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
Oregon Lafayette Frederick Keaton M Absentee/Mail Impersonation 2 2 Lafayette Frederick Keaton was accused of using the names of his deceased son and brother to cast additional ballots and gain Social Security benefits. Charged with 2 counts of making a false statement under election laws, a Class C felony. Pleaded guilty to two counts of making a false statement in violation of state elections law. 3 months in jail, 1 year post-prison supervision, 60 hours of community service and a $5,000 fine http://oregoncatalyst.com/3510-Oregon-AG-gets-guilty-plea-voter-fraud-case.html
Washington Douglas Mcgowan 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 Keith Rhinehart M Registration Fraud 1 A charge of registration fraud against Keith Rhinehart 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
Mississippi James Bullock M 2007 Democratic primary, Runoff Vote Buying 5 James Bullock was charged with 5 counts of voter fraud in a vote buying scheme. Pleaded guilty. (Case #BK2008-008, Circuit Court, Benton County) 5 years, with first year under house arrest and 4 years post-release supervision. Pay $2,322.50. http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/394430-mississippi-benton-county-cases-fo... http://djournal.com/news/benton-county-voter-fraud/
New Mexico Jesus Dario Hernandez Silvia Gomez Angelica Marquez Priscilla Morales 2012-03 Sunland Park municipal
Pennsylvania Eugene Gallagher M 2013-11 Absentee/mail Forgery 2 6 Eugene Gallagher pleaded guilty to voter fraud for persuading Taylor residents and nonresidents to register for absentee ballots in the November 2013 borough council election using a Taylor address. Gallagher also had the six victims listed in a criminal complaint sign the ballot’s envelopes, but never gave them an opportunity to fill them out for themselves. Gallagher resigned his council seat and pleaded guilty to two misdemeanors, including forgery, and a separate DUI charge, which was included in his sentence. Lackawanna County Judge Michael Barrasse sentenced Gallagher to a maximum of 10 months in county jail and two months of house arrest, and Gallagher can never again hold public office, *Plea deal: Up to 10 months in county jail, 2 months house arrest, 200 hours community service, barred from holding public office. http://m.thetimes-tribune.com/news/ex-taylor-councilman-gets-jail-for-voter-frau... http://thetimes-tribune.com/news/taylor-councilman-turns-himself-in-on-forgery-e...
Iowa David Thomas Borgman M Ineligible felon voting 1 1 Voting without restored rights due to felony conviction. Charged with 4th Degree Election Misconduct 39A.2. Pleaded guilty. Pleaded and received suspended jail and fines.
Connecticut Thomas R. Paterno, Sr. M Absentee Ballot Fraud Paterno, a city employee, was accused of voting an absentee ballot when he could have voted in person. $200 fine and ordered to comply with the law in the future
Washington Yong Deocampo 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...

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