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
Connecticut Warren Blunt (former city councilman) F 2000-03 Democratic primary D Absentee/Mail Illegal assistance Warren Blunt admitted to being present while individuals voted by absentee ballot and then taking possession of their ballots cast in the March 2000 Bridgeport Town Committee Democratic primary, in which Blunt was a candidate for re-election. $2,500 fine, resigned from the Democratic Town Committee, barred from seeking elected office for 2 years http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/Absentee-ballot-fraud-has-long-history-in-223...
West Virginia Wandell “Rocky” Adkins Toney “Zeke” Dingess M 2004-05 Democrat Primary D Vote Buying Wandell “Rocky” Adkins admitted buying votes during the 2004 primary election. Dingess said he carried more than $5,000 for Rocky Adkins. After Rocky Adkins handed a candidate slate to a potential voter, Dingess said Adkins would raise one finger if he was to pay that person $20, or two fingers if it was a $40 payment. http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1549361/posts http://www.ejfi.org/Voting/Voting-71.htm
Kentucky Wanda Moore Wilbur Graves Gary Bartley Ronald Muse F 2006-11 General 2010-06 Vote buying Wanda Moore pleaded* guilty to conspiracy to buy votes during the 2006 Monroe County general election and agreed to testify against her co-defendant, former Monroe County Judge-Executive Wilbur Graves. Tompkinsville residents Gary Bartley and Ronald Muse were also charged in the conspiracy. *Plea deal: 2 years probation 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 Walter Bascom Shrout (former Bath County judge-executive) M 2006-05 Democratic primary D 2006-11 Vote buying Walter Bascom Shrout gave cash to at least five people with instructions to use the money to buy votes in the primary race for Bath County judge-executive. The obstruction of justice charge stems from Shrout allegedly trying to persuade the people who received the money not to talk to investigators. Shrout, a Sharpsburg Democrat, also was found guilty of obstruction of justice and making false statements to a federal agent. http://www.dailyindependent.com/opinion/editorials/elected-indicted/article_e976... http://www.wkyt.com/home/headlines/6579132.html
Idaho Walter A. Coiner M 2008-11 General 2009-09 Multiple voting 1 1 Walter A. Coiner was charged with one count of felony illegal voting and pleaded* guilty to a misdemeanor voter fraud charge after admitting he tried voting twice in the November 2008 election. He voted by absentee ballot in Twin Falls and in person in Ketchum. 1 year unsupervised probation, 40 hours community service, $375 fine http://www.ktvb.com/story/home/2014/06/27/11502401/ http://www.jpattitude.com/FraudDocs/ManVotedTwice_Idaho.pdf
Pennsylvania Walter "Deb" Wiltrout Thomas Keefer, William Geary M 2011-11 General D 2013-10 Absentee/mail Illegal assistance 3 2 Former Bullskin Township supervisor Walter "Deb" Wiltrout was charged with three counts of voter fraud related to unlawful assistance of two voters. Thomas Keefer and William Geary, Democratic supervisors, were also charged for soliciting absentee votes from elderly residents who weren't eligible to cast such ballots. Keefer was charged with five violations of the election code relating to absentee ballots. Geary was charged with seven violations of the same provision. In addition, both men were charged with one count of unlawful assistance in voting and two counts of conspiracy. Keefer, Geary, and Wiltrout visited elderly voters' homes to help them complete ballots despite knowing the voters were physically able to vote in-person on Election Day, and also failed to fill out declarations of physical disability with the ballots, which certify that the voters wouldn't be able to vote in-person. Keefer obtained six votes that way, Geary obtained seven, and Wiltrout two. All three were admitted into a pretrial diversionary program in Fayette County Court. Pre-Trial Intervention: 6 months Accelerated Rehabilitative Disposition (ARD) http://www.heraldstandard.com/law_and_order/courts/bullskin-supervisors-accused-... http://notenoughsaid.blog.com/2015/03/14/fayette-county-grand-jury-one-sealed-pr... http://notenoughsaid.blog.com/files/2015/03/3rdPresentment1.pdf
Mississippi Walley McGee M Walley McGee, of Simpson County, was accused of voter fraud, but not charged.
Pennsylvania Voting Irregularities in Philadelphia County 2012 Primary (Schmidt Report) >Impersonation: Joseph Cheeseboro/Joseph Cheeseborough 2012-06 Primary Impersonation Non-citizen voting Multiple voting 1. Voting by non-registered individuals This type of voting irregularity occurs when an individual who is not registered to vote in Philadelphia at the time of an election casts a vote. Evidence in this report shows individuals who were not registered voters at the time of the 2012 primary, yet still cast votes included in the Certified Election Results. 2. Voting by individuals in the incorrect party’s Primary This type of irregularity is one of the most common irregularities that occur in Primary Elections in Philadelphia. A division in which all non-Democratic voters cast votes for candidates in the Democratic Primary is examined in this report. 3. Divisions with more votes than voters This type of voting irregularity occurs when more votes are cast on the Voting Machines than voters who showed up to the polls. We examined a division where either 6 unknown voters were able to vote without signing in, or at least one person voted more than once. 4. Voting by individuals in the incorrect legislative district This type of voting irregularity refers to voters casting votes on the Voting Machines in a legislative district that does not include the division in which the voter is registered. Examples of voters casting votes in districts other than their own are included in this report. 5. Individuals voting more than once This type of voting irregularity occurs when a voter is able to vote more than once in the same election. Evidence in this report confirms an example of an individual who voted twice, illegally in the 2012 Primary. 6. Voter impersonation This kind of voting irregularity occurs when one individual impersonates another and is able to vote in place of the person whose name appears in the Poll Book. This report contains evidence of one such example. 7. Voting by non-U.S. citizens In 2012 alone, the Philadelphia City Commissioners have already been made aware of 19 non-U.S. citizens registered to vote in Philadelphia County. Seven have voted in at least one election, as recently as the 2012 Primary. This report will examine three such examples. https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/27249508/Voting%20Irregularities%20Report.pd...
Colorado Vitaliy B. Grabchenko M 2013-11 Registration fraud - non-citizen 1 0 Vitaliy Grabchenko, a Polish national, pleaded* guilty to procuring false registration by providing a false registration to vote, a misdemeanor. *Plea deal: 2 years probation, 48 hours community service http://www.aurorasentinel.com/news/gessler-voter-sting-nets-1-conviction-despite... http://denver.cbslocal.com/2013/11/23/colorado-county-charges-4-with-voter-fraud...
Texas Virginia Ramos Garza F 2005-05 School board Absentee/Mail Illegal assistance 4 4 Virginia Ramos Garcia entered pre-trial diversion in 2006 after being charged with four counts of absentee ballot fraud (TEC 86.006) in the 2005 school election. *Pre-Trial Intervention: 12 months comunity supervision http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/404105-texas-ag-response.html Nueces: 05-CR-9806-4

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