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 Type2sort descending Type3 # Charges # Fraudulent Votes / Election Margin Description Sentence Source1 Source2 Source3 Source4 Source5 Follow Up
Georgia Marion Rhodes (county commissioner) Intimidation/coercion Marion Rhodes, a county commissioner, was accused of intimidating poll workers as a result of confronting election officials about a mistake that involved rejecting a woman's absentee ballot application. The sheriff was called to respond to Rhodes' behavior, but Rhodes left voluntarily before law enforcement arrived. Cease and desist order and public reprimand https://web.archive.org/web/20161216002204/http://www.documentcloud.org/document...
Missouri Brian Gardner M 2006 Registration Fraud 2 Four individuals working for ACORN on a voter registration drive were indicted on Federal charges of filing false voter registration applications. Probation http://www.kmbc.com/ACORN-Workers-Indicted-For-Alleged-Voter-Fraud/12353984 http://nlpc.org/stories/2007/06/04/acorn-worker-pleads-guilty-vote-fraud-kansas-... http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1891765/posts
Texas Jerry Farley M Jerry Farley was investigated as part of the Gillespie County election dispute in 2008. Case declined for prosecution. Letter sent to secretary of state.
Washington C. Valenzuela 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...
Wisconsin Irving Anders M 2010-11 Absentee/Mail 1 Irving Anders was charged with absentee ballot fraud. Pleaded guilty. $883 court assessments http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/399983-wisconsin-grant-county-response-wi... http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/399983-wisconsin-grant-county-response-wi...
Texas Jose De Jesus Cano M 2008 School Ineligible felon voting 1 1 Jose De Jesus Cano pleaded* guilty to one count of illegally voting while an ineligible felon (TEC 64.012) in a 2008 school election. *Plea deal; 10 years probation, $1000 fine, $313 court costs Hidalgo/Brooks: 09-09-10115 CR
New York Kevin McGrath Anthony DiFiglio William McInerney Anthony Renna John Brown Clement Campana Gary Galuski Michael LoPorto Ed McDonough Kevin McGrath M 2009-09 Working Families Party Primary D Absentee/mail Troy City Councilman Kevin McGrath and Rensselaer County Working Families Party County Chairman Jim Welch testified before a special county grand jury investigating absentee-ballot fraud about allegations that voters' signatures were forged on absentee ballots and ballot applications for the September 2009 WFP primary. It's alleged that nine Democratic officials and party workers forged the ballot applications and ballots of voters, many of whom lived in city public housing. The inquiry resulted in the guilty plea of former City Clerk William McInerney and indictment of Councilman Michael LoPorto and County Democratic Elections Commissioner Edward McDonough. McInerney admitted forging a ballot and has agreed to cooperate with Special Prosecutor Trey Smith's investigation as part of a plea deal. LoPorto and McDonough were indicted by a grand jury in January 2011 on 116 counts of forgery and possessing forged documents. McDonough, LoPorto and McInerney are among nine Democrats identified as persons of interest in the investigation. McGrath also was identified but he has agreed to cooperate with the investigation.The other five are Council President Clement Campana, Councilmen Gary Galuski and John Brown, and party operatives Dan Brown, the councilman's brother, and Anthony DeFiglio, a former Troy Housing Authority clerk. Agreed to cooperate with investigators http://www.timesunion.com/local/article/Ballot-fraud-case-testimony-continues-22...
Ohio Unnamed Lorain County voter M 2012-11 General Multiple voting 1 The Lorain County Board of Elections is investigating a Henrietta Township man who cast two ballots during the 2012 presidential election. The man requested an absentee ballot on Oct. 23, and the ballot was returned to the elections board Nov. 3. The man then voted at his polling place Nov. 6. Elections board Director Paul Adams said the voting book at the polling location indicated that he already cast an absentee ballot but he was allowed to sign the book over where it said “absentee sent.” The presiding judge at the polling place told elections officials that she did not recall what happened with the voter, but Adams said her conduct also is under review. Elections board members said that they think the issue should be investigated and likely turned over to prosecutors. “Here we have an example of a person who clearly voted twice,” elections board member Anthony Giardini said http://chronicle.northcoastnow.com/2012/11/21/henrietta-township-man-accused-of-...
Kentucky Christian County - Name Unknown 2001 Registration Fraud 8 4 An unnamed individual was charged with four counts of fraudulent registration and four counts of impersonation. Guilty of one count of fraudulent registration and one count of impersonation. Other counts merged. http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/399240-kentucky-statewide-cases.html
Connecticut Troy Pivarnik M Ineligible district voting Troy Pivarnik was accused of voting in a district where he didn't live during a primary when his mother was on the ballot. Another candidate in the election accused him. Dismissed because of insufficient evidence. Dismissed

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