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
Washington Keith Rhinehart M Registration Fraud 1 A charge of registration fraud against Keith Rhinehart was found to have Insufficient evidence to pursue. http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/368706-washington-clark-county-response-w...
New Jersey Dameka Cross Marty Small Ernest Storr Tracy Pijuan Luquay Zahir Floyd Tally David Callaway Toni Dixon Mark Crumble Michele Griffin Ramona Stephens Demaris Jones Ronald Harris 2009 Municipal - Democratic primary 2009-09 Absentee Ballot Fraud 9 Dameka Cross was one of 14 allegedly working alongside Atlantic City Councilman Marty Small to commit absentee ballot fraud. Cross was charged with 9 counts of voter fraud. Allegedly, voters were asked to apply for absentee ballots, but instead of letting the voters choose their own candidate, a self-proclaimed “secret army” mishandled ballots and even had a “shredding party” to dispose of votes for opposing candidates. Voters were told whom to vote for, never received their ballots — which wound up being cast anyway — or got their applications and ballots at the same time. It was alleged that some voters did not even live in the city, and used fictitious addresses in order to vote. Charges against Cross were dismissed. Dismissed http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/395062-new-jersey-dcj-cases-3.html http://www.pressofatlanticcity.com/news/breaking/voter-fraud-charges-dropped-aga...
North Carolina Adam David Burleson M 2012-10 2013-03 Ineligible felon registration 1 Adam David Burleson, of South Creek Road in Nebo, was indicted in March 2013 on one count of providing a false statement on a voter registration application in October 2012. Burleson falsely swore to a matter pertaining to an election that “I have not been convicted of a felony, or if I have been convicted of a felony, I have completed my sentence, including any probation or parole.” In fact, Burleson had been convicted of felony possession with intent to deliver marijuana in McDowell County on April 24, 2012, and was on probation for the felony when he registered.
Connecticut Lisa Marie Brennan F Ineligible district voting The Democratic and Republican Registrars of Voters brought a complaint against Lisa Marie Brennan claiming that she was not a bona fide resident as claimed. The Connecticut Elections Enforcement Commission investigation concluded there was insufficient evidence to support the complaint. Matter was dismissed. Dismissed http://seec.ct.gov/e2casebase/data/fd/FD_2010_148.pdf
Georgia Mary Nicholson F 2008-06 Registration fraud Accused of deliberately registering to vote with a false address to vote in her college town's contested election. (State Elections Board Case #2007-00271080104, City of Statesboro) $500 fine, cease and desist order and public reprimand https://assets.documentcloud.org/documents/369066/georgia-response-with-cases.pd...
Kentucky Hart County - Name Unknown 2010 Registration Fraud An unnamed individual was charged with wrongful registration. Charge was amended. http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/399240-kentucky-statewide-cases.html
Oregon Craig Marquardo M 2005-05 Registration Fraud 15 Craig Marquardo was accused of claiming to be senior vice president of distribution for Warner Brothers on his election filing form, but could not back the claim up. Charged with 1 count of making false statements under election laws, a Class C felony, and 14 counts of indictment (dismissed). 5 days in jail, 36 months of probation, 80 hours community service, $750 fine. http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/366805-oregon-prosecuted-cases-log-to-ari...
Kentucky Brent Madon (son of Robert Madon, former mayor of Pineville, KY) Robert L. Madon (former mayor of Pineville, KY) M 2006 Mayoral Vote Buying Brent Madon conspired with his father, Robert L. Madon, to buy votes that helped Robert Madon win the 2006 mayoral election. Brent Madon paid people $10 to $20 to cast early, absentee votes for his father. Robert L. Madon won the election, partly on the strength of absentee votes. 12 months in jail, 3 years of supervised release, with the first six months on home incarceration http://www.electionjournal.org/2009/08/17/former-mayor-sentenced-to-20-months-fo...
Washington Ryan Olson 2007-07 Registration Fraud 2 Felony charges were filed against 7 individuals who submitted about 1,800 registration cards on behalf of the Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now, or ACORN. The organization agreed to keep a better eye on its employees and pay $25,000 to defray costs of the investigation. Ryan Olson was charged with 2 counts of providing false information on a voter registration, a felony. Dismissed http://www.bigbigforums.com/news-and-information/551359-7-charged-voter-registra... http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/395994-washington-king-county-cases.html
Washington Yong Deocampo 1 Records received from Snohomish County Washington did not indicate the specific accusation. From a list of almost 200 voter fraud cases that occurred since June 2007, only one person was charged. According to the prosecutor's office, the remainder of the cases were not prosecuted and no records were kept on the type of specific charge for the unprosecuted cases. http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/394076-washington-snohomish-county-respon...

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