True the Vote Election Crimes Database

A nationwide compilation of election crimes prosecutions

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Statesort descending 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 Absentee Ballot Fraud Registration Fraud An individual in Santa Cruz County (name not disclosed) was charged under the California Election Code/California Penal Code. The charges pertained to registering yourself or another knowing that you or that person is not entitled to register; registering a non-existent person (including the deceased, animals, inanimate objects); fraudulently applying for, voting or attempting to vote an absentee ballot; perjury; voting or attempting to vote more than once in an election. The individual pleaded no contest to registering a non-existent person (including the deceased, animals, inanimate objects) and fraudulently applying for, voting or attempting to vote an absentee ballot http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/404433-california-fresno-county-cases.htm...
California John Malburg Leonis Malburg M 2006-04 Vernon municipal 2006-11 Registration fraud - ineligible district Perjury 2 0 John Malberg, son of Vernon mayor Leonis Malburg, pleaded* no contest to perjury and voter registration fraud for registering to vote at an apartment address where he did not live. *Plea deal: http://www.nbclosangeles.com/news/local/-Local-Politician-Convicted-of-Fraud-785...
California Name Not Disclosed OTHER An individual in Santa Cruz County (name not disclosed) was charged under the California Election Code with misdemeanor negligence in promptly transferring a voter’s affidavit to an elections official. Case was dismissed. Dismissed http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/404433-california-fresno-county-cases.htm...
California Leonis Malburg Domenica Malburg John Malburg M 2006-04 Vernon municipal 2006-11 Ineligible district voting Registration fraud - ineligible district Illegal assistance 8 1 Leonis Malburg, former mayor of Vernon, and his wife Domenica Malburg were convicted of fraudulent voting and voter registration fraud. Malburg, who had been mayor for 50 years prior to his resignation, and his wife did not live in Vernon and were thus ineligible to vote or be candidates in that municipality. Leonis Malburg was convicted of conspiracy to commit a crime, being a public official aiding illegal voting, falsifying a declaration of candidacy, voter registration fraud, false voter registration, perjury under oath, fraudulent voting and assisting an unqualified voter. 5 years probation, barred from holding elective office, $183,800 fines/penalties, $395,000+ restitution http://www.nbclosangeles.com/news/local/-Local-Politician-Convicted-of-Fraud-785...
California Unnamed Ventura voter M 2014-11 General Absentee/Mail Impersonation - deceased 1 1 A Ventura man pleaded* no contest to misdemeanor voter fraud after voting twice in the November 2014 general election, once by absentee ballot, then a second time by turning in an absentee ballot under the name of his recently deceased father-in-law. *Plea deal: 3 years probation, $1,000 fine http://www.vcstar.com/news/local/ventura/ventura-man-sentenced-for-fraud-after-v...
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 Richard Alarcon (former Los Angeles City Councilman) Flora Montes de Oca M 2007 Municipal D 2010-08 Ineligible district voting Registration fraud 16 1 Richard Alarcon was convicted on three counts of voter fraud and one count of perjury for illegally claiming, along with his wife, to have lived at 14451 Nordhoff St. in Panorama City during his run for City Council in 2007 and his bid for re-election in 2009. During the summer of 2007, Alarcon unsuccessfully tried to have the 7th District boundaries redrawn to include his wife’s Sun Valley home, according to the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office. 120 days in county jail, 600 hours community service, 5 years probation, barred from holding public office http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-alarcon-guilty-20140723-story.html http://losangelescriminallegalblog.com/2010/08/richard-alarcon-charged-with-perj... http://www.nbclosangeles.com/news/local/Former-LA-City-Councilman-Sentenced-to-1...
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 Domenica Malburg Leonis Malburg F 2006-04 Vernon municipal 2006-11 Ineligible district voting Registration fraud - ineligible district 3 1 Domenica Malburg, wife of former Vernon mayor Leonis Malburg, was convicted of fraudulent voting and voter registration fraud. Malburg and her husband, who had been mayor for 50 years prior to his resignation, did not live in Vernon and were thus ineligible to vote or be candidates in that municipality. Dominica Malburg was convicted of conspiracy, false voter registration and fraudulent voting. 3 years probation, $36,000 fines/penalties http://www.nbclosangeles.com/news/local/-Local-Politician-Convicted-of-Fraud-785...
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

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