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
Connecticut Prenzina Holloway (mother of city council Democratic Majority Leader) F 2004 Democratic primary D Absentee Ballot Fraud Illegal Assistance Prenzina Holloway, a campaign volunteer, was accused of being present while two people filled out absentee ballots and then mailing them herself in 2004, violations of state law since she was an agent of a political party. She was also accused of signing a man's absentee ballot application and absentee ballot, as well as voting an absentee ballot when she could have voted in person in 2004. She was accused of giving out absentee ballot applications while working for a third party organization in 2006 in violation of a commission order. Civil penalty of $10,000, reduced to $2,000 due to financial hardship. Ordered not to distribute absentee ballot applications or assist with them for two years, and to comply with the law in the future. The 2006 complaint was dismissed. http://articles.courant.com/2009-11-07/news/hartford-holloway-1107.art_1_tempora... http://articles.courant.com/2009-10-31/news/hartford-registrar-hire.art_1_regist...
Washington Janice Waters F 2008 General 2009-10 Registration fraud Multiple voting Ineligible district voting 4 Janice Waters was charged with committing voting fraud, for voting under an illegal registration in the wrong county several times, forging and voting her son's ballot in last year's general election, and illegally double-voting in that same election by voting ballots assigned to both her son and herself. Convicted. 20 days in jail, converted to 160 days of community service. http://www.marysvilleglobe.com/news/64045382.html?mobile=true http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/394076-washington-snohomish-county-respon... http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/400598-washington-clark-county-case-expla...
Connecticut Karen Salisbury F Impersonation Registration Fraud A complaint was raised that Karen Salisbury might have fraudulently used her dead husband's name to register to vote. No further action taken on complaint.
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
Washington Phyllis C. Bailey F Multiple Voting Phyllis Bailey reportedly signed the outside envelope of her legally blind husband's ballot. There is no proof she intended to vote twice, so criminal charges were not filed. No charges filed. http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/370216-washington-jefferson-county.html
Indiana Armando Vera M 2003 Democratic primary D 2005-10 Ineligible district voting 1 Armando Vera pleaded* guilty to voting in a precinct other than his own in the May 2003 Democratic primary, in which longtime East Chicago Mayor Robert Pastrick narrowly defeated challenger George Pabey. The Indiana Supreme Court overturned Pastrick's victory due to widespread voter fraud and ordered a new election. *Plea deal: http://advanceindiana.blogspot.com/2007/03/east-chicago-vote-fraud-prosecutions.... http://www.indianabarrister.com/archives/2005/10/lake_county_vote_fraud_sting_g....
Mississippi Joseph Wages M 2011-08 According to the Public Integrity Division Case View PI-11-00067, a complaint pertaining to "election fraud" was filed against Joseph Wages on 8/4/11. http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/370944-mississippi-2nd-cases.html
Minnesota Adam Charles Bromander M 2011 Ineligible felon voting 1 Bromander, a convicted felon, reportedly voted when his civil rights had not been restored. http://www.twincities.com/2011/08/17/richfield-man-among-6-accused-of-illegal-vo... http://www.duluthnewstribune.com/content/6-face-charges-illegal-voting-duluth-ir...
Iowa Kenneth Yanda M Kenneth Yanda was charged with 3rd Degree Election Misconduct 39A.2. Pleaded guilty. Fine http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/407328-iowa-cases.html
Georgia Election contest: Jack Stone v. Bayne Cole 2015-11 Hazlehurst mayoral 2015-11 Election contest Vote buying/selling Ineligible district voting 2 A judge threw out Hazlehurst’s November 2015 mayoral election results due to voter fraud. Incumbent Mayor Jack Cole lost re-election by two votes to Bayne Stone and contested the election. Cole accused Stone and his supporters of paying voters to go to the polls and helping non-residents cast ballots. The judge's order said he believed the allegations of vote buying and other irregularities, including testimony from two voters who said Stone's son paid them off the street to go cast ballots. A new election was ordered. New election ordered http://www.wtoc.com/story/30632291/hazlehurst-mayoral-election-results-overturne... http://www.walb.com/story/30517251/former-hazlehurst-mayor-contesting-election

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