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 Convictedsort descending Type1 Type2 Type3 # Charges # Fraudulent Votes / Election Margin Description Sentence Source1 Source2 Source3 Source4 Source5 Follow Up
Arizona Carol Hannah F 2010 General R Multiple Voting 1 Carol Hannah was registered to vote in both Arizona and Colorado. She voted in the 2010 Colorado election by mail and at an Arizona polling place on Election Day 2010. The double votes were detected by the Interstate Voter Registration Crosscheck Program. 3 years of supervised probation and $1,000 fine. http://www.azcentral.com/story/news/arizona/politics/2014/05/06/bullhead-city-wo... http://arkansasgopwing.blogspot.com/2015/07/10-examples-of-voter-fraud-across.ht...
Wisconsin Robert D. Monroe M 2011 2012 Multiple R 2014-06 Multiple voting Absentee/Mail Ineligible district voting 13 12 Robert D. Monroe, of Shorewood, was charged in 2014 with 13 felony counts of voter fraud and pleaded* no contest to six of them. Each is punishable by up to 18 months in prison.  Monroe cast two ballots in the April 2011 Supreme Court election, two in the August 2011 recall election of state Sen. Alberta Darling, five in the 2012 recall election of Gov. Scott Walker, one illegal ballot in an August 2012 primary and two ballots in the November 2012 presidential election. In the presidential election, Monroe cast an in-person absentee ballot in Shorewood on Nov. 1 and drove a rental car to Lebanon, IN, where he showed his Indiana driver's license to vote in person on election day, Nov. 6.  In January 2016, Monroe pleaded an insanity defense, blaming his mental condition for his illegally voting in multiple elections over two years. *Plea deal: http://wsau.com/news/articles/2014/jun/24/milwaukee-man-charged-with-voter-fraud... http://www.abajournal.com/news/article/wisconsin_man_charged_with_voting_multipl... http://www.jsonline.com/news/crime/convicted-of-voter-fraud-shorewood-man-pursue...
Texas Guadalupe Escamilla Francisco “Frankie” Garcia Rebecca Gonzalez Diana Balderas Castaneda F 2012-11 Donna ISD school board D 2014-01 Vote buying (federal) 1 1 Guadalupe Escamilla was one of three campaign workers who pleaded guilty to vote-buying charges stemming from the November 2012 Donna school board election. *Plea deal: http://www.nytimes.com/2014/01/13/us/politics/texas-vote-buying-case-casts-glare... https://www.justice.gov/opa/pr/three-campaign-workers-charged-buying-votes-donna...
Connecticut David Ford M 2004-11 Presidential Ineligible felon voting David Ford was accused of applying for a ballot and voting in the 2004 presidential election even though he was a felon whose voting rights had been revoked. Ford's attorney provided a copy of the notice of his rights restoration, which indicated that Ford was no longer under the jurisdiction of the Connecticut Department of Correction and that his discharge date was July 30, 2004. Ford was eligible to have his voting rights restored on July 30, 2004. No further action was taken on complaint. Dismissed
Connecticut Virgen Figueroa (former town committee member) Edwin Garcia Liz Diaz M 1996 Democratic Hartford town committee D 1996 Absentee Ballot Registration fraud - non-citizens Illegal Assistance 13 Virgen Figueroa pleaded* guilty to conspiring with Edwin Garcia and several co-workers to register ineligible voters to cast absentee ballots in a hotly contested town committee race. Figueroa, Garcia and others were charged with equipping scores of ineligible voters with absentee ballots and, in many cases, helping them vote. *Plea deal: 2 months in jail http://articles.courant.com/1997-08-29/news/9708290748_1_election-fraud-jail-tim... http://articles.courant.com/1997-10-18/news/9710180194_1_jail-time-jailings-for-...
Florida Rafael Antonio Velasquez (former candidate for the Florida House) M 1996 1998 General Gubernatorial D Non-citizen voting 0 2 Rafael Antonio Velasquez, a former candidate for the Florida House, admitted illegally voting twice, in 1996 and 1998, before he became a U.S. citizen. No charges filed http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/fr/784129/posts http://www.tampabay.com/news/politics/national/legal-voters-may-have-been-purged...
Illinois James Haywood, Jr. M 2013-04 Municipal D 2013-04 Absentee/Mail 1 1 James Haywood Jr. of Cahokia was charged with one count of violation of absentee ballots in St. Clair County. Dismissed http://www.bnd.com/news/local/crime/article20547705.html http://stlouis.cbslocal.com/2013/04/30/3-metro-east-men-charged-with-election-fr... https://truethevote.org/Open%20link%2C%20search%20%22Criminal%20Cases%22%20by%20... http://www.bnd.com/news/local/article25749658.html
Texas Cynthia Gonzalez 2016-05 Democratic Primary Runoff Absentee/Mail The Texas Attorney General's office is investigating potential voter fraud in Nueces County during the May 2016 primary runoff election. One voter, Juan Castellanos, told elections officials that ballot havester Cynthia Gonzalez had filled out his ballot in the Constable Precinct 5 race for incumbent Frank Flores III instead of for his preferred candidate Gilbert Gomez. Patricia Franklin, who has been working Nueces County elections for about 15 years, said a relative of Flores "brought in people every day that she didn't seem to know." In 2006, a 65-year-old Robstown woman pleaded guilty to two counts of felony voter fraud in Robstown for voting for residents. http://archive.caller.com/news/politics/elections/local/nueces-county-clerk-anno...
Colorado Janie M. Duran F Multiple Voting Charged with voting twice. Dismissed by district attorney. Dismissed http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/370952-colorado-cases.html
Georgia Wendy Mikell F Registration Fraud Mikell was accused of being in violation of Georgia law § 21-2-218(c), which deals with submitting change of address forms. Cease and desist order https://web.archive.org/web/20161216002204/http://www.documentcloud.org/document...

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