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 Source3sort descending Source4 Source5 Follow Up
Kansas Osage County Nursing Home Worker 2002 Absentee Ballot Fraud Illegal assistance Nursing home assistance when voter not aware. No action taken. http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/366880-kansas-2nd-response-part-1.html
Tennessee Vancey Voorhies F Illegal assistance 4 Vancey Voorhies was charged with one count each of illegal registration/voting, false entries, violation by an official and official misconduct. She was a volunteer poll worker who helped an elderly cousin vote by signing her name in the book and casting the vote for her. It was determined that her actions were a misguided effort to assist a voter and she was eligible for pre-trial diversion. Pre-trial diversion http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/404111-tennessee-davidson-county-with-cas...
Washington Richard E. Williams M 2010 Absentee/Mail Forgery 1 Richard E. Williamswas charged with voting on others' ballot, a misdemeanor. Bail forfeiture is on record as the last status report. http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/370961-washington-island-county-2.html http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/394621-washington-island-county-1-3232.ht...
Connecticut Barbara Morehead F Ineligible district voting Barbara Morehead was accused of voting from Hartford when she was legally a resident of East Hartford. $1,000 fine -which was reduced to $250 because of her financial circumstances. Ordered to comply with the law in the future and to cancel her voter registration in Hartford.
New Hampshire Melissa Sue Breton F 2008-11 General Registration Fraud Ineligible district voting The New Hampshire Attorney General's Office investigated Melissa Sue Breton because she reportedly registered and voted for the first time on Election Day without photo identification, and the United States Post Office returned a verification letter sent to her address as undeliverable. Her identity was later verified, according to a New Hampshire Attorney General's Office investigation. Breton was not charged. http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/403928-new-hampshire-voting-fraud-report-...
North Carolina Horatio Johnson M 2008-11 General Ineligible felon voting 1 After pleading guilty to a felony drug conviction in August 2008, Horatio Johnson voted in an election and was charged for voting as a felon. Pleaded guilty to misdemeanor common law obstruction of justice. After the plea arrangement, it was admitted that Johnson voted in the 2008 election, applying for the absentee ballot on Oct. 20, 2008. Suspended sentence of 120 days in prison and unsupervised probation http://www.hickoryrecord.com/news/in-catawba-county-voter-fraud-case-attorney-sa...
Wisconsin Latoya Lewis (ACORN employee) F 2010 Registration fraud 1 0 Latoya Lewis pleaded guilty to Falsely Procuring Voter Registration (Felony Class I) while she and her mother were employed by ACORN as special registration deputies. Lewis was sentenced to 12 months incarceration – imposed and stayed, and 3 years probation with 3 months incarceration as condition of probation. *Plea deal: 12 months in jail (imposed and stayed, 3 years probation with 3 months in jail as condition of probation http://www.maciverinstitute.com/2010/10/acorn-worker-pleads-guilty-to-vote-fraud...
Missouri Keven Hayes Tracy Renee Jones Danny Lawrence Williams Rogell Coker Jr M 2014 General - 2014 (Initiative) 2015-05 Petition fraud Forgery 3 0 Keven Hayes was arrested in Columbia on three felony counts of forgery over fraudulent signatures on a 2014 initiative petition that unsuccessfully sought to put an early-voting proposal on the Missouri ballot. Secretary of State Jason Kander turned its investigative findings over to Boone County law enforcement officials, who filed the charges. There were 1,000 questionable signatures flagged in Boone County alone, including those of deceased individuals. Investigators allege that Hayes submitted petitions with 363 signatures from Boone County, including names of deceased individuals and three people who when contacted said they hadn't signed the petition. Hayes collected signatures on behalf of Buzzard Bay Strategies, which paid bonuses to those collecting the most signatures. Felony forgery warrants also were issued for Tracy Renee Jones, Danny Lawrence Williams and Rogell Coker Jr. http://www.stltoday.com/news/local/crime-and-courts/felony-charges-filed-in-frau...
Connecticut Sybil Allen (former Democratic Town Committee member) F 2000-03 Democratic primary D Absentee/Mail Illegal assistance Forgery Sybil Allen admitted to absentee ballot fraud in the March 2000 Bridgeport Town Commitee Democratic primary. Allen completed absentee ballot applications for voters, persuaded one person to sign the application for a family member that no longer resided in the home, forged the signatures of two other applicants, and told one voter that a candidate was not on the ballot. She also was present when ballots were marked and took possession of them. $5,000 fine, resigned from the Democratic Town Committee, barred from seeking re-election for 2 years http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/Absentee-ballot-fraud-has-long-history-in-223...
Kentucky Elliott County - Name Unknown 2004 Registration Fraud An unnamed individual was charged with fraudulent registration. Charge was dismissed. Dismissed http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/399240-kentucky-statewide-cases.html

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