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
Colorado Vernon Martin M Impersonation 1 Vernon Martin was charged with 1 count of voter impersonation. Pleaded to impersonating an elector. $4216.50 in fines and court fees http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/370952-colorado-cases.html
Wisconsin L.B. Dean 2010 Ineligible felon voting 2 1 L.B. Dean pleaded guilty to Voting by Disqualified Person (Felon) (Felony Class I). A second charge of Providing False Information to Election Official was dismissed. Dean was sentenced to 60 days incarceration. *Plea deal: 60 days in jail http://www.maciverinstitute.com/2010/10/acorn-worker-pleads-guilty-to-vote-fraud...
Wisconsin ADDED SOURCE Ruth E. Kirk F Multiple Voting Ruth E. Kirk was accused of voting more than once in the same election and charged with 2 counts of disorderly conduct. The voter fraud charge was dismissed on prosecutor's motion, but Kirk was charged with both counts of disorderly conduct, guilty because of no contest plea. It is unknown whether the charges are related. http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/403400-wisconsin-columbia-county-response...
Georgia Doyce Mullis Jackson Jones Don McCranie M 1996-07 Democratic primary D 1997-06 Vote buying Doyce Mullis, Dodge County Sheriff Jackson Jones, and county commissioner Don McCranie were convicted of conspiracy to buy votes in the 2006 Democratic primary. Mullis pleaded* guilty and testified against Jones and McCranie. 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. *Plea deal: 1 year in prison, 3 years supervised release, 100 hours community service, $5,000 fine http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/12/09/met_218766.shtml#.Vqmc4-ZLXO9
Connecticut Candice G. Williams F 2008-11 Presidential Multiple Voting The Democratic Registrar brought a complaint against Candice G. Williams alleging that she voted twice during the 2008 presidential election. The Connecticut Elections Enforcement Commission investigation concluded that the matter should be dismissed. Dismissed http://seec.ct.gov/e2casebase/data/fd/FD_2010_090.pdf
Washington Mary Capps 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...
Tennessee Unknown 2014-05 Petition fraud Forgery 0 The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation launched a probe to determine whether about 300 signatures on a petition to recall District 7 Councilman Chris Anderson that were tossed out by the Hamilton County Election Commission were forged. TBI spokesman Josh DeVine said investigators were requested by the local district attorney's office. More than 3,000 signatures, but over half were thrown out after the election commission determined that the signer lived outside the district or because the signature appeared fake. http://www.timesfreepress.com/news/local/story/2014/may/21/tbi-launches-voter-fr...
Iowa Jason Rawlin M 2012-08 Registration fraud - ineligible felon 1 Jason Rawlin, a convicted felon, pleaded* guilty to misdemeanor fraudulent practices after being charged with felony election misconduct for registering to vote in August 2012 while an ineligible felon. Under the state’s motor-voter program, license applicants are asked if they’d like to register to vote. Rawlin signed his name to the voter application, attesting that he was not a felon. *Plea deal: $750 fine http://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/news/politics/2013/12/16/guilty-pleas-res...
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/
Texas Lydia Molina F 2006 Primary Absentee/Mail Illegal assistance Vote buying 6 6 Lydia Molina pleaded* guilty to one count of absentee ballot fraud after being charged with six counts of illegally possessing other voters' ballots (TEC 86.006) in the 2006 primary election. *Plea deal: 1 year deferred adjudiciation, 12 months community supervision, $300 fine http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/404105-texas-ag-response.html

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