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 Type3sort descending # Charges # Fraudulent Votes / Election Margin Description Sentence Source1 Source2 Source3 Source4 Source5 Follow Up
Wisconsin Glenn D. Schofield M 2009-12 Ineligible felon voting Glenn D. Schofield was accused of casting a vote while being a felon on supervision. Pleaded guilty to the charges. 1 year and 6 months probation and fined $654.50 plus court fees http://www.wqow.com/global/story.asp?s=11675731
California Matthew Carhart M 2004 Multiple Voting 1 Matthew Carhart was accused of voting or attempting to vote more than once in an election. Case dismissed "in the interest of justice." (San Mateo County - Docket #NM333114a) Case dismissed. http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/403793-california-san-mateo-county-respon...
Wisconsin Deborah A. Mehling F 2012 Recall 2013-03 Petition fraud 1 0 Deborah A. Mehling was found guilty of a civil violation for signing a petition sheet for the 2012 recall of Gov. Walker as circulator even though her daughter had collected one of the signatures. Mehling was fined $100. $100 fine http://www.jsonline.com/news/crime/milwaukee-man-pleads-guilty-to-five-counts-of... http://www.jsonline.com/news/milwaukee/prosecutors-charge-10-with-voter-fraud-4t...
Alabama Olivia Reynolds Lesa Coleman Janice Hart Daniel Reynolds F 2013 Dothan municipal D 2014-05 Absentee/Mail Conspiracy 26 24 Olivia Reynolds was convicted of 24 counts of fraudulently obtaining absentee ballots during the 2013 Dothan city commission election on behalf of District 2 Commissioner Amos Newsome, her boyfriend. Newsome won the race by just 14 votes. Co-defendants Lesa Coleman, Janice Hart, and Daniel Reynolds were also found guilty in the absentee ballot fraud scheme. 5 year split sentence - 2 years in prison (amended to 6 months in community corrections) http://www.dothaneagle.com/news/crime_court/dothan-voter-fraud-defendant-sentenc... http://www.dothaneagle.com/news/crime_court/olivia-reynolds-found-guilty-of-coun... http://www.cbs46.com/story/25479135/3-charged-with-voter-fraud-in-houston-county
Minnesota Michael Patrick McAlpin M 2008-11 General 2011-11 Registration fraud - ineligible felon 1 0 Michael Patrick McAlpin was charged with registering to vote while ineligible in the November 2008 general election. McAlpin was convicted and sentenced for the offense of failure to register as a predatory offender. He was placed on probation. As part of the probation agreement, he was not allowed to register to vote. He did register to vote Nov. 4, 2008. McAlpin was one of 30 Dakota County residents charged in Dakota County District Court with either voting while ineligible or registering to vote while ineligible. http://www.hastingsstargazette.com/content/four-hastings-residents-charged-voter...
New Jersey Loudes Inoa Rigo Rodriguez Lissette Rodriguez Juan Jimenez Belkis M. Cespedes Ana Vely-Gomez Lucia A. Guzman Inocencio Jimenez Jose Ramon Ruiz Dalila Rodriguez Octavio A. Dominguez Juana A. Gil Jose E. Gonzalez Loudes Inoa Ricardo A. Fermin-Cepeda Wilson A. Torres 2010-05 Paterson city council D 2010-12 Absentee/mail Ballot tampering Loudes Inoa of Paterson ; Jose E. Gonzalez of Paterson; Juana A. Gil of Paterson; Octavio A. Dominguez of Elmwood Park; Dalila Rodriguez of Paterson, and Wilson A. Torres of Paterson were charged with third-degree voter fraud and third-degree tampering with public records. Jose Ramon Ruiz of Prospect Park, Inocencio Jimenez of Paterson; Lucia A. Guzman of Paterson; Ana Vely-Gomez of Paterson; and Belkis M. Cespedes of Paterson were arrested on charges of second- and third-degree voter fraud and third-degree tampering with public record. Ricardo A. Fermin-Cepeda of Paterson, was charged with second- and third-degree voter fraud and third-degree tampering with public records but is currently a fugitive. The defendants all allegedly acted as bearers/messengers for mail-in (absentee) ballots. The complaint summonses allege that the defendants tampered with mail-in ballots and/or voted mail-in ballots on behalf of voters who did not receive the ballots or who did not authorize them to vote for them. http://www.nj.gov/oag/newsreleases10/pr20101202b.html
Missouri Kenneth Williams M 2006 Registration Fraud Kenneth Williams was one of eight individuals from ACORN’s Project Vote affiliate, investigated by the FBI and arrested in 2007 for violation of election laws. All eight pleaded guilty to voter registration fraud. http://www.semissourian.com/story/1322558.html http://dailycaller.com/2010/06/10/acorn-employees-tell-fbi-of-deliberate-electio... http://www.judicialwatch.org/press-room/press-releases/judicial-watch-obtains-ne...
Iowa Andrew Lee Peterson M 2008 General Ineligible felon voting 1 1 Andrew Lee Peterson pleaded* guilty to voting in the 2008 election despite being a convicted felon who had not had his voting rights restored. *Plea deal: 5 years in prison http://wcfcourier.com/news/local/election-misconduct-defendant-pleads-guilty/art...
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...
Colorado Alice Jurjovec F Multiple voting 1 1 Alice Jurjovec was found guilty of one count of voting twice. Deferred sentence: 1 year in jail, $50 fine, court costs http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/370952-colorado-cases.html

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