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 # Chargessort descending # Fraudulent Votes / Election Margin Description Sentence Source1 Source2 Source3 Source4 Source5 Follow Up
North Carolina Damien Omar Sullivan M 2008 Primary, General Non-citizen voting Registration fraud - non-citizen 2 Damien Omar Sullivan, a Jamaican citizen, admitted in court that he illegally registered to vote in North Carolina in 2005, and then illegally voted in the 2008 primary and general elections. However, Judge Ken Crow dismissed all charges on the basis that Sullivan did not intend to commit fraud. Dismissed http://voterintegrityproject.com/thank-damien-sullivan/ http://voterintegrityproject.com/new-sullivan-evidence/ http://voterintegrityproject.com/dmv-illegality/
Connecticut Steven Feltman M Multiple Voting A complaint was brought against Steven Feltmanthat claiming that he voted at two separate polling places during the same election. No further action taken on complaint.
Texas Margie Hodges F 2007 School bond Margie Hodges was investigated as part of the Valley Mills ISD 2007 bond election case. Hodges was mailed a letter. No new violations were reported. Statue of limitations expired.
Texas Vicenta Guajardo Verino Tomasa Ramirez Chavez Bernice Garcia Margarita Rangel Ozuna Sara Virginia Perales Facunda Banda Garcia F 2012-07 Democratic primary runoff D 2014-07 Absentee/mail Illegal assistance Vicenta Guajardo Verino was one of six Cameron County politiqueras charged with voter fraud as a result of a multi-agency investigation into illicit voting activity surrounding the Democratic primary runoff in July 2012 that included federal, state and local law enforcement agencies. Verino was charged with unlawfully assisting a voter, improperly returning a marked ballot and ballot carrier violations. http://www.brownsvilleherald.com/news/article_4b4413f6-0d5a-11e4-9c30-0017a43b23...
Georgia Joe Murphy (former Lovejoy mayor) 5 unnamed individuals, including 3 family members. M 2007 Lovejoy municipal 2011 Absentee/Mail Ineligible district voting 6 Lovejoy Mayor Joe Murphy agreed to resign and never again seek public office in exchange for dropping an investigation into allegations he and five others, including three of his relatives, cast illegal votes in the 2007 city election. The fraudulent voters allegedly lied on their absentee ballot forms, falsely claiming to live within the Lovejoy city limits at the time they cast their votes. Plea deal: Investigation dropped after Murphy resigned and agreed to never again seek elected office http://www.wsbtv.com/news/news/local/mayor-resigns-following-voter-fraud-investi... http://www.news-daily.com/news/da-pressures-lovejoy-mayor-to-resign/article_e015...
California Name Not Disclosed Petition Fraud Forgery An individual in Santa Cruz County (name not disclosed) was charged under the California Election Code/California Penal Code. The charges pertain to knowingly procuring or offering false or forged instrument to be filed, registered, or recorded in any public office, which instrument, if genuine, might be filed, registered, or recorded under any law; forgery and subscribing fictitious names or the name of another to a petition. Pleaded no contest to knowingly procuring or offering false or forged instrument to be filed, registered, or recorded in any public office, which instrument, if genuine, might be filed, registered, or recorded under any law; forgery; subscribing fictitious names or the name of another to a petition. http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/404433-california-fresno-county-cases.htm...
California Jason Lee Hayes M 2006 2006-10 Registration fraud Jason Lee Hayes, along with 11 others, were charged with deceiving voters into re-registering, motivated by a $10 bounty for each new registered voter. Orange County District Attorney Tony Rackauckas charged 12 people with multiple counts of felony voter registration fraud. Hayes pleaded guilty to 1 count of fraudulent completion of affidavit of registration. Two counts of fraudulent completion of affidavit of registration were dismissed. 3 years of probation and 90 days in jail. http://admin.cdn.sos.ca.gov/press-releases/prior/2006/06_166.pdf
Mississippi Deborah Waters F 2011-08 According to the Public Integrity Division Case View PI-11-00070, a complaint was filed against Deborah Waters on 8/19/11. The case was closed 3/28/12 because the allegations could not be substantiated. http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/370944-mississippi-2nd-cases.html
Iowa Francisco Jose Ochoa M Francisco Jose Ochoa was charged with 4th Degree Election Misconduct 39A.5. Pleaded guilty. Deferred judgment http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/407328-iowa-cases.html
Texas Sadie Floyd Clay F Sadie Floyd Clay was not formally charged. There was not enough evidence to prosecute. The case was closed on 4/17/09.

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