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 Source4 Source5sort descending Follow Up
New Mexico Priscilla Morales Silvia Gomez Angelica Marquez Priscilla Morales Jesus Dario Hernandez 2012-03 Sunland Park municipal Ineligible district voting 2 1 Priscilla Morales pleaded* guilty to voter fraud and was sentenced to probation. Morales, an El Paso, Texas resident, was registered to vote in Texas but voted in Sunland Park on Feb. 17, 2012, She was charged with fourth-degree felonies of false voting and conspiracy to commit false voting. *Plea deal: Probation http://nmpolitics.net/index/2012/03/two-more-charged-in-sunland-park-voter-fraud... http://nmpolitics.net/Documents/03.06.12.MoralesComplaintRedacted.pdf
Texas Jeff Mund M Jeff Mund was investigated as part of the Gillespie County election dispute in 2008. Case declined for prosecution. Letter sent to secretary of state.
Washington Harline Hai Lien Ng Winnie Wing Yee NG F 2004-11 2005-06 Multiple Voting Absentee/Mail - Impersonation Forgery 1 1 Harline Hai Lien Ng and her daughter, Winnie Wing Yee NG, allegedly signed and sent her deceased husband's absentee ballot. Pleaded and the sentence was deferred. Charged with repeat voting and received a deferred sentence and a fine. 1 year in jail (suspended) and $5,000 fine (suspended $4,900) http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/395994-washington-king-county-cases.html http://community.seattletimes.nwsource.com/archive/?date=20050622&slug=vote22m
Texas Martha Estella Rodriguez Jose Picasso F 2010-05 Alton municipal 2012-12 Ineligible district voting Registration fraud 1 1 Martha Estella Rodriguez, of Mission, pleaded* guilty to knowingly voting in an election for which she was ineligible to cast a ballot, a second-degree felony, in connection to a case involving dozens of people flagged by the City of Alton for voting discrepancies in its May 2010 election. Rodriguez was one of at least 23 people who changed their registration to an address on North Eagle Pass Street belonging to Alton mayoral candidate Jose Picasso in the two months leading up to the election. Rodriguez was given community supervision for two years, one day in jail and a $500 fine in the 398th state District Court. *Plea deal: 1 day in jail, 2 years' community supervision, $500 fine http://www.themonitor.com/news/local/mission-woman-pleads-guilty-to-illegal-voti... http://www.themonitor.com/news/local/women-arrested-accused-of-illegal-voting/ar... http://www.themonitor.com/news/local/former-alton-police-chief-commissioner-tied...
Kentucky William Bart Morris Cletus Maricle Douglas C. Adams Freddy W. Thompson Stanley Bowling Charles Wayne Jones William Stivers Debra L. Morris M 2002 2004 2006 2009-07 Vote Buying Circuit Court Judge Cletus Maricle, and seven others (Douglas C. Adams, Freddy W. Thompson, Stanley Bowling, Charles Wayne Jones, William Stivers, William Bart Morris and Debra L. Morris) were convicted in 2010 in a massive vote-buying scheme that ran through several elections. After a seven-week trial, the defendants were convicted on various charges they faced, which included vote-buying, mail fraud, extortion and money laundering. Several convicted major drug dealers testified during the trial about how easy it was to spread many thousands of dollars around to buy votes. Plea Deal: In 2010 sentenced to 20 years in prison. Appeal resulted in new trial being set and he then pleaded guilty hoping for a lesser sentence. http://www.kentucky.com/news/state/kentucky/article44027145.html http://www.kentucky.com/news/state/kentucky/article44442576.html http://www.kentucky.com/news/local/crime/article44083767.html
Connecticut Lori McArthur Francis McArthur F 2008-11 2010-11 General General Registration Fraud Ineligible district voting Francis McArthur and Lori McArthur registered to vote using as their address, the business address for a private mail facility. An investigation by the Connecticut Elections Enforcement Commission concluded that both women had violated the law by registering to vote using the business address, by affirming they were bona fide residents when they presented themselves to vote and by casting votes. Due to mitigating circumstances, the Commission ordered the removal of the names from the voter rolls under the busienss address, but ordered no further action be taken. Not charged http://seec.ct.gov/e2casebase/data/fd/FD_2011_061.pdf
Connecticut ADDED SOURCE Sean Sullivan M 2008-11 Ineligible district voting Registration fraud Teh Republican and Democratic Registrars of Voters filed a complaint against Sean Sullivan, accusing him of improperly voting in a jurisdiction where he did not reside and misrepresenting where he lived to reactivate his voter registration. Ordered to comply with the law in the future. http://seec.ct.gov/e2casebase/data/fd/fd_2009_006.pdf
Alaska Unknown 3 Voter fraud case referred to Alaska Department of Law Criminal Division. Declined for prosecution. No charges filed. http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/374296-alaska-dept-of-law-response.html
New Mexico Jose Manuel Ramirez (brother of accused former city councilor Angelica Marquez) Angelica Marquez Elizabeth Ramirez M 2012 Registration Fraud Jose Manuel Ramirez, the brother of accused former city councilor Angelica Marquez, reportedly accused of fraudulently registering to vote in New Mexico despite living in El Paso, Texas. Reportedly charged with registration offenses and conspiracy to commit false voting. http://el-paso-news.blogspot.com/2012/07/four-more-charged-in-sunland-park.html
Iowa Mark Patrick Brewer M Mark Brewer was charged with 3rd Degree Election Misconduct 39A.2. Pleaded guilty. Jail http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/407328-iowa-cases.html

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