|State||Defendant||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|
|California||Name Not Disclosed||OTHER||An individual in Santa Cruz County (name not disclosed) was charged under the California Election Code/California Penal Code. The charges pertained to filing a false nomination or declaration of candidacy; fraudulently voting in an election in which one is not entitled; knowingly procuring or offering false or forged instrument to be filed, registered, or recorded in any public office, which instrument, if genuine, might be filed, registered, or recorded under any law. Pleaded guilty to filing a false nomination or declaration of candidacy.||http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/404433-california-fresno-county-cases.htm...|
|California||Unknown impersonator used identity of John Cenker (deceased 2003)||Multiple||Impersonation||0||5||Someone used the identity of John Cenker to vote from the grave in 2004, 2005, 2006, 2008 and 2010. Cenkner died in Palmdale in 2003.||None - no way to identify the impersonator||http://losangeles.cbslocal.com/2016/05/23/cbs2-investigation-uncovers-votes-bein...||http://dailysignal.com/2016/05/26/california-refuses-to-admit-its-voter-fraud-pr...|
|California||Christopher Scott Dinoff||M||2006||2006-10||Registration fraud||Christopher Scott Dinoff, along with 11 others, were charged with deceiving voters into re-registering, motivated by a $10 bounty for each new registered voter. Orange County District Attorney Tony Rackauckas charged 12 people with multiple counts of felony voter registration fraud.||http://admin.cdn.sos.ca.gov/press-releases/prior/2006/06_166.pdf||http://www.ocregister.com/news/committee-188796-registration-party.html|
|California||Nativo Lopez||M||2008||Presidential primary||D||2009-06||Ineligible district voting||Registration fraud - ineligible district||Perjury||8||1||Nativo Lopez pleaded* guilty to one felony count of voter-registration fraud, after being charged by the Los Angeles District Attorney's Office with fraudulent voter registration, fraudulent document filing, perjury, and fraudulent voting. Lopez registered to vote using an office address in the Boyle Heights neighborhood of Los Angeles although he lived with his family in Orange County. He also cast an illegal ballot from Los Angeles in the 2008 presidential primary. In 1996, the Latino activist registered new voters in the Orange County congressional district that very narrowly went for Loretta Sanchez over incumbent Bob Dornan. Subsequent investigation found that some voters that Mr. Lopez had registered were not citizens.||*Plea deal: 3 years probation, 400 hours community service||http://www.ocregister.com/totalbuzz/lopez-468752-nativo-ocregister.html||http://www.ocregister.com/totalbuzz/lopez-466830-strong-office.html|
|California||Unknown impersonator used identity of Angela Cooney (deceased 2008)||2012-11||General||In person||Impersonation||0||1||Someone used the identity of Angela Cooney to vote in person in 2012, even though Ms. Cooney died in 2008.||None - no way to identify the impersonator||http://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/news/2014/jul/19/votes-cast-eight-more-decea...|
|California||Richard Anthony Floyd||M||2006||2006-10||Registration fraud||Richard Anthony Floyd and 11 others were charged with fraudulently deceiving voters into re-registering, motivated by a $10 bounty for each new registered voter. Orange County District Attorney Tony Rackauckas charged 12 people with multiple counts of felony voter registration fraud. Floyd pleaded guilty and served 3 years of probation.||3 years of probation.||http://admin.cdn.sos.ca.gov/press-releases/prior/2006/06_166.pdf|
|California||Unknown impersonator used identity of Evan Dixon (deceased 2001)||2012-11||General||In person||Impersonation||0||1||Someone used the identity of Evan Dixon to vote in person in 2012, even though Mr. Dixon died in 2001.||None - no way to identify the impersonator||http://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/news/2014/jul/19/votes-cast-eight-more-decea...|
|California||Name Not Disclosed||Petition Fraud||Forgery||An individual in Santa Cruz County (name not disclosed) was charged under the California Election Code/California Penal Code. The charges pertained to making a false affidavit concerning a petition or the petition signatures; Subscribing fictitious names or the name of another to a petition; forgery. Pleaded no contest to making a false affidavit concerning a petition or the petition signatures.||http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/404433-california-fresno-county-cases.htm...|
|California||Donald Dewsnup||M||2015-11||San Francisco Supervisory Council||2016-04||Registration fraud - false address||Ineligible district voting||7||1||Donald Dewsnup was charged with registering to vote using a false address, which allowed him to illegally vote in San Francisco Supervisorial District 3, in which he didn’t live. Dewsnup faces three felony counts of filing a false document with a government agency, two felony counts of perjury and two felony counts of false voter registration.||http://www.sfgate.com/bayarea/article/Pro-development-advocate-Donald-Dewsnup-ch...||http://hoodline.com/2016/04/pro-development-activist-arrested-on-suspicion-of-vo...|
|California||Mickensey Oliveira||2002||Petition Fraud||Mickensey Olivera was charged with violating California Code Section 18660 pertaining to " making any false affidavit concerning any initiative, referendum, or recall petition or the signatures appended thereto."||http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/399967-california-stanislaus-county-respo...|
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