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
Alabama Pinto Smith (former county commissioner) Connie Tyree M 1994-11 General 1997-01 Absentee/Mail Impersonation Forgery 13 Greene County Commissioner Pinto Smith and Connie Tyree, a county employee and deputy registrar, were convicted of absentee ballot fraud stemming from the 1994 general election. Smith and Tyree falsified absentee ballot applications and voter registrations, falsely signed as witnesses, provided false address information and forged signatures. Smith was sentenced to 33 months in prison followed by two years' supervised release. 33 months in prison followed by two years' supervised release. http://www.tuscaloosanews.com/article/20021020/NEWS/210200353?p=5&tc=pg http://www.justice.gov/osg/brief/smith-and-tyree-v-united-states-opposition
Connecticut Nancy Harding (town council member) F Absentee Ballot Fraud Harding, a town council member, was accused of voting an absentee ballot when she could have voted in person. $500 fine, ordered to comply with the law in the future and lost eligibility for certain election jobs
Georgia Stanley Byars M 2011-08 Ineligible District Voting Accused of voting in one district while living in another district. (State Elections Board Case #2010-00171109571; City of Jonesboro) $5,000 fine, cease and desist order and public reprimand. Also required to pay investigative costs because he failed to show up at the hearing. https://assets.documentcloud.org/documents/369066/georgia-response-with-cases.pd...
Indiana Paul Etheridge (former New Albany mayoral candidate) Joshua Clemons M D 2012-09 Absentee/Mail Forgery 3 1 Paul Etheridge pleaded* guilty to forgery of an official ballot endorsement, a Class D felony, after he and Joshua Clemons were charged with three counts each of falsely obtaining and marking absentee ballots. *Plea deal: 1 year and 180 days (suspended), 1 year and 180 days supervised probation, 24 hours community service http://floydcountyprosecutor.org/2013/10/18/voter-fraud-case-concluded/ https://public.courts.in.gov/mycase/#/vw/CaseSummary/eyJ2Ijp7IkNhc2VUb2tlbiI6Ilp...
Connecticut Troy Pivarnik M Ineligible district voting Troy Pivarnik was accused of voting in a district where he didn't live during a primary when his mother was on the ballot. Another candidate in the election accused him. Dismissed because of insufficient evidence. Dismissed
Massachusetts Jack Villamaino (East Longmeadow Selectman) Courtney Llewellyn M 2012-09 Republican primary R 2012-10 Registration fraud Absentee/Mail 12 285 Courtney Llewellyn pleaded guilty to voter fraud charges in Hampden Superior Court. Llewellyn was accused of conspiring with former East Longmeadow Selectman Jack Villamaino in a scheme to change the party affiliations of hundreds of voters to help his chances of winning the Republican Primary. Villamaino was running for State Representative at the time. He pleaded guilty to similar charges last month and sentenced to four months in jail. Llewellyn pleaded guilty to a lesser misdemeanor charge and will serve a of year probation. Four of the charges were "continued without a finding." Those charges include larceny, forgery and felony counts of interfering with an election official. She has been ordered to do community service. Villamaino pleaded guilty in Hampden County Superior Court to charges of larceny under $250, interfering with an election official, four counts of forgery of a document, four counts of perjury, and conspiracy to commit an unlawful act. Villamaino and his wife, Courtney Llewellyn, were charged in 2012 with changing the party affiliations for about 280 East Longmeadow voters. *Plea deal: 1 year in house of corrections (only 4 months to be served) plus 1 year of probation plus 200 hours community service, for 11 charges including felony forgery and perjury [1 count larceny under $250, 1 count interfering with an election official, 4 counts of forgery of a document, 4 counts of perjury, and 1 count conspiracy to commit an unlawful act ]  [original 12 charges: 9 counts of absentee voter fraud, 1 count of illegal attempt to vote, 1 count of interfering with election officials, 1 count of larceny] http://www.thenewamerican.com/usnews/politics/item/16491-two-sentenced-in-massac... http://www.westernmassnews.com/story/23069229/jack-villamaino-to-serve-4-months-...
Kansas Wyandotte County - Name Unknown 2004 Multiple Voting 1 A person was accused of voting in Missouri and Kansas. Prosecuted by US Attorney; defendant pleaded guilty to misdemeanor. http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/366880-kansas-2nd-response-part-1.html
Pennsylvania Eric Eugene Jordan M 2009-05 Registration Fraud While working for ACORN, Eric Eugene Jordan was charged with solicitation for pay and interference. He is accused of filing three applications in his own name in order to meet his daily quota. http://www.post-gazette.com/breaking/2009/05/07/ACORN-workers-charged-with-forgi...
Mississippi Liz Terry F 2011-02 According to the Public Integrity Division Case View PI-11-00020, a complaint was filed against Liz Terry on 2/11/11. Charges involved "financial crimes" related to voter fraud. http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/370944-mississippi-2nd-cases.html
Washington Douglas Bonneprise M Registration Fraud 1 A charge of registration fraud against Douglas Bonneprise was found to have Insufficient evidence to pursue. http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/368706-washington-clark-county-response-w...

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