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
Washington Kendra Thill 2007-07 Registration Fraud 1 Felony charges were filed against 7 individuals who submitted about 1,800 registration cards on behalf of the Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now, or ACORN. The organization agreed to keep a better eye on its employees and pay $25,000 to defray costs of the investigation. Kendra Thill was charged with 1 count of providing false information on a voter registration, a felony Dismissed http://www.bigbigforums.com/news-and-information/551359-7-charged-voter-registra... http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/395994-washington-king-county-cases.html
Arizona Gina Thi Canova Peter Canova F 2008-11 General 2011-03 Multiple Voting Ineligible district voting Registration fraud 15 1 Gina Thi Canova and her husband Peter Canova were each convicted on a misdemeanor charge of attempted illegal voting for registering and voting twice in the November 2008 general election, in both Maricopa County, Arizona and Douglas County, Nevada. In 2010, Gina Canova voted in elections in both Arizona and Nevada. The Canovas were originally charged with 15 felony counts of voter fraud including false registrations, illegal voting and filing false instruments. 300 hours community service, $13,800 fine http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2012/12/30/arizona-nabs-double-voter... http://www.azfamily.com/story/28334496/pair-arrested-for-voter-fraud
Indiana Valerie McGowan F 2003 East Chicago Democratic mayoral primary D Absentee Ballot Fraud Ineligible district voting Perjury 4 Valerie McGowan 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 1 count of fraudulent application for ballots, 1 count voting in other precinct, 2 counts perjury. Pleaded guilty to voting in other precinct, a felony. Other counts dismissed. 18 months probation
Oregon Rebecca Kiser F 2004-11 Petition Fraud 8 Rebecca Kiser submitted forged signatures on an initiative petition. Pleaded guilty to 1 count of making false statements under election laws, a Class C felony. The remaining 7 counts of the indictment were dismissed. 3 days in jail, 36 months of probation, $500 fine, $120 unitary assessment and 40 hours of community service http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/366805-oregon-prosecuted-cases-log-to-ari...
Kentucky Lawrence County - Name Unknown 2010 Registration Fraud An unnamed individual was charged with wrongful registration. Pre-trial diversion. http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/399240-kentucky-statewide-cases.html
Virginia 17 Fairfax County voters 2012-11 General 2014-08 Multiple voting 17 17 individuals who appear to have voted in both Fairfax County and various localities in Maryland during the 2012 General Election, and in some cases, multiple federal elections over the last decade, were referred to the Fairfax County Commonwealth’s Attorney, the Office of the Attorney General of Virginia and the federal Department of Justice for investigation of possible voter fraud. http://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/news/2014/voter-fraud-investigation.htm
Georgia Patricia Grady F Absentee Ballot Fraud Accused of mishandling absentee ballots of elderly electors. (State Elections Board Case #200800421100179; Coffee County) $100 fine, cease and desist order and public reprimand https://assets.documentcloud.org/documents/369066/georgia-response-with-cases.pd...
Missouri Michelle Robinson F 2001 Mayoral Registration Fraud 9 In 2001, Michelle Robinson worked for Operation Big Vote in a voter registration drive. She filled out registration applications in the name of deceased individuals. Pleaded guilty of 13 election law violations Probation, community service and transcendental meditation training https://business.highbeam.com/435553/article-1G1-143960353/woman-sentenced-servi... http://www.semissourian.com/story/64627.html
Connecticut in original but not coded spreadsheet. 2/8/17 - emailed Ellen. She indicated it was a spelling mistake/duplicate. Linda Moore. Linda Morre F Absentee/Mail Illegal assistance Linda Morre admitted to soliciting absentee ballot applications from Shaw's Supermarket employees and not signing her name to the applications. $500 fine http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/Absentee-ballot-fraud-has-long-history-in-223...
Indiana Pam Brunette F 2008 Democratic primary D 2012-04 Petition fraud Forgery 3 0 Pam Brunette pleaded* guilty to one count of felony forgery, one count of felony official misconduct and one count of felony falsifying a petition. Charges were filed against four St. Joseph County Democratic officials and deputies as part of a multiple-felony case involving the alleged forging of Democratic presidential primary petitions in the 2008 election, which put then-candidates Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton on the Indiana ballot. The officials were accused of taking part in a scheme to fake signatures and names on the primary petitions needed to run for president. Brunette was employed as the Democrat board member in the voter registration office, appointed by former St. Joseph County Democratic party chair Butch Morgan. Page after page of the petitions were clearly in the same handwriting, but the petitions sailed through the Board of Elections without any problems, "because election workers in charge of verifying their validity were the same people faking the signatures." Prosecutors said that nine of the Obama petition pages were apparently forged. Each petition contains up to 10 names, making a possible total of 90 faked names, which could have brought the Obama total below the legal limit that was required for him to qualify for the ballot. *Plea deal: 2 years probation, testified against Morgan and Blythe http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/06/17/indiana-dem-official-sentenced-to-pri... http://articles.southbendtribune.com/2013-04-25/news/38825647_1_morgan-and-blyth...

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