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 Convictedsort descending Type1 Type2 Type3 # Charges # Fraudulent Votes / Election Margin Description Sentence Source1 Source2 Source3 Source4 Source5 Follow Up
Kentucky Charles "Chuck" Hart M 2006-05 Democratic primary D Vote buying Charles "Chuck" Hart was found guilty of obstruction of justice, vote buying and making false statements to federal agents. 33 months in prison for obstruction of justice, vote buying, and making false statements to federal agents https://www.highbeam.com/doc/1P3-1410308021.html https://pageonekentucky.com/2008/01/08/hart-sent-to-prison-for-vote-buying/
Illinois Leander Brooks (former election judge) M 2002-11 General 2003 Absentee/Mail Forgery 4 4 Former election judge Leander Brooks pleaded* guilty to four counts of forging the signatures on ballot applications in the November 2002 election, allowing unregistered or otherwise illegitimate voters to cast the ballots. *Plea deal: 18 months in prison http://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2005/01/the-big-picture-east-st-louis-voter-frau...
Georgia Greg Stone (county sheriff and candidate) Doyle Stone M 2008 Primary for sheriff Absentee/Mail Voter intimidation/coercion Former Twiggs County Sheriff Doyle Stone and his son, Greg Stone, were investigated for mishandling absentee ballots in Greg Stone’s 2008 primary campaign for sheriff. Absentee voters complained that Doyle Stone coerced them into voting for Greg Stone, and then took their ballots rather than allow them to be mailed in. Greg Stone lost the election by a wide margin. Both men agreed* to pay $300 in civil fines. *Plea deal: $300 civil fines http://archive.13wmaz.com/news/story.aspx?storyid=88638 http://www.macon.com/news/article28591399.html http://www.gwinnettdailypost.com/archive/two-agree-to-fines-in-election-fraud-ca...
Texas Mark Homero Almaraz Benito Aranda Jr. M 2012-05 Primary 2014-04 Ineligible ? 1 1 Mark Homero Almaraz of San Diego and Benito Aranda Jr. of Alice were arrested for illegally voting in Jim Wells County in the May 2012 Primary Election, an election in which they knew they were not eligible to vote, a second degree felony punishable by 2 to 20 years in jail, as well as a fine of up to $10,000. https://web.archive.org/web/20140917211814/http://www.alicetx.com/news/article_a...
Minnesota Murdock Francis McLeod, Jr. M 2011 Ineligible felon voting 1 McLeod, a convicted felon, reportedly voted when his 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...
New York William Connors (former county economic development director) Joseph Conners M Primary D 2005-08 Absentee Ballot Fraud William Connors, a county economic development director, allegedly filed fraudulent absentee ballots to secure the Conservative Party nomination for a Democrat. Pleaded guilty to primary election violations. 2 weekends in jail, $5,000 fine and forced to resign as custodian of voting machines http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/395980-new-york-saratoga-county-response-...
New York William McInerney Anthony DiFiglio William McInerney Anthony Renna John Brown Clement Campana Gary Galuski Michael LoPorto Ed McDonough Kevin McGrath M 2009-09 Working Families Party Primary D Absentee/mail Impersonation Forgery 1 William McInerney admitted to forging hundreds of ballots and applications but only had to plead* guilty to one in exchange for his testimony. He confessed to targeting those in low-income housing situations, and admitted to committing forgery since at least 2007. During the trial for LoPorto and McDonough, defense attorney Brian Premo suggested that McInerney could have been charged with several hundred felonies. He was given 90 days in a Rensselaer County Sheriff’s Department work program and avoided jail time. *Plea deal: 90 days in a county work program https://web.archive.org/web/20130316033640/http://menrec.com/four-ny-democrats-s... http://www.timesunion.com/local/article/Ballot-fraud-case-testimony-continues-22... http://www.timesunion.com/local/article/Trial-set-for-Jan-17-in-ballot-fraud-cas... http://www.timesunion.com/local/article/Democrat-admits-role-in-voter-fraud-case...
Oregon James Gurga M 2001-11 Petition Fraud James Gurga admitted to fraud involving initiative petitions. He gathered signatures for five different initiative petitions, but misled voters about their content and effect, forged signatures, gathered signatures from non-voters, and duplicated signatures. Charged with signature fraud. Pleaded guilty. 2 years of probation, community service, and was barred from gathering signatures during probation. http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/366805-oregon-prosecuted-cases-log-to-ari...
Colorado Alice Jurjovec F Multiple voting 1 1 Alice Jurjovec was found guilty of one count of voting twice. Deferred sentence: 1 year in jail, $50 fine, court costs http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/370952-colorado-cases.html
Mississippi David Massey M 2007 Democratic primary, Runoff Vote Buying 4 David Massey was charged with 1 count of conspiracy to commit voter fraud and 3 counts of voter fraud in a vote buying scheme. Pleaded guilty to 1 count voter fraud. Other counts were retired. (Case #BK2008-006B, Circuit Court, Benton County) 5 years in Department of Corrections. Pay $5,922.50. http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/394430-mississippi-benton-county-cases-fo... http://djournal.com/tippah/2009/07/15/jury-convicts-two-in-benton-vote-fraud-cas... http://djournal.com/news/benton-county-voter-fraud/

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