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 Source1sort descending Source2 Source3 Source4 Source5 Follow Up
Texas Janice Charuba F Janice Charuba was mailed a letter. No new violations were reported. Statue of limitations expired. Not charged.
Connecticut Lori Lyons F Absentee/Mail Lori Lyons was accused of failing to provide information about herself as required by law, when she assisted her son with his absentee ballot application. $200 fine and ordered to comply with the law in the future
Connecticut Damon B. Smith M 2004-11 Multiple Voting A complaint was made that Damon Smith may have voted in two towns during the November 2004 state election. Smith was registered in two towns simultaneously since 1985 because he did not provide registrars with his prior voting address when he moved. He was removed from the list in the town where he no longer lived. Complaint was dismissed. Dismissed
Connecticut James Jones M 2004-11 Multiple Voting Duplicate names were found, indicating that three people may have voted in two towns during the November 2004 state election. The three names submitted by the Secretary of State as persons who may have voted more than once and in more than one location were found to be six different people, and therefore no violation of law occurred. The complaint was dismissed. Dismissed
Ohio Michelle Twiggs F Petition Fraud 2 Michelle Twiggs was charged with 2 counts prohibitions relating to petitions. Pleaded guilty to 1 count prohibited acts concerning declarations and petitions, felony. Other count dismissed. 6 months of probation
Texas Gloria Tejada F Gloria Tejada was mailed a letter. No new violations were reported. Statue of limitations expired. Not charged.
Connecticut Raul Mercado M Absentee/Mail Raul Mercado was accused of failing to provide information about himself as required by law, when he assisted approximately ten individuals with their absentee ballot applications. Ordered to comply with the law in the future
Connecticut John Gauger, Jr. (primary candidate) M Absentee/Mail Gauger, a primary candidate, voted an absentee ballot when he could have voted in person. $100 fine and ordered to comply with the law in the future
Delaware Mohamad Ali Ahmed M 2006 Mohamad Ali Ahmed was charged with tampering with public records. (New Castle County, Superior Court, Case #17-06-01-0139)
Connecticut David Ford M 2004-11 Presidential Ineligible felon voting David Ford was accused of applying for a ballot and voting in the 2004 presidential election even though he was a felon whose voting rights had been revoked. Ford's attorney provided a copy of the notice of his rights restoration, which indicated that Ford was no longer under the jurisdiction of the Connecticut Department of Correction and that his discharge date was July 30, 2004. Ford was eligible to have his voting rights restored on July 30, 2004. No further action was taken on complaint. Dismissed

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