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 Chargedsort descending Convicted Type1 Type2 Type3 # Charges # Fraudulent Votes / Election Margin Description Sentence Source1 Source2 Source3 Source4 Source5 Follow Up
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...
Texas Cynthia Lopez F 2008 Primary Absentee/Mail 3 3 Cynthia Lopez pleaded* guilty to one count of absentee ballot fraud after being charged with three counts of illegally returning marked ballots (TEC 86.006) in the 2008 primary election. *Plea deal: 180 days in jail (suspended), 12 months probation, 40 hours community service, $200 fine http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/404105-texas-ag-response.html Jim Wells/Live Oak: 20066
Georgia Steve Chappelear Carleton Vines Albert Palmour Dorothy Gilreath Sidney Johnson Lois Reed Anthony Sparks M 2006 General Absentee/Mail Illegal assistance Carleton Vines and his accomplices (Albert Palmour, Dorothy Gilreath, Steve Chappelear, Sidney Johnson, Lois Reed, and Anthony Sparks) ran an absentee ballot fraud operation designed to rig the 2006 election in which Vines won election as a State Court Judge. Vines’s co-conspirators acted as “runners,” illegally “assisting” voters in filling out their absentee ballots. In many cases, ballots were transported by the conspirators to Vines’s law office before being subsequently mailed. The group signed a consent decree with the state board of election, acknowleding their actions and accepting a public reprimand. Ordered to cease and desist from further violations of the Election Code, publicly reprimanded. http://www.atlantaunfiltered.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/03/Carleton-Vines-conse...
Washington Latroleum Carrell Lawrence 2009-08 Absentee/Mail Forgery Latroleum Carrell Lawrence was charged with voting another person's ballot. http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/394621-washington-island-county-1-3232.ht... http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/370961-washington-island-county-2.html
Kansas Johnson County - Name Unknown 2004 Multiple Voting 1 A person was accused of voting in Missouri and Kansas. Prosecuted by US Attorney, pleaded guilty to misdemeanor. http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/366880-kansas-2nd-response-part-1.html
Ohio Marian Wilson F 2010-11 General Absentee/mail Multiple voting 1 1 Marian Wilson, of Kendall Place, pleaded* guilty to a misdemeanor count of illegal voting for voting twice in the 2010 general election. Franklin County Common Pleas Judge Stephen L. McIntosh placed her on probation for one year. The judge said he would send her to jail for 180 days if she violates probation. Investigators said she submitted two absentee ballots — one under the name Marian Wilson and the other as Marian Toles. Elections officials working to clean up voter-registration rolls uncovered the irregularities last year. *Plea deal: 180 days in jail (suspended), 1 year probation. http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/local/2013/09/21/Double-vote-in-election...
New Hampshire Siannee Rea F 2010-11 General Registration Fraud Ineligible district voting The New Hampshire Attorney General's Office investigated Siannee Rea 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. Rea was not charged. http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/403935-new-hampshire-voting-fraud-report-...
Connecticut Gary Williams M Absentee Ballot Fraud A complaint was raised that Gary Williams was involved in voting and absentee ballot irregularities that may have occurred in connection with a ward co-chair primary. No further action taken on complaint.
Michigan Antonio Johnson M Registration Fraud Forgery Antonio Johnson, a convicted felon and ACORN worker, was charged with 6 counts of forging a public document as a result of his signing and submitting six voter registration applications, using the names of at least two Jackson residents’ names, without their knowledge. http://www.electionjournal.org/2008/10/14/another-acorn-employee-indicted-for-fo...
Washington Bonnie Kresge F 1 Records received from Snohomish County Washington did not indicate the specific accusation. From a list of almost 200 voter fraud cases that occurred since June 2007, only one person was charged. According to the prosecutor's office, the remainder of the cases were not prosecuted and no records were kept on the type of specific charge for the unprosecuted cases. http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/394076-washington-snohomish-county-respon...

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