True the Vote Election Crimes Database

A nationwide compilation of election crimes prosecutions

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State Defendantsort descending 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
Virginia Alvin Harper M 2010-10 Ineligible Voting 1 Alvin Harper was charged with wrongfully voting.(Mecklenburg County)
West Virginia Alvin Ray Porter, Jr. (former Logan police chief) M 2004-05 Democrat Primary D Vote Buying Alvin Ray Porter, Jr. was reportedly involved in a scandal during the 2004 Democratic party primary to bribe voters. Indicted with others for a conspiracy to control county government in Lincoln County by buying votes, keeping some supporters’ property taxes low, controlling county and state government jobs and rewarding supporters by ensuring their roads were repaired. Charged with buying votes. Pleaded guilty.
Indiana Alycia Mendiola F 2003 Democratic primary D Ineligible district voting 1 1 Alyicia Mendiola and Antonio Mendiola pleaded* guilty to one count each of voting in a precinct where they didn't live in the 2003 Democratic primary. *Plea deal: 18 months probation
New Hampshire Amanda Diana Hawkins F 2008-11 General Registration Fraud Ineligible district voting The New Hampshire Attorney General's Office investigated Amanda Diana Hawkins 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. Hawkins was not charged
Georgia Amanda Webb F No information available $100 fine and cease and desist order
Georgia Amber Jones F 2009 Registration Fraud Accused of false registration. Case referred to Richmond County District Attorney's Office.
Georgia Amber Lynn F 2009 Registration Fraud Accused of false registration. Case referred to Richmond County District Attorney's Office.
Washington Amber Mcafee 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.
Minnesota Amina A Hassan F 2012-11 General 2013-06 Multiple voting In person 1 1 Amina A Hassan and Farhiya Abdi Dool were each charged with one felony count of voter fraud for voting twice in the 2012 general election, once by absentee ballot and again at a polling place. Dool and Hassan registered to vote at the Rice County Auditor’s Office on Nov. 5, 2012, and voted by absentee ballot that day. They each completed another voter registration application the next day, Election Day, at their polling location, signed the roster of new registrants, and voted again. The Somali immigrants told Rice County investigators that they did not intend to register and vote twice. Hassan said she had asked at the polling location if it was a problem if she had just voted but that a woman told her it was “no problem.” Rice County Auditor Fran Windschitl said there are procedures in place to prevent people from receiving a ballot on Election Day when they have already voted absentee, but the polls get hectic and it “must have been just an oversight” in Dool and Hassan’s instances. Each charge carries a penlty of five years in prison and a $10,000 fine.
Arkansas Amos Sanders M 2011 State House Primary, Runoff and General 2012-09 Absentee Ballot Fraud Eric Fontain Cox, Amos Sanders, Lisa Burns, Deshay Lorenzo Parker III and Leroy Grant were charged with using absentee ballots to defraud an election official during three special elections in 2011. Special Prosecuting Attorney H.G. Foster of Conway filed the charges after a nearly year-long investigation that resulted in four others, including former state lawmaker Hudson Hallum, pleading guilty in federal court to felony charges. Hallum, D-Marion, along with his father, Kent Hallum, West Memphis city councilman Phillip Wayne Carter and West Memphis police officer Sam Malone entered guilty pleas in 2012 to charges they plotted to bribe absentee voters to cast ballots for Hallum.


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