True the Vote Election Crimes Database

A nationwide compilation of election crimes prosecutions

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State Defendant Co-Defendants Sex Date Electionsort ascending D/R Charged Convicted Type1 Type2 Type3 # Charges # Fraudulent Votes / Election Margin Description Sentence Source1 Source2 Source3 Source4 Source5 Follow Up
Wisconsin Lena Taylor (state Senator) Multiple ineligibe voters F 2011-04 Spring D Registration fraud Ineligible district voting Ineligible felon voting State senator Lena Taylor was investigated as an accessory to voter fraud after 36 individuals registered to vote at 1018 N. 35th St. in Milwaukee, a home owned by Taylor, which is adjacent to her law office and used by a non-profit as a group home. The property is only zoned for up to 8 residents in a group-home type setting. On April 5, 2011, 20 of the 36 voters registered at the address voted, and a total of 7 same day voter registrations were corroborated by the senator's mother, Lena J. Taylor, including at least one felon who was ineligible to vote. http://www.jsonline.com/news/milwaukee/lena-taylor-denies-fraud-allegation-js35a... http://mediatrackers.org/wisconsin/2011/11/22/release-sen-lena-taylor-an-accesso...
Oregon Ricky Graybael M 2003-01 2003-09 2004-02 2004-05 Special statewide Special Special statewide Primary 2004-07 Multiple Voting 3 4 Ricky Graybael voted in both Jefferson County and Wasco County on four different occasions from 2003 to 2004. Charged with 1 count of double voting and 2 unspecified counts. Pleaded guilty to double voting count for misdemeanor treatment and dismissal of other 2 counts. 24 months of probation, 80 hours of community service and a $67 court fee http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/366805-oregon-prosecuted-cases-log-to-ari...
New Jersey Ernest Storr Marty Small Tracy Pijuan Luquay Zahir Floyd Tally David Callaway Toni Dixon Dameka Cross Mark Crumble Michele Griffin Ramona Stephens Demaris Jones Ronald Harris M 2008 2009 Special Mayoral Municipal - Democratic primary R 2009-09 Absentee Ballot Fraud 10 Storr was one of 14 allegedly working alongside Atlantic City Councilman Marty Small to commit absentee ballot fraud. Accused of absentee ballot fraud in connection with 2008 and 2009 mayoral races. Charged with 1 count conspiracy, 4 counts election fraud, 1 count absentee ballot fraud, 1 count tampering with public records or information, 1 count falsifying records, 1 count forgery, and 1 count hindering apprehension or prosecution in connection with Small's 2009 campaign; 1 count in connection with a 2008 mayoral campaign. As part of a plea agreement, he pleaded guilty to 1 count related to the 2008 election and 1 count related to the 2009 election. Probation http://www.pressofatlanticcity.com/news/breaking/star-witness-in-atlantic-city-v... http://observer.com/2010/08/small-campaign-worker-pleads-guilty-to-ballot-fraud/ http://www.pressofatlanticcity.com/news/breaking/former-co-defendant-in-atlantic... http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/395062-new-jersey-dcj-cases-3.html
Tennessee Election contest: Terry Roland v. Ophelia Ford 2005-09 Special - state Senate District 29 D Ineligible district voting Impersonation - deceased Forgery In Tennessee, a September 2005 special election for state Senate District 29 that was decided by only 13 votes led to the expulsion of the winner, Ophelia Ford, from the legislature after it was found that votes had been cast by individuals who were dead at the time of the election, felons whose voting rights had not been restored, voters whose residences were vacant lots, and voters who actually lived outside of the district. Investigator John Harvey found at least 43 voters who did not live in the district but had voted in the election. Three election workers in one precinct were convicted of 12 felonies for faking votes by making false entries on election documents and other misconduct, including forging the signatures of deceased voters on ballot forms and falsely certifying vote totals. Election overturned by state Senate https://books.google.com/books?id=90DYC6nfi9gC&pg=RA2-PA2020&lpg=RA2-PA2020&dq=t...
Washington Todd McGuire M 2007-02 Special 2008-07 Absentee Ballot Fraud Impersonation Forgery 2 1 Todd McGuire pleaded guilty to voting his wife's ballot. Entered into a pre-trial diversion agreement. Pre-trial diversion. Supervision and community service. http://archive.peninsuladailynews.com/article/20080803/NEWS/808030306 http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/370216-washington-jefferson-county.html
Texas Mark Littlefield M 2006 Special Forgery 1 1 Mark Littlefield was charged with possession of a forged ballot in a 2006 special election. Littlefield entered pre-trial diversion in 2008. Pre-Trial Intervention: 1 year, $300 donation http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/404105-texas-ag-response.html Hays: 89,288
Oregon David P. Holmes M 2002-03 Special 2003-03 Absentee/Mail Impersonation Forgery 1 1 David P. Holmes signed the ballot of Michelle Lynn Holmes. Charged with one count of making false statements under election laws, a Class C felony. Pleaded guilty to a Class A misdemeanor. 40 hours community service, $750 fine and a $67 unitary assessment http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/366805-oregon-prosecuted-cases-log-to-ari...
Oregon Ronald Wayne Fischer M 2002-03 Special 2002-04 Absentee/Mail Impersonation 1 3 Ronald Wayne Fischer cast the ballots of three family members during a 2002 special election. Charged with 1 count of making false statements under election laws, a Class C felony. Pleaded guilty to 1 count of voting another person's ballot - False Statement Under Election Laws. 5 days in jail, 36 months of probation, 40 hours of community service and a $750 fine http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/366805-oregon-prosecuted-cases-log-to-ari...
Iowa Unknown impersonator F 2012 Special Impersonation 1 Someone impersonated a Linn County woman and cast a fraudulent ballot in her name in a 2012 special election. That vote was counted. The woman who was impersonated later showed up at the polls and was given a provisional ballot. There was no way to identify the impersonator. None - no way to identify the impersonator http://theiowarepublican.com/2013/obama-administration-finally-stops-stonewallin...
Wisconsin Tate Hohnstein M 2012-06 2012-11 Special General 2014-05 Ineligible felon voting 4 At the time Tate Hohnstein voted, he was still on extended supervision from a sentence in 2002 for three convictions in Washington County. Charged with 2 counts of providing false information to an election official, and 2 of voting as a disqualified person, all felony charges. http://archive.jsonline.com/news/crime/grafton-felon-accused-of-illegally-voting...

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