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
California Gary Gahn M 2002 Impersonation Gary Gahn pleaded guilty to misdemeanor.
Connecticut Mark Rutkowski M Absentee Ballot Fraud A complaint was made that Mark Rutkowski didn't return a list of individuals to whom he distributed absentee ballot applications. Matter dismissed. Dismissed
Indiana John Cook Michael R. Marshall Christopher Marshall M 2010 Jeffersonville mayoral D 2011-10 Absentee/Mail Perjury 9 John Cook pleaded* to one felony count of perjury in connection with a voter fraud scheme involving absentee ballots and applications submitted in Jennings county in 2010. Michael Marshall and Christopher Marshall were also indicted on voter fraud charges. *Plea deal: http://www.newsandtribune.com/archives/galligan-aide-indicted-for-voter-fraud/ar... https://public.courts.in.gov/mycase/#/vw/CaseSummary/eyJ2Ijp7IkNhc2VUb2tlbiI6Ik4...
Connecticut Adele B. Pomerleau F Absentee/Mail Illegal Assistance Pomerleau was accused of neglecting to provide information about herself as required by law, such as her signature, when she assisted about 12 residents of a convalescent home where she worked with their absentee ballot applications. Civil penalty of $100.00. Ordered to comply with the law in the future.
Texas Martin Perez M Martin Perez was not formally charged with anything and the case was dismissed because there was insufficient evidence to prosecute.
Texas Diane Hubenak F Diane Hubenak was mailed a letter. No new violations were reported. Statue of limitations expired. Not charged.
Connecticut Dorothy Balkan F Absentee Ballot Fraud Balkan, who worked at the polls on Election Day, was accused of voting an absentee ballot when she could have voted in person. $100 fine, ordered to comply with the law in the future and lost eligibility to work certain election jobs
Texas Theresa Ibarra F Theresa Ibarra was mailed a letter. No new violations were reported. Statue of limitations expired. Not charged.
Connecticut Nancy Harding (town council member) F Absentee Ballot Fraud Harding, a town council member, was accused of voting an absentee ballot when she could have voted in person. $500 fine, ordered to comply with the law in the future and lost eligibility for certain election jobs
Connecticut Michael Mele M Absentee Ballot Fraud A complaint was made that Michael Mele didn't return a list of people to whom he gave absentee ballot applications. No further action taken on complaint.

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