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
North Carolina Adam David Burleson M 2012-10 2013-03 Ineligible felon registration 1 Adam David Burleson, of South Creek Road in Nebo, was indicted in March 2013 on one count of providing a false statement on a voter registration application in October 2012. Burleson falsely swore to a matter pertaining to an election that “I have not been convicted of a felony, or if I have been convicted of a felony, I have completed my sentence, including any probation or parole.” In fact, Burleson had been convicted of felony possession with intent to deliver marijuana in McDowell County on April 24, 2012, and was on probation for the felony when he registered.
Georgia Ron Singletary M OTHER Ron Singletary was accused of failing to notify of change of address. $100 fine, cease and desist order and public reprimand
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 Carolyn Bilski F Absentee Ballot Fraud Carolyn Bilski was charged with possessing a ballot or carrier envelope intended for another. Bilski was mailed a letter. No new violations were reported. Statue of limitations expired.
Mississippi Elberto Brown M Vote Buying Paid undercover police officers $30 per vote, pleaded guilty to attempted bribery. 2 years probation and $500 fine
Connecticut Joseph Maturo (former mayor and candidate) M Absentee Ballot Fraud A complaint was made that Joseph Maturo, who was running for re-election as mayor, should not have disseminated promotional materials with absentee ballot applications, neglected to provide information required by law, such as his signature, when he assisted people with absentee ballot applications, and improperly used the town's "reverse 911" phone system. No further action taken on complaint.
Idaho Ronald Edwin Prior M Registration Fraud Charged with illegal registrations by voter. Pleaded guilty. $200 fine and 3 months probation. The case was later dismissed.
Connecticut Mary Oleynick (former member of Democratic Town Committee) F D Absentee/Mail Illegal Assistance Oleynick, a campaign volunteer, was accused of violating procedures for assisting people with absentee ballots and applications. The accusations were raised by a candidate who complained that fraud had taken place because more people voted absentee than usual. Received a civil penalty of $5,000. Lost eligibility for certain election jobs. Ordered to resign from the Democratic Town Committee. Agreed not to solicit or assist with absentee ballots in the future.
Georgia Elbert County Board of Registrars Accused of mishandling absentee ballots. Desist order and ordered to complete further training
Ohio Shannon Marie Davis Registration Fraud 2 Shannon Marie Davis was charged with 1 count false registration and 1 count voter registration fraud. Pleaded guilty to false registration. Other count dismissed. 90 days either in jail or in a minimum-security facility

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