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 Source2sort descending Source3 Source4 Source5 Follow Up
Virginia Delphine Williams 2007 2008 2013-04 Registration fraud - ineligible felon 1 0 In April 2013, a grand jury indicted Delphine Williams and five other convicted felons on charges of giving false statements when registering to vote. The registrations occurred in 2007 and 2008. The six were each indicted on a felony count of election fraud: Mark Winfield Atwater of Portsmouth; James Edward Dorsey of Portsmouth; Brenda Lee Harris of Virginia Beach; Tyrone Stith of Chesapeake; Lisa Charlotte White of Portsmouth; and Delphine Williams of Portsmouth. Nearly 20 cases were referred to the office of Commonwealth's Attorney, but the office is prosecuting only those that were clearly intending to deceive. http://pilotonline.com/news/local/crime/six-felons-indicted-on-voter-fraud-alleg...
Massachusetts Courtney Llewellyn Jack Villamaino F 2012-09 Republican primary R 2012-10 Registration fraud Absentee/Mail 5 285 Courtney Llewellyn pleaded guilty to voter fraud charges in Hampden Superior Court. Llewellyn was accused of conspiring with former East Longmeadow Selectman Jack Villamaino in a scheme to change the party affiliations of hundreds of voters to help his chances of winning the Republican Primary. Villamaino was running for State Representative at the time. He pleaded guilty to similar charges last month and sentenced to four months in jail. Llewellyn pleaded guilty to a lesser misdemeanor charge and will serve a of year probation. Four of the charges were "continued without a finding." Those charges include larceny, forgery and felony counts of interfering with an election official. She has been ordered to do community service. Villamaino pleaded guilty in Hampden County Superior Court to charges of larceny under $250, interfering with an election official, four counts of forgery of a document, four counts of perjury, and conspiracy to commit an unlawful act. Villamaino and his wife, Courtney Llewellyn, were charged in 2012 with changing the party affiliations for about 280 East Longmeadow voters. *Plea deal: 1 year probation plus community service, for one misdemeanor charge http://www.thenewamerican.com/usnews/politics/item/16491-two-sentenced-in-massac...
Georgia Tia McWilliams F 2009-12 Absentee/Mail Accused of unlawful possession of absentee ballots. (State Elections Board Case #2008-0075; Wilkes County) Civil penalty of $200, cease and desist order and public reprimand https://assets.documentcloud.org/documents/369066/georgia-response-with-cases.pd...
North Carolina Lela Devonetta Murray F 2010-11 General D 2011-08 Registration fraud 1 0 54-year-old Lela Devonetta Murray of Edwards Mill Road in Raleigh, was charged with voter registration fraud. Authorities charge that she voted on Election Day 2010 as a transfer voter in one precinct and then voted on Election Day provisionally in another precinct. The reason given for the second vote was "wrong precinct." Murray was held on $10,000 bond. http://abc11.com/archive/8301269/
Connecticut Mark Rutkowski M Absentee Ballot Fraud A complaint was made that Mark Rutkowski didn't return a list of individuals to whom he distributed absentee ballot applications. Matter dismissed. Dismissed
Washington Beth Jenkins F 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...
Kansas Bourbon County - Name Unknown 1998 Absentee Ballot Fraud Forgery Impersonation Nursing home supervisor voted for other persons without their consent. http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/366880-kansas-2nd-response-part-1.html
Georgia Jackson Jones (former Dodge County sheriff Don McCranie Doyce Mullis M 1996-07 Democratic primary D 1997-06 Vote buying Dodge County Sheriff Jackson Jones, county commissioner Don McCranie, and Doyce Mullis were convicted of conspiracy to buy votes in the 2006 Democratic primary. They were the last of 27 people to be sentenced in the election fraud case, which state investigators said also included cases of double voting, felon voting, and at least one ballot being cast in the name of a dead person. 27 months in prison, 3 years supervised release http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/12/09/met_218766.shtml#.Vqmc4-ZLXO9
Iowa Martia Yvonne Phillips F 2008 Ineligible felon voting 1 1 Martia Yvonne Phillips pleaded* guilty to voting in the 2008 election despite being a convicted felon who had not had her voting rights restored. Phillips had a 2006 felony drug conviction and was on probation during the election. *Plea deal: 5 years in prison (suspended), 2 years probation http://wcfcourier.com/news/local/election-misconduct-defendant-pleads-guilty/art...
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

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