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 Type3sort descending # Charges # Fraudulent Votes / Election Margin Description Sentence Source1 Source2 Source3 Source4 Source5 Follow Up
Indiana Christopher Marshall Michael R. Marshall John Cook M 2010 Jeffersonville mayoral D 2011-10 Absentee/Mail 12 Christopher Marshall pleaded* guilty to aiding in deception in order to obtain property in connection with a voter fraud scheme involving absentee ballots and applications submitted in Jennings county in 2010. Marshall's father Michael Marshall and John Cook were also indicted on voter fraud charges. *Plea deal: http://www.newsandtribune.com/archives/galligan-aide-indicted-for-voter-fraud/ar... https://public.courts.in.gov/mycase/#/vw/CaseSummary/eyJ2Ijp7IkNhc2VUb2tlbiI6Ik9...
Connecticut ADDED SOURCE Douglas Minich M 2007 Municipal Absentee/Mail Illegal Assistance Douglas Minich, who worked for a candidate for town first selectmen, was accused of neglecting to provide information about himself required by law, such as his signature, when he assisted a woman with an absentee ballot application. He was also accused of being present when she filled out her ballot, which was not allowed because he was an agent of a party, as well as taking possession of the ballot when he wasn't eligible to. $300 fine and ordered to comply with the law in the future http://seec.ct.gov/e2casebase/data/fd/2007_423.pdf
California Gregory McPeters M 2001-08 2001-12 Petition Fraud 3 Gregory McPeters was charged with 3 counts of misrepresenting petitions. Stanislaus County Superior Court (Case Number: 1032540) Case dismissed. http://caseindex.stanct.org:8080/CaseIndex/faces/displayResults.xhtml http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/399967-california-stanislaus-county-respo...
West Virginia Toney “Zeke” Dingess Wandell “Rocky” Adkins M 2004-05 Democrat Primary D Vote Buying Toney “Zeke” Dingess admitted buying votes during the 2004 primary election. Dingess said he carried more than $5,000 for Rocky Adkins. After Rocky Adkins handed a candidate slate to a potential voter, Dingess said Adkins would raise one finger if he was to pay that person $20, or two fingers if it was a $40 payment. http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1549361/posts http://www.ejfi.org/Voting/Voting-71.htm
Georgia Neil Craig Prewett M 2011-08 Ineligible District Voting Accused of voting in Paulding County while living in Cobb County. (State Elections Board Case #2010-00431109469; Paulding County) $1,500 fine, cease and desist order and public reprimand https://assets.documentcloud.org/documents/369066/georgia-response-with-cases.pd...
Mississippi Joseph Wages M 2011-08 According to the Public Integrity Division Case View PI-11-00067, a complaint pertaining to "election fraud" was filed against Joseph Wages on 8/4/11. http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/370944-mississippi-2nd-cases.html
Pennsylvania Jemar Barksdale M Registration Fraud Jemar Barksdale was charged with changing 18 voter registration applications while he worked for ACORN.
Washington Bettina Siharath 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...
New Mexico Angelica Marquez Silvia Gomez Angelica Marquez Priscilla Morales Jesus Dario Hernandez Elizabeth Ramirez Jose Manuel Ramirez Nelson Owens Matthew Valenzuela 2012-03 Sunland Park municipal 2 1 Angelica Marquez was charged with false voting and conspiracy to commit false voting, both fourth-degree felonies, for helping four nonresidents register to vote in Sunland Park, New Mexico using her home address, 140 Mimbre, as theirs, and she helped four other nonresidents register to vote using her home as their mailing address. Of the eight, four voted early in the March 6 election. http://nmpolitics.net/index/2012/03/two-more-charged-in-sunland-park-voter-fraud... http://www.abqjournal.com/93012/news/former-official-turns-self-in.html
Massachusetts Richard Suchocki Mark Atlas M 2013-11 Worcester municipal 2013-12 Illegal assistance 1 0 Richard Suchocki admitted to helping Mark Atlas commit impersonation voter fraud in the Nov. 5, 2013 Worcester municipal election by providing Atlas with the name and address of another registered voter, but Suchocki died in 2014.before being convicted. Atlas pleaded guilty to voting at the Ward 6, Precinct 5 polling station under someone else's name. Dismissed (defendant died) http://www.telegram.com/article/20131204/NEWS/312049857/1116

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