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/Rsort descending Charged Convicted Type1 Type2 Type3 # Charges # Fraudulent Votes / Election Margin Description Sentence Source1 Source2 Source3 Source4 Source5 Follow Up
Georgia Pat Bussiere (election official) OTHER Pat Bussiere was accused of violating statute § 21-2-590, pertaining to permitting unqualified persons to vote, refusing to permit qualified persons to vote or unlawfully rendering assistance. Cease and desist order and ordered to complete further training https://web.archive.org/web/20161216002204/http://www.documentcloud.org/document...
Iowa Jennifer Marie Webster F Jennifer Marie Webster was charged with 1st Degree Election Misconduct 39A.2. Pleaded guilty. Prison http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/407328-iowa-cases.html
New Jersey Kathleen McCullough F Registration Fraud 3 Kathleen McCullough was charged with 3 counts of false voter registration arising from claiming residency in two states. McCullough had two homes, one in New Jersey and one in Pennsylvania, where she worked part time at a law firm. She filed both federal and state tax return to match her Pennsylvania address, and maintained both her motor vehicle registration and her driver’s license in Pennsylvania. She also used two different surnames within a year (2007-2008). In 2007, she renewed her Pennsylvania vehicle registration, and in 2008, she filed new voter registration forms, using McCullough only as her name, when she had previously used McCullough-Finnigan. Judge Batten found that McCullough’s action and conduct was without any fraudulent intent and the charges were dismissed. Dismissed http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/394940-new-jersey-cape-may-response-with-...
Wyoming Kenneth Conley M 2010 Registration Fraud 1 Kenneth Conley was accused of being a convicted felon trying to register to vote. Charged with false swearing. Case dismissed by prosecution. Dismissed http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/394421-wyoming-carbon-county-response-wit...
Utah Charles C. Rich M 2006-11 Daggett County Sheriff 2008-03 Registration Fraud 1 Charles C. Rich was accused along with 50 other people in Utah's Daggett County, in connection with a 2006 election for sheriff. All 51 were accused of fraudulent registration, and many were accused of living outside the county but registering to vote within the county. Rich pleaded guilty to a reduced charge of class B misdemeanor attempt to fraudulently register to vote. 30 days in jail (suspended) and $500 fine http://archive.sltrib.com/printfriendly.php?id=9208173&itype=NGPSID http://electionupdates.caltech.edu/2008/08/11/utah-voter-registration-fraud-case...
Arizona Gina Thi Canova Peter Canova F 2008-11 General 2011-03 Multiple Voting Ineligible district voting Registration fraud 15 1 Gina Thi Canova and her husband Peter Canova were each convicted on a misdemeanor charge of attempted illegal voting for registering and voting twice in the November 2008 general election, in both Maricopa County, Arizona and Douglas County, Nevada. In 2010, Gina Canova voted in elections in both Arizona and Nevada. The Canovas were originally charged with 15 felony counts of voter fraud including false registrations, illegal voting and filing false instruments. 300 hours community service, $13,800 fine http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2012/12/30/arizona-nabs-double-voter... http://www.azfamily.com/story/28334496/pair-arrested-for-voter-fraud
Florida Kashawn John 2010 Registration fraud 4 In Miami, Florida, former ACORN voter registration canvassers Maurice Childress, Kashawn John, Liltovia Rhodes, Carlos Torres, Evangeline Williams, Lilkevia Williams, and Richard Williams, were all convicted of “false swearing in an election.” Accused of filing multiple voter registration applications with fictitious names and as the same individuals and registering ACORN canvassers to vote multiple times while working on an ACORN voter drive. Charges: 2 counts false swearing in connection with voting and 2 counts of submission of false voter registration information. Probation, community service, and forbidden to participate in political campaigns. http://dailycaller.com/2010/11/23/the-voter-fraud-hall-of-shame-milwaukee-voter-... http://www.discoverthenetworks.org/viewSubCategory.asp?id=2214
Wisconsin Deborah A. Mehling F 2012 Recall 2013-03 Petition fraud 1 0 Deborah A. Mehling was found guilty of a civil violation for signing a petition sheet for the 2012 recall of Gov. Walker as circulator even though her daughter had collected one of the signatures. Mehling was fined $100. $100 fine http://www.jsonline.com/news/crime/milwaukee-man-pleads-guilty-to-five-counts-of... http://www.jsonline.com/news/milwaukee/prosecutors-charge-10-with-voter-fraud-4t...
Texas Janice Charuba F Janice Charuba was mailed a letter. No new violations were reported. Statue of limitations expired. Not charged.
Washington Amber Mcafee 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...

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