|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||Source5||Follow Up|
|Texas||Melva Kay Ponce||F||2004-11||General||Impersonation||Illegal assistance||1||1||Melva Kay Ponce pleaded* guilty to one count of attempted illegal voting, after being charged with voter impersonation (TEC 64.012) in the 2004 general election.||*Plea deal: 2 years deferred adjudication, $1500 fine||http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/404105-texas-ag-response.html||Bee: B-05-2101-0-CR-B|
|Mississippi||Tate King (former Benton County Supervisor)||M||2007||Democratic primary, Runoff||Vote Buying||3||Tate King, Benton County Supervisor, was accused of 1 count conspiracy to commit voter fraud and 2 counts of voter fraud in connection with the Aug. 7, 2007, Democratic primary and subsequent runoff in Benton County. Pleaded guilty to 2 counts voter fraud. Additional count dismissed. (Case #BK2008-004A, Circuit Court, Benton County)||1 year of incarceration, 2 years of house arrest, 2 years of post release supervision||http://djournal.com/tippah/2009/07/15/jury-convicts-two-in-benton-vote-fraud-cas...||http://msbusiness.com/2010/10/three-sentenced-in-voter-fraud-case/||http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/394430-mississippi-benton-county-cases-fo...|
|Ohio||Shannon Marie Davis||Registration Fraud||2||Shannon Marie Davis was charged with 1 count false registration and 1 count voter registration fraud. Pleaded guilty to false registration. Other count dismissed.||90 days either in jail or in a minimum-security facility|
|Missouri||Michelle Robinson||F||2001||Mayoral||Registration Fraud||9||In 2001, Michelle Robinson worked for Operation Big Vote in a voter registration drive. She filled out registration applications in the name of deceased individuals. Pleaded guilty of 13 election law violations||Probation, community service and transcendental meditation training||https://business.highbeam.com/435553/article-1G1-143960353/woman-sentenced-servi...||http://www.semissourian.com/story/64627.html|
|Connecticut||Nancy Pilon||F||2008-11||Registration Fraud||Ineligible district voting||1||A complaint was made that Richard Murray, Neill Bovaird, Kelly Way, Nancy Pilon, Janelle Rooks, M. Samantha Geiger, Amy Bovaird, Peter Nygard, Shannon Nygard and Angela Harwood were registered and in some cases voted in a place where they did not reside. An Election Commission investigation found that the defendants had registered in good faith with the belief that they did reside in the district in which they registered. The Commission found that had the Registrar's office been more thorough and done their due diligence, it would have found that the addresses provided were not within the required district and the voter registrations/voting would not have occurred.||Not charged||http://seec.ct.gov/e2casebase/data/fd/FD_2010_073.pdf|
|Alaska||Unknown 6||Voter fraud case referred to Alaska Department of Law Criminal Division. Declined for prosecution. No charges filed.||http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/374296-alaska-dept-of-law-response.html|
|Georgia||Ron Singletary||M||OTHER||Ron Singletary was accused of failing to notify of change of address.||$100 fine, cease and desist order and public reprimand|
|Idaho||Jason Jay Goodson||M||2004||General||Petition fraud||Jason Jay Goodson was convicted of falsifying or forging public records and wrongful signing of a ballot petition, a felony charge, in connection with the 2004 general election.||http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/392488-idaho-bonneville-county-response-w...||http://www.legislature.idaho.gov/idstat/Title18/T18CH32SECT18-3203PrinterFriendl...|
|Texas||Gilbert Tejada||M||Gilbert Tejada was mailed a letter. No new violations were reported. Statue of limitations expired. Not charged.|
How You Can Help
Join the movement and sign up for our Knowledge Network to get educated on the issues and opportunities to serve and connect with other citizen activists in your community.
Support True the Vote’s efforts to keep our elections free and fair.
Stay in touch
You can support True the Vote and get current information, insights and updates on various social media platforms.