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 # Charges # Fraudulent Votes / Election Margin Description Sentence Source1 Source2 Source3 Source4sort descending Source5 Follow Up
Ohio Melissa Sparks F 2007-02 Petition Fraud 6 Melissa Sparks fForged signatures on petitions for ballot question. Charged with 6 counts election fraud. Pleaded guilty to 3 counts. Other counts dismissed. 5 years of probation http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/396372-ohio-logan-county-melissa-sparks-c...
Kansas ADDED SOURCE Sedgwick County - Names Unknown Absentee Ballot Fraud Forgery Impersonation Often receive advance ballot applications signed by someone other than the voter, such as a college student's parent, a spouse, a secretary or a relative. Provisional ballots not counted. (multiple cases) http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/366880-kansas-2nd-response-part-1.html
Connecticut Minnie Gonzalez (former state representative) F 2006-03 Democratic Hartford town committee primary D Absentee/Mail Illegal assistance 4 4 State Rep. Minnie Gonzalez was “knowingly present” while four voters fraudulently filled out absentee ballots at City Hall during the 2006 Hartford Town Committee Democratic primary election. $4,500 fine http://ctmirror.org/2013/09/03/minnie-gonzalez-loses-appeal-ballot-case/ http://blogs.courant.com/capitol_watch/2009/06/witness-death-hurts-election-a.ht...
Georgia ADDED SOURCE Joyce Humphrey F Petition Fraud Joyce Humphrey was accused of not signing as affidavit of petition circulator in presence of notary; Notaries did not notarize in presence of affiants. Letter of instruction. Letter of instruction https://web.archive.org/web/20161226021856/http://www.documentcloud.org/document...
Oregon Marilyn J. Dougall F 2006-05 Primary 2006-05 Absentee Ballot Fraud 1 1 Marilyn Dougall signed a ballot for her daughter and was subsequently charged with one count of making false statements under election laws, a Class C felony. Dougall pleaded guilty, but satisfied the terms of the deferred sentencing agreement, so the guilty plea was withdrawn and the criminal charge dismissed. 80 hours of community service, $250 fine http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/366805-oregon-prosecuted-cases-log-to-ari...
Texas Margarita Rangel Ozuna Tomasa Ramirez Chavez Bernice Garcia Sara Virginia Perales Vicenta Guajardo Verino Facunda Banda Garcia F 2012-07 Democratic primary runoff D 2014-07 Absentee/mail Illegal assistance Margarita Rangel Ozuna was one of six Cameron County politiqueras charged with voter fraud as a result of a multi-agency investigation into illicit voting activity surrounding the Democratic primary runoff in July 2012 that included federal, state and local law enforcement agencies. Ozuna was charged with unlawfully assisting a voter, improperly returning a marked ballot and ballot carrier violations. http://www.brownsvilleherald.com/news/article_4b4413f6-0d5a-11e4-9c30-0017a43b23...
Connecticut Giovanni Giacobbe M Absentee/Mail Giacobbe was accused of voting an absentee ballot when he could have voted in person. $200 fine and ordered to comply with the law in the future
Texas Thomas Curry M 2010-05 Woodlands Road Utility District 2012-03 Ineligible district voting Registration Fraud Thomas Curry 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. Pleaded guilty. http://www.yourhoustonnews.com/woodlands/news/seven-indicted-for-voter-fraud-in-... http://www.yourhoustonnews.com/woodlands/news/the-woodlands-rud-voter-fraud-case...
Colorado Marquita Illona Duncan F Voter Impersonation 1 1 Marquita Illona Duncan was charged with impersonating elector. Pleaded to impersonating an elector and received $195.50 in fines and court fees. Pleaded to impersonating an elector and received $195.50 in fines and court fees. http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/370952-colorado-cases.html
Washington Stanley Morris M 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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