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 Type2sort descending Type3 # Charges # Fraudulent Votes / Election Margin Description Sentence Source1 Source2 Source3 Source4 Source5 Follow Up
Washington Jim Fahey 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.
Michigan Randy Allen Durham M 2002 2004-02 Absentee/Mail 7 Randy Allen Durham was charged with 2 counts of absentee ballot tampering (MCL 168.932(e)) and 5 counts of improper possession of an absentee ballot (MCL 168.932(f)). Durham is alleged to have received a number of absentee ballots that he was not authorized to possess and at least some of the ballots appeared to have been marked while in his possession.,4534,7-164--86979--,00.html
Kansas Howard Duncan M 2004-11 General 2009-07 Multiple Voting 1 1 Howard Duncan was charged with knowingly and willfully voting more than once in the 2004 General Election. Pleaded no contest.
Minnesota Antonio Vassel Brown M 2008-11 General 2011 Ineligible felon voting 1 Brown, who had been convicted of multiple felonies in multiple states, reportedly voted when his civil rights had not been restored.
New York Angela Gumbarevic (former candidate for sheriff) Heidi Bessette F 2010 Democratic Primary for Sheriff D 2011 Petition Fraud Angela Gumbarevic, a candidate for the 2010 Oneida County sheriff position, was accused of submitting false signatures in an attempt to have her name on the ballot. Eighteen forged signatures were discovered, and without those, Gumbarevic would have not been on the ballot for the primary. She did not win the race. She was charged with 2 felonies of Second-Degree Criminal Possession of a Forged Instrument and First-Degree Offering a False Instrument for Filing. Pleaded guilty to Criminal Possession of a Forged Instrument in the Second Degree, which is a Class D Felony. 5 years of probation and 150 hours of community service
South Dakota Craig Guymon M 2013-06 Mitchell school board 2013-06 Multiple voting 1 1 Craig Guymon pleaded* guilty to felony voter fraud after voting twice in the 2013 Mitchell school board election. Guymon told a judge he voted in the polls in the morning of June 4 and voted at the auditor’s office by absentee ballot that afternoon. Guymon was sentenced to 30 days in jail, to be served in 10-day increments at the Davison County Jail. Judge Tim Bjorkman imposed a 180-day jail sentence but suspended 150 days on the condition that Guymon successfully complete a two-year probation. Guymon must also pay $1,200 in fines, court costs and restitution. *Plea deal: 180 days in jail (150 days suspended) plus 2 years probation, $1,200 fine, court costs
Virginia Unnamed organization 2016-09 General Registration fraud An organization engaged in registering voters for the 2016 general election submitted numerous voter registration applications that appeared false, using the information of deceased people. An investigation was opened by the Harrisonburg Police Department and the FBI, and referred to the Commonwealth’s Attorney and the United States Attorney for the Western District of Virginia. So far the investigation has revealed a number of voter registration applications that are false.
Connecticut Maricelys Maldonado F Registration Fraud Maricelys Maldonado was accused of forging 80 voter registration cards to fulfill her duties for the regional Puerto Rico Federal Affairs Administration. Maldonado was hired to register people to vote, but admitted to taking names from the phone book to complete her work. Maldonado admitted to the State of Connecticut State Elections Enforcement Commission that she forged the cards. Ordered to write letters of apology to 13 Connecticut towns and pay a $2,000 civil penalty.
Iowa Dannielle Viola Williams F Danniella Williams was charged with 3rd Degree Election Misconduct 39A.2. Pleaded guilty. Fine
Ohio Marcus Harrison, Jr. M 2009-02 Petition Fraud 1 Marcus Harrison, Jr. was charged with 1 count prohibitions relating to petitions or declarations. Pleaded guilty to prohibitions relating to petitions or declarations, felony. 7 months incarceration (suspended), 7 months of non-reporting probation


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