecticut Jeannette Nadrizny F Absentee Ballot Fraud Nadrizny, a city employee, was accused of voting an absentee ballot when she could have voted in person. $200 fine and ordered to comply with the law in the future
Washington Rhett Fulwider M Registration Fraud 1 A charge of registration fraud against Rhett Fulwider was found to have Insufficient evidence to pursue. http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/368706-washington-clark-county-response-w...
Wisconsin Maria Miles (ACORN employee) Kevin Clancy F 2008 General Registration fraud 1 0 Maria Miles of Milwaukee pleaded* guilty to one count of Falsely Procuring Voter Registration as Party to a Crime (Felony Class I) while working for ACORN during the 2008 presidential election. Clancy was accused of submitting multiple voter registration applications for the same individuals, and also was part of a scheme in which he and other Special Registration Deputies registered each other to vote multiple times in order to meet voter registration quotas imposed by ACORN. Co-defendant and fellow ACORN employee Kevin Clancy also pleaded guilty to the same charge. http://www.maciverinstitute.com/2010/10/acorn-worker-pleads-guilty-to-vote-fraud...

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