True the Vote Election Crimes Database

A nationwide compilation of election crimes prosecutions

If you have information on a case not included in this database, please email us to let us know!

Download Database (PDF) >5MB Download Database (CSV) ~1MB Download Database (EXCEL) <1MB
State Defendant Co-Defendants Sexsort ascending Date Election D/R Charged Convicted Type1 Type2 Type3 # Charges # Fraudulent Votes / Election Margin Description Sentence Source1 Source2 Source3 Source4 Source5 Follow Up
Kentucky Hugh Melvin Perkins M Registration fraud - ineligible felon Perkins, a convicted felon, was allegedly wrongfully registered to vote from 1992 to 2010. Charged with wrongful registration. Pleaded guilty. (10-CR-00001, Lawrence County) One-year sentence with a pre-trial diversion of 4 years. http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/373976-kentucky-ag-response-with-cases.ht...
Pennsylvania Victor Bernard Pinho M 2003-11 2004-01 Multiple Voting 1 Victor Bernard Pinho was accused of voting in both Philadelphia and Lehigh County. Charged with unlawful voting, a third-degree misdemeanor. Pleaded guilty. $750 in fines http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/404432-pennsylvania-state-cases-2.html http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/399976-pennsylvania-lehigh-county-respons...
Washington David Harkins 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...
Wisconsin Correy O. Grady M 2011-01 Ineligible felon voting Correy O. Grady was accused of voting while a felon. Charged with voting as disqualified person. http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/400659-wisconsin-milwaukie-county-respons...
Kentucky Donald "Champ" Maze (former Bath County Attorney) M 2006-05 Democratic primary D 2006-11 Vote buying Donald "Champ" Maze pleaded guilty on the fifth day of his trial to paying three people up to $200 to vote for him in the primary election. 21 months in federal prison http://www.wkyt.com/home/headlines/6579132.html http://www.dailyindependent.com/opinion/editorials/elected-indicted/article_e976... http://www.wkyt.com/news/headlines/10185416.html
Idaho Richard A. Keane Lisa Carol Keane M 2009-11 City of Lewiston 2010-08 Registration Fraud False Swearing Ineligible Voting 2 1 Richard Keane was charged with perjury and illegal voting in Nez Pearce County, Idaho. He was reported to have given the address of a home sold in 2005 in order to vote. Charged with illegal voting, illegal registration and falsely swearing to qualify as a voter. Pleaded guilty. Plea agreement changed felony to a misdemeanor. Given 1 year unsupervised probation, $1000 fine and $87.50 court costs. http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/396049-idaho-court-findings-nez-perce-co....
Ohio Unnamed Lorain County voter M 2012-11 General Multiple voting 1 The Lorain County Board of Elections is investigating a Henrietta Township man who cast two ballots during the 2012 presidential election. The man requested an absentee ballot on Oct. 23, and the ballot was returned to the elections board Nov. 3. The man then voted at his polling place Nov. 6. Elections board Director Paul Adams said the voting book at the polling location indicated that he already cast an absentee ballot but he was allowed to sign the book over where it said “absentee sent.” The presiding judge at the polling place told elections officials that she did not recall what happened with the voter, but Adams said her conduct also is under review. Elections board members said that they think the issue should be investigated and likely turned over to prosecutors. “Here we have an example of a person who clearly voted twice,” elections board member Anthony Giardini said http://chronicle.northcoastnow.com/2012/11/21/henrietta-township-man-accused-of-...
Connecticut Troy Pivarnik M Ineligible district voting Troy Pivarnik was accused of voting in a district where he didn't live during a primary when his mother was on the ballot. Another candidate in the election accused him. Dismissed because of insufficient evidence. Dismissed
Washington Justin Ashby M Registration Fraud 1 A charge of registration fraud against Justin Ashby was found to have Insufficient evidence to pursue. http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/368706-washington-clark-county-response-w...
Georgia Steve Chappelear Carleton Vines Albert Palmour Dorothy Gilreath Sidney Johnson Lois Reed Anthony Sparks M 2006 General Absentee/Mail Illegal assistance Carleton Vines and his accomplices (Albert Palmour, Dorothy Gilreath, Steve Chappelear, Sidney Johnson, Lois Reed, and Anthony Sparks) ran an absentee ballot fraud operation designed to rig the 2006 election in which Vines won election as a State Court Judge. Vines’s co-conspirators acted as “runners,” illegally “assisting” voters in filling out their absentee ballots. In many cases, ballots were transported by the conspirators to Vines’s law office before being subsequently mailed. The group signed a consent decree with the state board of election, acknowleding their actions and accepting a public reprimand. Ordered to cease and desist from further violations of the Election Code, publicly reprimanded. http://www.atlantaunfiltered.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/03/Carleton-Vines-conse...

Pages

How You Can Help

Roll Up Your Sleeves and Get Involved.

Join the movement and sign up for our Knowledge Network to get educated on the issues and opportunities to serve and connect with other citizen activists in your community.

 

Support True the Vote’s efforts to keep our elections free and fair.

Stay in touch

You can support True the Vote and get current information, insights and updates on various social media platforms.