True the Vote Election Crimes Database

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State Defendant Co-Defendants Sexsort descending Date Election D/R Charged Convicted Type1 Type2 Type3 # Charges # Fraudulent Votes / Election Margin Description Sentence Source1 Source2 Source3 Source4 Source5 Follow Up
Mississippi Election Contest: Dave Ware v, Johnny DuPree 2013-06 Hattiesburg Mayoral Election Contest Voter impersonation Ineligible felon voting In the June 4, 2013 election for Hattiesburg Mayor, Dave Ware finished 37 votes behind incumbent Johnny DuPree. But that result was marred by a total breakdown in the absentee balloting process and shocking instances of illegal voting. Hundreds of absentee ballots failed to comply with mandatory provisions of Mississippi law. They were counted anyway, giving DuPree well more than his margin of victory. The evidence showed improper influence of absentee voters and lax security and recordkeeping for absentee ballots. One ballot cast by a Ware supporter simply disappeared. A 17-year-old voted absentee from the county jail. A “curbside” voter at the Dixie Pine precinct (someone too disabled to enter the polling place but who voted in person from his vehicle, with help from the poll managers) was actually a healthy 22-year-old man who was in San Antonio, Texas on Election Day. He did not vote, but someone else voted in his name. Disenfranchised felons voted, even though their prior crimes made them ineligible. Sheriff’s personnel carried one of those voters from jail to vote in person on June 4. At least four ineligible felons voted. The trial itself involved allegations of witness intimidation, jury “retaliation,” and a 9-3 verdict for Ware that somehow devolved into a deadlocked 8-4 vote. New election ordered http://hottytoddy.com/2013/08/21/big-wins-of-integrity-of-the-vote/
Virginia Paulas Whitehead 2010-01 Ineligible Voting Multiple Voting 3 Paulas Whitehead was charged with unqualified person voting and voting more than once in same election. Guilty. (Charles City County) http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/399943-virginia-fraud-cases.html
Texas Paulito Nilo 2008 Municipal Ineligible felon voting 1 1 Paulito Nilo pleaded* guilty toone count of illegal voting for voting while an ineligible felon (TEC 64.012) in the 2008 municipal election. Nile was also alleged to have unlawfully accepted and rejected voters. *Plea deal: 1 day in jail, 5 years in prison probated to 5 years community supervision, $500 fine http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/404105-texas-ag-response.html Hidalgo: CR-2622-09-F
Kansas Johnson County - Names Unknown 2008 Registration Fraud Registration applications were received with Kansas addresses and Missouri zip codes. No actions taken. (20 cases) http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/366880-kansas-2nd-response-part-1.html
Colorado 2016 General Petition fraud Forgery 0 Colorado's Attorney General is investigating a case of possible forged signatures after the Secretary of State's Office alerted the AG to possible fake signatures on a petition for a ballot issue to raise the minimum wage initiated by Colorado Families for a Fair Wage. The Secretary of State's Office identified about 50 questionable signatures from three pages of one petition that were turned in by the same signature collector. http://www.thedenverchannel.com/news/front-range/denver/possible-forged-signatur...
Colorado Unknown impersonators (multiple) Multiple Absentee/Mail Impersonation Multiple deceased voters were found to be on Colorado's voter rolls and having one or more fraudulent votes cast in their names months or years after their deaths. CBS4 discovered the fraudulent voting by comparing databases of voting histories in Colorado against a federal death database. A review of the findings by the Secretary of State’s office confirmed at least 78 dead voters remained eligible to vote. Sara Sosa of Colorado Springs died on Oct. 14, 2009, but voting records show ballots cast for Sosa in 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013. Her husband, Miguel, died on Sept. 26, 2008, but records show a vote was cast in his name in 2009. Nell "Ma" Cluck died Feb. 1, 2009, but a vote was cast in her name in Nov. 2009. John Grosso of Denver, a World War II veteran who died Dec. 13, 2004, but was shown as voting at a polling place two years later, in a 2006 primary. http://denver.cbslocal.com/2016/09/22/cbs4-investigation-finds-dead-voters-casti...
Kansas Shawnee County - Names Unknown 2005 Absentee Ballot Fraud Voter Suppression Campaign workers were accused of picking up voted ballots and not delivering them to the election office. Referred to law enforcement, not pursued. (4 cases) http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/366880-kansas-2nd-response-part-1.html
Kansas Wyandotte County - Names Unknown 2010 Registration Fraud People who were not registered to vote signed affidavits claiming residency in Wyandotte. Referred to district attorney; under investigation. (4 cases) http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/366880-kansas-2nd-response-part-1.html
Washington Dub Davidson 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...
Washington Dana Shoemaker Registration Fraud 1 A charge of registration fraud against Dana Shoemaker was found to have Insufficient evidence to pursue. http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/368706-washington-clark-county-response-w...

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