|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||Source5||Follow Up|
|Texas||Diana Balderas Castaneda||Francisco “Frankie” Garcia Rebecca Gonzalez Guadalupe Escamilla||F||2012-11||Donna ISD school board||D||2014-01||Vote buying (federal)||1||10||Diana Balderas Castaneda was one of three politiqueras who pleaded* guilty to federal vote-buying charges stemming from the November 2012 Donna school board election. The women gave residents cash, drugs, beer and cigarettes, which the candidates they worked for and their campaign managers would give them for that purpose, In exchange for their votes in the 2012 primary and general elections. Castaneda admitted bribing about 10 voters, and on a few occasions, she drove voters to buy drugs after they voted. Castaneda pleaded guilty to one count of vote-buying.||*Plea deal:||https://www.justice.gov/opa/pr/campaign-worker-pleads-guilty-buying-votes-donna-...||http://www.nytimes.com/2014/01/13/us/politics/texas-vote-buying-case-casts-glare...||https://www.justice.gov/opa/pr/three-campaign-workers-charged-buying-votes-donna...|
|Arizona||Michael David Hays (candidate for Mohave County Sheriff)||M||2012||Mojave County||Registration fraud - ineligible district||2||0||Michael David Hays, former candidate for Mohave County Sheriﬀ, pleaded* guilty to charges of false voter registration and tampering with a public record for falsely claiming on a voter registration form to be a resident of the county. Hays used a campaign worker’s address in Mohave County when he ﬁlled out paperwork to run for sheriﬀ. At the time, he was living and also registered to vote in Coconino County.||*Plea deal: Probation||http://www.mohavedailynews.com/news/local/hays-pleads-guilty-to-voter-fraud/arti...|
|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.||http://djournal.com/tippah/2009/07/15/jury-convicts-two-in-benton-vote-fraud-cas...||http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/394430-mississippi-benton-county-cases-fo...|
|Texas||Jerry Farley||M||Jerry Farley was investigated as part of the Gillespie County election dispute in 2008. Case declined for prosecution. Letter sent to secretary of state.|
|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||http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/370360-new-hampshire-fraud.html|
|New Jersey||Mary Stewart||F||Absentee/Mail||Mary Stewart cast absentee ballots using her mother's name for at least two years after her mother's death.||http://www.electionjournal.org/2010/04/02/dead-voter-investigation-leads-to-bigg...||http://www.nj.com/news/index.ssf/2010/03/somerset_county_woman_accused.html|
|Georgia ADDED SOURCE||Iaren Smith||Petition Fraud||Iaren Smith was accused of not signing as affidavit of petition circulator in presence of notary; Notaries did not notarize in presence of affiants. Case closed.||https://web.archive.org/web/20161226021856/http://www.documentcloud.org/document...|
|Connecticut||Lisette Valle-Mellow||F||Absentee/Mail||Valle-Mellow, a city employee, was accused of voting an absentee ballot when she could have voted in person.||$200 fine and ordered to comply with the law in the future|
|Indiana||Yolanda Ramirez||F||2003||Democratic primary||D||2005-10||Ineligible district voting||1||Yolanda Ramirez pleaded* guilty to illegally voting in another precinct in the 2003 Democratic primary.||*Plea deal:||http://www.indianabarrister.com/archives/2005/10/lake_county_vote_fraud_sting_g....||http://www.discoverthenetworks.org/viewSubCategory.asp?id=2214|
|Washington||Gregory Taufer||M||Registration Fraud||1||A charge of registration fraud against Gregory Taufer was found to have Insufficient evidence to pursue.||http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/368706-washington-clark-county-response-w...|
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