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 Chargedsort descending Convicted Type1 Type2 Type3 # Charges # Fraudulent Votes / Election Margin Description Sentence Source1 Source2 Source3 Source4 Source5 Follow Up
Connecticut Jeannette Nadrizny F Absentee Ballot Fraud Nadrizny, a city employee, was accused of voting an absentee ballot when she could have voted in person. $200 fine and ordered to comply with the law in the future
Connecticut James M. Brown M 2009 Democratic Primary, municipal D Absentee/Mail Illegal Assistance An investigation by the Connecticut State Elections Enforcement Commission determined that Brown, who assisted with Lydia Martinez’s campaign for city council, had violated laws pertaining to the dissemination and completion of absentee ballots. (Connecticut State Elections Enforcement Commission - File #2009-101) $300 fine, prohibited for four years from soliciting absentee ballots/distributing absentee ballot applications and required to comply with elections law. http://seec.ct.gov/e2casebase/data/fd/FD_2009_101.pdf
Washington Rhett Fulwider M Registration Fraud 1 A charge of registration fraud against Rhett Fulwider was found to have Insufficient evidence to pursue. http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/368706-washington-clark-county-response-w...
Rhode Island Robert Costa M 2004 Primary Ineligible district voting 1 Keith and Robert Costa, father and son, were each charged with one count of fraudulent voting when they allegedly did not use their actual address when they voted in a primary. http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/368319-rhode-island-2nd-response.html
Michigan Jason Bauer (former Democratic Operations Director) Michael McGuinness M 2010-11 D OTHER 9 Jason Bauer and Michael McGuinness were two Oakland County Democrats who pleaded no contest to charges related to putting fake Tea Party candidates on the Nov. 2010 election in an attempt to dilute the Republican ballot. Bauer pleaded no contest to five felonies. 1 year probation and more than $2,500 in fines and court costs http://www.theoaklandpress.com/article/OP/20111121/NEWS/311219932 https://www.michigancapitolconfidential.com/16300 http://www.theoaklandpress.com/article/OP/20111207/NEWS/312079935
Missouri John Moretina Clara Moretina M 2010-03 Democrat Primary - 2010 D Registration Fraud - ineligible district 2 1 John and Clara Moretina, aunt and uncle of Democrat State Rep. J.J. Rizzo, pleaded* guilty to voter fraud - one count each of state misdemeanor charges of Committing Class Three Election Offenses - in Jackson County. According to County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker, they willfully provided to Kansas City Board of Election officials false information as to their addresses and residences in order to vote. The Moretinas admitted they attempted to cast an improper ballot in the Aug. 3, 2010, Missouri House primary in the 40th district. Rizzo won the primary by one vote. Kansas City Police Department detectives began to investigate voter fraud allegations after John C. Moretina pleaded* guilty in U.S. District Court to voter fraud by registering to vote on or about July 9, 2010, using a false address. Moretina, who actually resided in Gladstone in Clay County, voted in the 40th District primary in Jackson County on Aug. 3, 2010, using the false address. The Moretinas told an FBI Special Agent in May 2012 that they registered to vote in the 40th District primary because their nephew was a candidate for the Missouri House of Representatives in the 40th District. In addition to a fine, both will forfeit their voting rights. *Plea deal/state: $250 fine plus forfeiture of voting rights, for 1 misdemeanor charge of Committing Class Three Election Offense. *Plea deal/federal: ?? http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article322182/M... http://www.kshb.com/news/political/relatives-of-mo-lawmaker-plead-guilty-to-vote... http://www.kmov.com/story/28477998/uncle-of-missouri-lawmaker-admits-to-voter-fr... http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/the-buzz/article319076/BREAKING-Guilty-plea-in-Missouri-voter-fraud-case-UPDATED.html
Florida Unknown impersonator(s) 2016-11 General Absentee/Mail 5 The Seminole County Supervisor of Elections received five fraudulent mail ballots in the 2016 general election, forged in the names of Lawrence and Susan Halperin, Matt and Joy McGahey, and one other voter. http://www.orlandosentinel.com/news/breaking-news/os-seminole-county-election-fr...
Connecticut Joan A. Forte F D Absentee/mail Illegal Assistance Prior to a Democratic Town Committee primary, Forte filled in the upper portion of the Form ED-3, "Application for Absentee Ballot," for individuals who reside in public housing in New Haven, Connecticut. Under General Statutes, Forte was required to sign these applications but failed to do so. Forte entered a consent agreement, saying that she would pay a civil penalty of $500 and in the future comply with the requirements. Civil penalty of $500 and in the future comply with the requirements.
Georgia ADDED SOURCE Tiffany Owens F Illegal assistance Tiffany Owens was an election official who was alleged to have provided unlawful assistance to a voter. The matter was dismissed for lack of specific intent. The matter was dismissed for lack of specific intent. https://web.archive.org/web/20161226021856/http://www.documentcloud.org/document...
Kansas Wyandotte County - Names Unknown Absentee Ballot Fraud Forgery Impersonation Nurse's aides were accused of voting ballots for residents without their consent. Provisional ballots not counted. (multiple cases) http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/366880-kansas-2nd-response-part-1.html

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