True the Vote Election Crimes Database

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State Defendant Co-Defendants Sex Date Election D/R Charged Convictedsort descending Type1 Type2 Type3 # Charges # Fraudulent Votes / Election Margin Description Sentence Source1 Source2 Source3 Source4 Source5 Follow Up
New Mexico Unknown impersonator 2014-11 General In person Impersonation 0 1 The Rio Arriba County Clerk’s office confirmed a case of impersonation voter fraud in the November 2014 general election involving an imposter who voted by providing the name and address of an eligible voter. County election staff detected the fraud when the actual voter arrived to vote at the Health Commons Clinic in Española and was told someone else had cast a ballot under his name three days earlier. The man told poll workers he hadn’t voted, and officials were able to confirm that the signature on the original ballot did not match the legal voter’s signature on file. The evidence collected showed that a crime occurred, not a mistake or misunderstanding. Poll workers allowed the man to vote on a provisional ballot. Elections officials have no legal means of actually verifying signatures or confirming identification of a voter. Bobbi Shearer of the Secretary of State’s office said that "under current law there are no means available to poll workers to help them determine if a voter is actually the person he says he is.” Shearer said the fraudulent voter’s vote had already gone through a tabulator and could not be identified or separated from the legitimate ballots in the machine. None - no way to identify the impersonator http://www.santafenewmexican.com/elections/elections_2014/state/incident-spurs-p... http://krqe.com/2014/11/02/officials-new-mexico-man-victim-of-voter-fraud/ http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/3222398/posts
Ohio Christine Macklin F General 2013-05 Absentee/mail Impersonation 1 1 Christine Macklin of Bond Hill is accused of illegally voting from 2008 through 2012 for Mr. Eugene Rienzo, a severely disabled man for whom she was guardian. Macklin allegedly voted Rienzo’s absentee ballot after being disallowed to vote for him at the Board of Elections on October 2, 2012, the first day of early voting. Macklin was subpoenaed to appear before the Hamilton County Board of Elections on May 15, 2013 but did not show. http://www.ohiolibertycoalition.org/ohio-vip-investigation-uncovers-2-new-cases-...
Connecticut Michael Weinberg M Ineligible district voting Michael Weinberg and wife Helene Barbara Weinberg lived in a home in Roxbury while simultaneously maintaining a home in New York City. A neighbor accused the couple of not living in Roxbury, and therefore illegally voting in the 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2009 elections. The neighbor also accused the couple of attempting to disenfranchise the votes of other Roxbury residents by sending out an email indicating that one could register and vote in Roxbury if they paid taxes there, and that they didn't necessarily have to live there. The State of Connecticut State Elections Enforcement Commission determined that the couple did qualify as residents of Roxbury, and didn't send out the email with the intent of disenfranchising anybody's vote, despite the incorrect legal advice. The matter was dismissed Dismissed http://seec.ct.gov/e2casebase/data/fd/FD_2009_122.pdf
Georgia Timothy Godsey M 2008-06 Vote Buying Compensation offered to individuals to register and to vote. (State Elections Board Case #2007-00211080074, City of Chickamauga) $2,000 fine, cease and desist order and a public reprimand https://assets.documentcloud.org/documents/369066/georgia-response-with-cases.pd...
Mississippi Judy Lewis F 2011-02 According to the Public Integrity Division Case View PI-11-00019, a complaint was filed against Judy Lewis on 2/11/11. http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/370944-mississippi-2nd-cases.html
Pennsylvania Robyn Pugh F 2012-06 Registration Fraud Former Middle Smithfield Township golf course director Robyn Pugh was accused of registering to vote in Middle Smithfield Township despite living in Smithfield Township. Charged with perjury, false swearing in official matters and unlawful voting. http://www.poconorecord.com/article/20120612/NEWS/206120326
Washington Aaron Warnock 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 Anthony Valenti M Registration Fraud 1 A charge of registration fraud against Anthony Valenti was found to have Insufficient evidence to pursue. http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/368706-washington-clark-county-response-w...
Connecticut Ann H. Coulter F 2002 2004 Ineligible district voting A complaint was made that Ann H. Coulter may have voted by absentee ballot two times, in a town where she was not a resident. Recommended that no further action be taken. http://seec.ct.gov/e2casebase/data/fd/FD_2009_010.pdf
Washington Robert Victor Holmgren M 2004-11 2005-05 Absentee/Mail Impersonation 1 Robert Victor Holmgren was charged with casting an absentee ballot in the name of his recently deceased spouse, Charlette Holmgren. $250 fine (suspended) http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/395994-washington-king-county-cases.html

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