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/Rsort descending Charged Convicted Type1 Type2 Type3 # Charges # Fraudulent Votes / Election Margin Description Sentence Source1 Source2 Source3 Source4 Source5 Follow Up
Iowa Brian Lee Bird M 2012 General Ineligible felon voting 1 1 Brian Lee Bird pleaded* guilty to first degree election misconduct, a Class D felony, after registering to vote and casting a ballot in the 2012 general election when he was not eligible because he was a felon who had not completed his probation. *Plea deal: 5 years in prison http://www.electionlawcenter.com/uncategorized/voter-fraud-in-iowa-earns-five-ye... http://northiowatoday.com/2014/05/25/marion-county-man-pleads-guilty-sentenced-i...
California 113 Contra Costa County voters 2016-06 Primary Multiple voting 113 The Contra Costa County Elections Division discovered 113 registered voters voted twice and had both ballots counted during the June 2016 Presidential Primary Election, as a result of an emergency accommodation to the California Secretary of State’s office. The double voting cases were referred to the Contra Costa District Attorney’s office, Registrar of Voters Joe Canciamilla said. http://eastcountytoday.net/voter-fraud-113-contra-costa-voters-successfully-cast... http://www.eastbaytimes.com/breaking-news/ci_30106489/contra-costa-possible-vote... http://sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com/2016/07/08/contra-costa-county-vote-twice-calif...
Connecticut Mamie Jackson M Absentee/Mail Illegal Assistance Jackson, a campaign volunteer, was accused of not signing absentee ballot applications she assisted with, as required by law. She was also accused of being present while people voted absentee ballots, a violation of state laws, because she was an agent of a political party. Civil penalty of $5,000, reduced to $500 due to financial hardship. Ordered not to assist with absentee ballot applications or distribute absentee ballots for two years. Ordered not to be present when people are filling out absentee ballots or to take them and to comply with the law in the future.
Georgia Charlotte Nelson F Absentee Ballot Fraud Charlotte Nelson was alleged to have provided unlawful assistance of absentee ballots. Dismissed https://web.archive.org/web/20161226021856/http://www.documentcloud.org/document...
Iowa Michael Allen Lattimer M Michael Lattimer was charged with 3rd Degree Election Misconduct 39A.2. Pleaded guilty. Time served http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/407328-iowa-cases.html
New York Dominick Forte M Petition Fraud Dominick Forte admitted to signing fake signatures on nominating petitions in an election for a seat on the Orange County Legislature. Pleaded guilty to Forgery in the Second Degree. Sentenced to conditional discharge http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/373982-new-york-orange-county-response.ht... http://www.recordonline.com/article/20091103/News/911030314
Virginia Stephen Chapman M 2005-05 Ineligible Voting 1 Stephen Chapman was charged with unqualified person voting. (Prince William County) http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/399943-virginia-fraud-cases.html
Mississippi Minnie Saulsberry William Gregory Eason F 2003-08 Tallahatchie County run-off 2004-04 Vote buying/selling Voter intimidation/coercion Illegal assistance Minnie Saulsberry pleaded* guilty to conspiracy to commit voter fraud and voter fraud in the August 2003 Tallahatchie County District 5 Supervisor run-off election. Saulsberry was charged, along with Greg Eason, of buying absentee votes with cash and beer, coercing voters, and illegal assistance. Saulsberry was sentenced to one year probation and fined $100. *Plea deal: 1 year probation, $100 fine http://caselaw.findlaw.com/ms-court-of-appeals/1379480.html http://bradreeves.blogspot.com.br/2005/12/beer-for-votes-conviction-upheld.html
Texas Lydia Molina F 2006 Primary Absentee/Mail Illegal assistance Vote buying 6 6 Lydia Molina pleaded* guilty to one count of absentee ballot fraud after being charged with six counts of illegally possessing other voters' ballots (TEC 86.006) in the 2006 primary election. *Plea deal: 1 year deferred adjudiciation, 12 months community supervision, $300 fine http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/404105-texas-ag-response.html
Texas Jose De Jesus Cano M 2008 School Ineligible felon voting 1 1 Jose De Jesus Cano pleaded* guilty to one count of illegally voting while an ineligible felon (TEC 64.012) in a 2008 school election. *Plea deal; 10 years probation, $1000 fine, $313 court costs Hidalgo/Brooks: 09-09-10115 CR

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