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 Convicted Type1 Type2 Type3 # Chargessort descending # Fraudulent Votes / Election Margin Description Sentence Source1 Source2 Source3 Source4 Source5 Follow Up
Texas Roberta Margaret Cook F 2010-05 Woodlands Road Utility District 2012-03 Ineligible district voting Registration Fraud Roberta Margaret Cook was one of seven voters indicted for voting outside their district. The group planned to vote in a district where they did not reside in order to elect three of their members to the board of directors of The Woodlands Road Utility District. The group illegally registered in the district by using the address of a hotel in the district as their home address of their voter registration application. Convicted of illegal voting. 3 years in jail, 5 years of probation and a $5,000 fine http://www.yourhoustonnews.com/woodlands/news/jury-finds-women-guilty-of-voter-f... http://www.yourhoustonnews.com/woodlands/news/seven-indicted-for-voter-fraud-in-... http://www.yourhoustonnews.com/courier/news/remaining-in-voter-fraud-case-senten... http://www.yourhoustonnews.com/woodlands/news/heath-s-woodlands-rud-voter-fraud-...
Connecticut Maricelys Maldonado F Registration Fraud Maricelys Maldonado was accused of forging 80 voter registration cards to fulfill her duties for the regional Puerto Rico Federal Affairs Administration. Maldonado was hired to register people to vote, but admitted to taking names from the phone book to complete her work. Maldonado admitted to the State of Connecticut State Elections Enforcement Commission that she forged the cards. Ordered to write letters of apology to 13 Connecticut towns and pay a $2,000 civil penalty.
Wisconsin Milo R. Ocasio M Ineligible felon voting Milo R. Ocasio was accused of knowingly voting while being a convicted felon. Pleaded guilty. 1 year of probation and $100 fine http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/396135-eac.html
Mississippi Ollie B. Pelas M 2009-05 According to the Public Integrity Division Case View PI-09-00059, a complaint was filed against Ollie B. Pelas on 5/27/09. http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/370944-mississippi-2nd-cases.html
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...
Washington Hal R. Harrison M 2011-12 Registration Fraud Harrison allegedly used false information on his voter registration application and registered to vote under a false name in 2008. Charged with false information on application for voter registration and registration to vote under false name, among other crimes. Case dismissed at a pretrial motion because of a violation of the 3-year statute of limitations; other felony charges against Harrison involving fraud and identity theft ongoing. http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/394718-washington-ferry-county-response-w...
Iowa John Benedict Davis M John D. Davis was charged with 2nd Degree Election Misconduct 39A.2. Pleaded guilty. Fine http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/407328-iowa-cases.html
Mississippi Election contest: Melanie Sojourner v. Bob Dearing 2015-11 State General (Senate District 37) 2015-11 Election contest Illegal assistance Voter intimidation/coercion Republican Senator Melanie Sojourner lost the November 2015 state Senate District 37 election by 64 votes to former Democratic Senator Bob Dearing. She charged in her petition that she lost due to criminal fraud. A poll watcher and former bailiff (for August primary) filed criminal charges against four poll workers and an election commissioner who worked the Bude Precinct during the November 3 election. She lost the precinct by 242 votes. She claims approximately 90 "improper and illegal actions" took place at that precinct, including: *Illegally offering voter assistance to those who didn't request it or weren't disabled. *poll workers illegally attempting to "aid or influence voters" *poll workers "illegally violating the secrecy of the ballot" *poll workers illegally entering the polling booth alone with voters http://kingfish1935.blogspot.com/2015/12/sojourner-will-challenge-results.html
Georgia Stanley Matthews M 2008-06 Vote Buying Compensation offered to individuals to register and to vote. (State Elections Board Case #2007-00211080074, City of Chickamauga) $2,000 fine, cease and desist order and a public reprimand https://assets.documentcloud.org/documents/369066/georgia-response-with-cases.pd...
Texas Diane Hubenak F Diane Hubenak was mailed a letter. No new violations were reported. Statue of limitations expired. Not charged.

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