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
Ohio Christine Freshour F 2007-09 Petition Fraud 2 Christine Freshour was charged with 1 count election fraud and 1 count forgery. Pleaded guilty to election fraud. Other count dismissed. 6 months in prison http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/396371-ohio-logan-county-christine-fresho...
Ohio Virginia A. McMillan F 2012-11 General D Multiple voting 1 1 Virginia A. McMillan, of Beavercreek in Greene County, pleaded* guilty to misdemeanor falsification after being charged with voter fraud for voting twice in the November 2012 general election. An internal audit in December 2012 revealed that McMillan had voted early by mail and then voted again at her polling place, according to Greene County Board of Elections Director Nancy Johannes. An investigation by the Sheriff’s Office led to the arrest of McMillan. McMillan was sentenced to 180 days in jail, but the judge suspended 160 days of the sentence. She was also fined $250 and must complete 88 hours of community service. *Plea deal: 180 days in jail (160 days suspended), $250 fine, 88 hours of community service. http://www.daytondailynews.com/news/news/crime-law/woman-sentenced-to-jail-for-v... http://xeniagazette.com/main.asp?SectionID=2&SubSectionID=4&ArticleID=180864
Missouri Multiple (27) 2015-04 Kinloch municipal Ineligible district registration The city of Kinloch has raised concerns to the St. Louis County Board of Elections and the Missouri Secretary of State about people being registered to vote in Kinloch who no longer live there. On April 2, the city gave the election board a list of 27 names of people who it claimed were illegally registered. Mayor-elect Betty McCray defeated Mayor Darren Small on April 7, 2015 with 38 votes to his 18. http://www.columbiatribune.com/news/new-kinloch-mayor-suspended-for-alleged-vote... http://www.stltoday.com/news/local/metro/alleging-voter-fraud-kinloch-refuses-to... http://www.mediaite.com/online/new-missouri-mayor-barred-from-entering-office-vo...
Connecticut Lonnie Reed F 2005-11 Ineligible district voting A complaint was brought against Lonnie Reed alleging that she was not a resident of the town where she cast her ballot. Reed sold her Branford home, where she had lived for 25 years, seven days before an election and was living at the home of friends who lived in the same town. Although she tried to buy a home in the same district, she ultimately moved to an address in District 4. The Connecticut Elections Enforcement Commission investigation concluded that because Reed had the intention of buying a house in District 5 at the time of the election, she was not guilty of fraud. The complaint was dismissed. Dismissed http://seec.ct.gov/e2casebase/data/fd/2007_158.pdf
Washington Tyler Dawson M 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...
California Unknown impersonator used identity of Julita Abutin (deceased 2006) Multiple Impersonation 0 4 Someone used the identity of Julita Abutin to vote in Norwalk in 2008, 2010, 2012, and 2014. Abutin died in 2006. 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...
Connecticut Richard Hofer M Ineligible district voting Richard Hofer voted twice in the town of Sherman, a town where he wasn't a resident. He voted once based on being on the tax records for the two properties he owned, and after discussing it with a local elections official, voted again in the name of his family's limited liability partnership. The State of Connecticut State Elections Enforcement Commission determined that Hofer wasn't trying to fraudulently vote, and made an honest mistake. Mr. Hofer wasn't penalized.
New Jersey Juan Jimenez 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 M 2010-05 Paterson city council D 2010-12 Witness tampering http://www.nj.gov/oag/newsreleases10/pr20101202b.html
North Carolina Anita Moore Ross "Toogie" Banner Carlos Hood Valerie Moore Wayne Shatley F 2002-11 General R 2003-07 Vote Buying Anita Moore and four others reportedly offered to pay, and paid, people to vote for Republican candidates and for Gary Clark, the Republican candidate for sheriff in the 2002 general election in Caldwell County. Pleaded guilty. http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/955845/posts http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/366806-north-carolina-reporter-from-news2...
Illinois Rodney McCulloch M 2005 Republican primary R Petition fraud 7 0 Rodney McCullough was convicted of 3 counts of perjury and 1 count of disregarding the election code in a scheme that forged signatures to qualify Milton Township assesor James Gumm for the 2005 Republican primary ballot. McCulloch, a political consultant working on the reelection campaign of the Gumm, was also charged 3 counts of forgery. 2 years probation, 150 hours community service, $200 to county anti-crime fund http://articles.chicagotribune.com/2008-06-28/news/0806270432_1_election-fraud-p... http://caselaw.findlaw.com/il-court-of-appeals/1539352.html

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