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 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
Connecticut Dolores Scalesse (petition circulator/candidate) F 2002 Petition Fraud Petition circulator/candidate Dolores Scalesse violated Sec. 9-410(c) by signing that she had witnessed all signatures on petition when she had not. $250 fine http://www.ct.gov/seec/lib/seec/agency_units/report_of_complaints_fy_02-03.pdf
Georgia Evelyn Williams (campaign worker) F 2010 Petition Fraud Accused of nomination petition fraud. Pleaded guilty. (State Elections Board Case #2008-00661094981, Appling County) $100 fine, cease and desist order and public reprimand https://assets.documentcloud.org/documents/369066/georgia-response-with-cases.pd...
Kentucky Pendleton County - Name Unknown 2003 Registration Fraud 1 An unnamed individual was charged with one count of fraudulent registration. Charge dismissed. Dismissed http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/399240-kentucky-statewide-cases.html
Oregon Johnny R. Burkett M 2006-02 Forgery 5 Johnny R. Burkett was charged with submitting forged signatures. Pleaded guilty to 2 of 5 counts of making a false statement under election laws, a Class C felony. The other 3 charges were dropped after plea negotiations. 10 days in jail, 36 months of probation, a $750 fine (suspended) and barred from collecting signatures during probation.
Washington Sean Kelley-Clarke 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...
Washington John Doe2 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...
Idaho Jason Jay Goodson M 2004 General Petition fraud Jason Jay Goodson was convicted of falsifying or forging public records and wrongful signing of a ballot petition, a felony charge, in connection with the 2004 general election. http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/392488-idaho-bonneville-county-response-w... http://www.legislature.idaho.gov/idstat/Title18/T18CH32SECT18-3203PrinterFriendl...
Illinois Margarita Del Pilar Fitzpatrick F 2006-11 General 2008-01 Non-citizen voting 1 Margarita Del Pilar Fitzpatrick, a citizen of Peru, registered to vote in Illinois using the federal “Motor Voter” registration form in August 2005, when she applied for an Illinois driver’s license and signed a voter registration application in which she checked a box indicating she was a United States citizen. Fitzpatrick was caught when she submitted her application for naturalization in 2007 and indicated that she had registered and illegally voted in a U.S. election in November 2006. By law, voting by a non-citizen is a deportable offense, and there is no intent requirement. The Department of Justice Board of Immigration Appeals upheld a decision to deport Margarita Del Pilar Fitzpatrick for voting in a federal election. Deportation https://pjmedia.com/blog/non-citizen-deported-for-voting-in-american-elections http://www.justice.gov/file/3835pdf/download http://www.ibjonline.com/counterpoint-should-automatic-voter-registration-be-ena...
Illinois Deidra Humphrey F 2008 2009-01 Registration Fraud 2 Humphrey, who worked for the Missouri Progressive Vote Coalition (MPVC) and the Association of Community Organization for Reform Now (ACORN), was charged for turning in forged and incorrect voter registration applications in order to get money for the falsified registrations. Pleaded guilty to one count of mail fraud. https://archives.fbi.gov/archives/stlouis/press-releases/2009/sl032409 http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/01/05/AR2009010502879.... http://www.semissourian.com/story/1524759.html
Florida Raven Simona Williams "Madison 9" F 2010 Madison school board 2011-11 Absentee/Mail Perjury 5 2 Raven Simona Williams, one of the "Madison 9." was charged with two counts of felony fraud in connection with casting a vote, two counts of perjury by false written declaration, and one count of providing a false report to law enforcement authorities, as part of a scheme to illegally request, distribute, and collect absentee ballots in the 2010 Madison school board election. Charges against Williams were dismissed. Dismissed http://www.wctv.tv/home/headlines/Madison_County_Officials_Arrested_for_Voter_Fr...

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.