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 # Chargessort descending # Fraudulent Votes / Election Margin Description Sentence Source1 Source2 Source3 Source4 Source5 Follow Up
Georgia Talbot County Registrar's Office Absentee Ballot Fraud The Talbot County Registrar's Office was accused of sending out ballots to elderly voters who did not request them. $200 fine, cease and desist order and public reprimand
Indiana Michael Harretos M 2003 Democratic primary D 2006-09 Ineligible district voting 1 Michael Harretos voted in a precinct other than his own in the May 2003 Democratic primary, in which longtime East Chicago Mayor Robert Pastrick narrowly defeated challenger George Pabey. The Indiana Supreme Court overturned Pastrick's victory due to widespread voter fraud and ordered a new election. 1 year on probation, 40 hours of community service, $500 fine http://advanceindiana.blogspot.com/2007/03/east-chicago-vote-fraud-prosecutions.... http://www.nwitimes.com/sports/eight-more-charged-with-vote-fraud/article_5641de...
New York Unknown impersonators 2012-11 General In person Impersonation 2 There were at least two instances of ‘outright voter fraud’ in Dutchess County in November 2012 — one in the city of Poughkeepise and another in Pleasant Valley — where a voter went to vote only to find someone had forged that person’s name and voted in their stead. Both instances were referred to the Dutchess County Sheriff’s Office for investigation. None - no way to identify the impersonators http://www.dailyfreeman.com/general-news/20121108/dutchess-county-voting-marred-...
Missouri Joel Neal M 2008 D Absentee/Mail Impersonation 1 Joel Neal requested an absentee ballot using his deceased mother's identity and voted using that ballot. He also voted under his own name in the Democratic primary. 1 month of home confinement and a $2,000 fine http://www.electionjournal.org/2008/07/18/st-louis-man-sentenced-after-voting-fo...
Connecticut Nancy Hill F Multiple Voting The Ridgefield Registrar of Voters brought a complaint against Nancy Hill alleging she attempted to vote more than once in the same election. The Connecticut Elections Enforcement Commission investigation concluded that due to mitigating circumstances, Hill had not intentionally voted twice and recommended no further action be taken. http://seec.ct.gov/e2casebase/data/fd/FD_2010_009.pdf
Connecticut Warren Blunt (former city councilman) F 2000-03 Democratic primary D Absentee/Mail Illegal assistance Warren Blunt admitted to being present while individuals voted by absentee ballot and then taking possession of their ballots cast in the March 2000 Bridgeport Town Committee Democratic primary, in which Blunt was a candidate for re-election. $2,500 fine, resigned from the Democratic Town Committee, barred from seeking elected office for 2 years http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/Absentee-ballot-fraud-has-long-history-in-223...
New Mexico Jesus Dario Hernandez Silvia Gomez Angelica Marquez Priscilla Morales 2012-03 Sunland Park municipal
Kentucky Michael Page Jeffrey Newport Martha Hughes Tony Gumm William Proffitt Corey Page M 2006-11 General Vote buying Michael Page pleaded* guilty to conspiring to buy votes in the 2006 Monroe County general election, along with Jeffrey Newport, Tony Gumm, William Proffitt, Corey Page, and Martha Hughes. From October to November 7, 2006, the group conspired to pay voters to cast walk-in absentee ballots. *Plea deal: 2 years probation, 6 months home detention, $2000 fine http://www.wbko.com/home/headlines/4_Monroe_Countians_Sentenced_in_Vote-Buying_S... https://www.fbi.gov/louisville/press-releases/2011/final-defendant-pleads-guilty...
West Virginia Ernest J. Stapleton (former commander of a Veterans of Foreign Wars post) M Ernest J. Stapleton was indicted with others for a conspiracy to control county government in Lincoln County by buying votes, keeping some supporters’ property taxes low, controlling county and state government jobs and rewarding supporters by ensuring their roads were repaired. Siphoned $35,000 from the post's raffles to buy votes. Charged with mail fraud. Pleaded guilty. http://www.ejfi.org/Voting/Voting-71.htm http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/396135-eac.html
Maryland Fredericus Hubertus Slicher M "Numerous federal elections for more than 30 years" Non-citizen voting (+registration) Registration fraud - noncitizen Slicher has voted in numerous federal elections for more than 30 years despite being ineligible to vote due to alienage. In August 2013, Slicher was discovered by ERO officers to be a foreign national on the Maryland Sex Offender Registry. In September 2013, ERO officers asked Slicher about his citizenship. Slicher falsely claimed to be a U.S. citizen and presented the forged naturalization certificate as proof, along with his fraudulently obtained U.S. passport. After it was determined that the documents were forged, ERO officers arrested him for being in violation of U.S. immigration law. During questioning it was discovered that Slicher was collecting Medicare, social security benefits and had been actively voting. According to his plea agreement, Slicher is a citizen and national of Netherlands, who entered the United States in 1967 on a visitor visa. He was later given a work visa, which expired in 1969. Slicher applied for a permanent work visa, but was denied. Nevertheless, Slicher did not leave the United States and has been unlawfully present ever since. In 1974, Slicher obtained a forged U.S. naturalization certificate which he used to obtain numerous identity documents, including a U.S. passport, a social security card and a Maryland driver's license. Slicher is a registered sex offender as the result of a 2004 state child abuse conviction. 3 months in prison followed by 1 year of supervised release. Judge Bennett also entered an order that Slicher pay restitution of $48,928 for social security and Medicare benefits unlawfully received. Following his criminal sentence, he will be transferred into ERO custody pending removal from the United States. https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ero-baltimore-arrests-registered-sex-offender-...

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