|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|
|Kansas||Shawnee County - Names Unknown||2005||Absentee Ballot Fraud||Voter Suppression||Voted ballots were allegedly picked up from Tyler Towers, Jackson Towers and Polk Plaza but not delivered. No action taken. (multiple cases)||http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/366880-kansas-2nd-response-part-1.html|
|Ohio||Andre Wilson||2012-11||General||2013-02||In person||Registration fraud||Ineligible district voting||1||1||Andre Wilson -- allegedly registered and voted during Golden Week, listing an address that was not his home||http://www.wcpo.com/news/local-news/hearing-held-for-2-cases-of-alleged-voter-fr...||http://media2.wcpo.com/pdfs/Fraud.pdf|
|Kentucky||Christian County - Name Unknown||2008||Registration Fraud||An unnamed individual was charged with wrongful registration. Dismissed.||Dismissed||http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/399240-kentucky-statewide-cases.html|
|Washington||Brianna Debwa (quality control specialist - Tacoma ACORN office)||2007-07||Registration Fraud||2||Felony charges were filed against 7 individuals who submitted about 1,800 registration cards on behalf of the Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now, or ACORN. The organization agreed to keep a better eye on its employees and pay $25,000 to defray costs of the investigation. Brianna Debwa was charged with 1 count of providing false information on a registration, and 1 count of making false statements to a public official.||Dismissed||http://www.bigbigforums.com/news-and-information/551359-7-charged-voter-registra...||http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/395994-washington-king-county-cases.html|
|Illinois||2016-11||General||Absentee/Mail||Vote buying||Kankakee officials announced an investigation into voter fraud, including allegations that “individuals from Chicago” were offering gifts in exchange for votes, and prompting a visit by the top federal attorney for central Illinois and Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan. Illinois Attorney General’s office is also “actively monitoring” the situation. The probe is centered on a hotly contested race between Democratic State Rep. Kate Cloonen and her Republican challenger Lindsay Parkhurst. The investigation was sparked by complaints of people being bribed for votes and several fraudulent voter applications bring filed.||http://chicago.suntimes.com/politics/kankakee-county-investigates-vote-buying-al...||http://chicago.suntimes.com/chicago/feds-state-officials-go-to-kankakee-to-look-...|
|Kansas||Decatur County - Names Unknown||Absentee Ballot Fraud||Forgery||Impersonation||Nursing home residents' ballots voted by adult children.||http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/366880-kansas-2nd-response-part-1.html|
|Minnesota||Ineligible felon voters (1,099)||2008-11||General||2010+||Ineligible felon voting||243||Minnesota Majority identified 1,099 ineligible felons who voted in the November 2008 U.S. Senate election, which was eventually decided by 312 votes, by comparing criminal records with voting rolls. Minnesota Majority took the information to prosecutors across the state. Many were not interested in pursuing the cases, but Minnesota law requires authorities to investigate such leads. As of 2012, 177 ineligible felon voters had been convicted of voting fraudulently in the Senate race, and another 66 were awaiting trial. Many of the ineligible felons avoided conviction by saying they didn't 'knowingly' vote unlawfully. While some ineligible felon voters registered in advance of the election and should have been flagged for challenge, the overwhelming majority who evaded detection used Election Day Registration, which currently has no mechanism to detect or prevent ineligible voters.||http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/york-when-1099-felons-vote-in-race-won-by-312-...||http://www.electionintegritywatch.com/documents/2011-Report-Voter-Fraud-Convicti...||http://www.mnvoters.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=266%3Amva-p...|
|Alaska||Unknown 7||Voter fraud case referred to Alaska Department of Law Criminal Division. Declined for prosecution. No charges filed.||http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/374296-alaska-dept-of-law-response.html|
|Georgia||Elbert County Board of Registrars||Accused of mishandling absentee ballots.||Desist order and ordered to complete further training|
|Kansas||Shawnee County - Name Unknown||2005||Absentee Ballot Fraud||Voter Suppression||Ballots were allegedly taken to a dark room and a flashlight was used to determine how they were marked. Crimes alleged: advance voting suppression. No action taken. (multiple cases)||http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/366880-kansas-2nd-response-part-1.html|
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