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
Michigan Antonio Johnson M Registration Fraud Forgery Antonio Johnson, a convicted felon and ACORN worker, was charged with 6 counts of forging a public document as a result of his signing and submitting six voter registration applications, using the names of at least two Jackson residents’ names, without their knowledge. http://www.electionjournal.org/2008/10/14/another-acorn-employee-indicted-for-fo...
Kansas Ellis County - Names Unknown 2000 Absentee Ballot Fraud Forgery Impersonation 6 Multiple ballots challenged each election because of non-matching signatures. (6 cases) http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/366880-kansas-2nd-response-part-1.html
New York John Thompson (former undersheriff) M R 2003 Petition Fraud 13 Former Undersheriff John Thompson was charged with 7 felonies and 6 misdemeanors, with counts ranging from forgery to conspiracy, related to falsifying campaign petitions to get candidates on the ballot. He pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge of misconduct with campaign petitions. http://www.recordonline.com/article/20091103/News/911030314 http://www.recordonline.com/article/20031019/News/310199995
Georgia Delorise Loughry (campaign official) F 2010-02 Petition Fraud Accused of nomination petition fraud. Pleaded guilty. (State Elections Board Case #2008-00661094981, Appling County) $400 fine, cease and desist order and public reprimand https://assets.documentcloud.org/documents/369066/georgia-response-with-cases.pd...
Indiana Jimmy Franklin M 2003 Democratic Mayoral Primary OTHER 1 Jimmy Franklin was charged as part of a fraud case brought by the Lake County Joint Voter Task Force that ultimately overturned the result of the 2003 East Chicago Democratic mayoral primary. Claimed that he got a ballot in the mail that his landlord told him to relinquish. Charged with 1 count obstruction of justice. Charges dismissed because of defendant's death. Dismissed due to defendant's death. https://www.highbeam.com/doc/1N1-0FF62E945C7E45B1.html
California Domenica Malburg Leonis Malburg F 2006-04 Vernon municipal 2006-11 Ineligible district voting Registration fraud - ineligible district 3 1 Domenica Malburg, wife of former Vernon mayor Leonis Malburg, was convicted of fraudulent voting and voter registration fraud. Malburg and her husband, who had been mayor for 50 years prior to his resignation, did not live in Vernon and were thus ineligible to vote or be candidates in that municipality. Dominica Malburg was convicted of conspiracy, false voter registration and fraudulent voting. 3 years probation, $36,000 fines/penalties http://www.nbclosangeles.com/news/local/-Local-Politician-Convicted-of-Fraud-785...
Connecticut Michael Nosal M 2004-11 Multiple Voting Michael Nosal was accused of voting more than once in the November, 2004 election. The evidence reveals that the three names submitted by the Secretary of the State as persons who may have voted more than once and in more than one location by presidential ballot are, in fact, six different people and no violation of law occurred. Dismissed
New Mexico Election contest: Mary Helen Garcia v. Bealquin Gomez 2014-06 Democrat Primary (NM House District 34) D 2014-06 Election contest Absentee/mail Forgery New Mexico state Rep. Mary Helen Garcia a filed a motion challenging the results in the June 2014 Democrat Primary Election, citing irregularities in the signatures associated with absentee voting in the primary election for New Mexico House District 34. Attorneys for Rep. Garcia submitted information by a forensic handwriting analyst, citing at least 17 cases of signatures not matching voter rolls. Many of the questionable ballots came from Sunland Park, which has a history of voter fraud. Garcia, D-Las Cruces, lost the primary to Bealquin Gomez by 16 votes, 410 to 394. Third Judicial District Judge Jim T. Martin ruled against overturning the results of the primary election. Judge dismissed challenge http://krwg.org/post/garcia-alleges-fraud-challenges-election-result http://watchdog.org/166068/voter-fraud-dispute/ http://www.nmtelegram.com/2014/08/22/judge-rules-against-overturning-state-house...
Michigan Randy Allen Dunham M Absentee Ballot Fraud Dunham was accused of tampering with absentee ballots at the tech school where he taught.
Kansas Johnson County - Names Unknown 2000 Absentee Ballot Fraud Impersonation Multiple cases of questionable ballots. Impersonation of a voter.

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