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 Source2 Source3 Source4 Source5sort descending Follow Up
Mississippi Cooper Epps M 2007 Democratic primary, Runoff Vote Buying 5 Cooper Epps was charged with 2 counts of bribery and 3 counts of voter fraud in a vote buying scheme. Pleaded guilty to 1 count of voter fraud. (Case #BK2008-009, Circuit Court, Benton County) 2 years of incarceration, which was reduced to time served and 2 years post-release supervision. Pay $2,422.50.
Kentucky Bourbon County - Name Unknown 2008 Registration Fraud An unnamed individual was charged with wrongful registration. Dismissed. Dismissed
New Hampshire Timothy Barnes M 2004-11 General Registration Fraud Timothy Barnes was convicted of providing a false address when registering to vote during the 2004 State General Election in Dover, N.H. $500 fine suspended for 2 years
Georgia Gary Culp M 2007-06 Absentee Ballot Fraud Accused of unlawful absentee ballot assistance. (State Elections Board Case #2005-00681080107, City of Eatonton) $300 fine, cease and desist order and public reprimand
Kansas Finney County - Name Unknown 2008 Non-citizen voting Registration Fraud 1 Non-citizen was accused of registering and voting. Prosecuted by county attorney; resulted in diversion. Diversion
Ohio Dana Simmons 2008-08 Petition Fraud 4 Dana Simmons was charged with 1 count prohibitions acts relating to petitions or declarations, 1 count tampering with records, 1 count forgery, 1 count petty theft. Pleaded guilty to prohibited acts concerning declarations and petitions, felony. Other counts dismissed. 6 months in jail (suspended), 18 months of probation and 25 hours of community service
Ohio Betty Ann Glossop 2012-11 General 2013-02 Impersonation - deceased 1 1 Betty Ann Glossop -- ballot received after death
Connecticut Maura McLoughlin F Ineligible district voting The New Hartford Registrar of Voters brought a complaint against Maura McLoughlin questioning her residency based on the facts that two individuals living at the claimed residence stated McLoughlin did not reside there and her driver's license had a different address than the one claimed. The Connecticut Elections Enforcement Commission investigation concluded that McLoughlin was a qualified voter and the matter was dismissed. Dismissed
Illinois Maria Azada F Primary, General 2011-03 Non-citizen voting Registration fraud - ineligible non-citizen 17 9 Maria Azada, an illegal alien from the Philippines, was found guilty of 17 felony counts related to voter fraud in Lake County, including perjury, mutilation of election materials, and tampering with voting machines in connection with illegal voting by a non-U.S. citizen. In February 2009, Azada admitted to a USCIS officer during an interview for an immigration benefit that she had voted in an election. An investigation revealed that Azada voted nine times in primary, general and consolidated elections between 2003 and 2009. Azada falsely claimed to be a U.S. citizen on two Illinois voter registration applications. 120 days in prison,100 hours community service, $2916 fine, subject to deportation 3/8/16 - Emailed asking for correct summary of sentence. NEED TO CALL COURT CLERK AND ASK WAS "COND DISCHARGE SPEC CONDITION" MEANS.
Washington George Underwood M George Underwood was suspected of being an "unqualified person voting", but there was insufficient evidence to pursue.


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