True the Vote Election Crimes Database

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State Defendantsort ascending Co-Defendants Sex Date Election D/R Charged Convicted Type1 Type2 Type3 # Charges # Fraudulent Votes / Election Margin Description Sentence Source1 Source2 Source3 Source4 Source5 Follow Up
Kentucky William Andrew King M 2009 General Registration fraud - ineligible felon King, a convicted felon, was allegedly wrongfully registered to vote. Charged with wrongful registration. Pleaded guilty. (10-CR-00026, Grant County) One-year sentence with a pre-trial diversion of 4 years. http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/373976-kentucky-ag-response-with-cases.ht...
Kentucky Willard Smith "Donnie Newsome (Knott County Judge-Executive)" M 1998-05 Primary D 2003-04 Vote buying Knott County Judge-Executive Donnie Newsome was convicted of leading a conspiracy to buy votes in the May 26, 1998 Knott County primary election. The jury found that Donnie Newsome and Willard Smith, working together and with other conspirators, approached and paid numerous impoverished, handicapped, illiterate or otherwise impaired persons to vote for Newsome and others by absentee ballot, resulting in a large increase in the rate of absentee voting 2 years in prison and $5,000 fine http://www.justice.gov/archive/opa/pr/2004/March/04_crm_164.htm http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/900460/posts
Georgia Wilkes County Board of Registrars Absentee Ballot Fraud The Wilkes County Board of Registrars accepted an absentee ballot when signature did not match. $100 civil penalty, given cease and desist order and public reprimand
Kentucky Wilbur Graves Gary Bartley Ronald Muse Wanda Moore M 2006-11 General 2010-06 Vote buying Wilbur Graves, a former Monroe County Judge-Executive, was convicted of conspiracy to buy votes during the 2006 Monroe County general election. Tompkinsville residents Gary Bartley, Ronald Muse and Wanda Moore were also charged in the conspiracy. 12 months and 1 day in prison, 2 years supervised release, $5000 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... http://www.wbko.com/home/headlines/96184809.html
Kentucky Whitley County - Name Unknown 2002 Registration Fraud 1 An unnamed individual was charged with one count of destruction of registration records. Charge dismissed. Dismissed http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/399240-kentucky-statewide-cases.html
Maryland Wendy Rosen F 2006 2008 2010 Generals, Presidential primary D 2012 Ineligible district voting Multiple voting Multi-state voting 2 2 The Maryland Democratic Party discovered that Wendy W. Rosen, a Democratic candidate for Maryland's 1st Congressional District, "has been registered to vote in both Florida and Maryland since at least 2006; that she in fact voted in the 2006 general election both in Florida and Maryland; and that she voted in the presidential preference primaries held in both Florida and Maryland in 2008,” based on a September 2012 examination of the voter files from both states, according to Yvette Lewis, the state party chair.  In 2013, Rosen pleaded* guilty to voting illegally in two elections, casting ballots in 2006 and 2010 in Baltimore County even though her legal residence was in Florida. Her plea agreement with the Maryland State Prosecutor's Office sentences Rosen to serve five years’ probation, pay a $5,000 fine, and serve 500 hours of community service.  *Plea deal: 5 years' probation, plus $5,000 fine, plus 500 hours community service, for 2 counts of illegally voting in Maryland https://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/maryland-politics/post/maryland-democrat-qu... http://articles.baltimoresun.com/2013-03-08/news/bal-wendy-rosen-reaches-plea-ag... http://chestertownspy.org/2013/03/08/wendy-rosen-peads-guilty-to-illegal-voting/
Georgia Wendy Mikell F Registration Fraud Mikell was accused of being in violation of Georgia law § 21-2-218(c), which deals with submitting change of address forms. Cease and desist order https://web.archive.org/web/20161216002204/http://www.documentcloud.org/document...
Georgia Wendy McGlamery F 2010-02 Absentee/Mail Accused of unlawfully assisting voters with absentee ballots. (State Elections Board Case #2009-0013; Wilcox Nursing Home) $500 civil penalty, cease and desist order and public reprimand https://assets.documentcloud.org/documents/369066/georgia-response-with-cases.pd...
North Carolina Wayne Shatley Ross "Toogie" Banner Carlos Hood Anita Moore Valerie Moore M 2002-11 General R 2003-07 Vote Buying 4 Wayne Shatley was accused of organizing and engaging four others to buy votes for Gary Clark, the Republican candidate for sheriff in the 2002 general election in Caldwell County. He financed it with $5,000 to $6,000 of his own money. Charged with 1 count with conspiracy to buy votes and 3 counts with actually buying votes. Convicted by a jury on all counts. 33 months' imprisonment http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/955845/posts http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/366806-north-carolina-reporter-from-news2... http://www.ca4.uscourts.gov/Opinions/Published/054118.P.pdf
Connecticut Wayne Baker M R Absentee/Mail Wayne Baker, chairman of a Republican town committee, was accused of not providing information required by law on unsolicited absentee ballot applications. Ordered to comply with laws for disseminating unsolicited absentee ballot applications in the future

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