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 Type2 Type3 # Charges # Fraudulent Votes / Election Margin Description Sentence Source1 Source2sort descending Source3 Source4 Source5 Follow Up
Florida Shalonda Michaelle Brinson "Madison 9" F 2010 Madison school board 2011-11 Absentee/Mail 10 9 Shalonda Michaelle Brinson, one of the "Madison 9," was charged with nine counts of felony fraud in connection with casting a vote, and one count of provided a false report to law enforcement authorities, as part of a scheme to illegally request, distribute, and collect absentee ballots in the 2010 Madison school board election. Brinson entered pre-trial intervention. Pre-Trial Intervention http://www.wctv.tv/home/headlines/Madison_County_Officials_Arrested_for_Voter_Fr...
Texas Mark Homero Almaraz Benito Aranda Jr. M 2012-05 Primary 2014-04 Ineligible ? 1 1 Mark Homero Almaraz of San Diego and Benito Aranda Jr. of Alice were arrested for illegally voting in Jim Wells County in the May 2012 Primary Election, an election in which they knew they were not eligible to vote, a second degree felony punishable by 2 to 20 years in jail, as well as a fine of up to $10,000. https://web.archive.org/web/20140917211814/http://www.alicetx.com/news/article_a...
Oregon Jorge Jesus Hosier M 2005-03 Registration Fraud 4 Jorge Jesus Hosier was accused of filling out a voter registration card using his younger brother's name. Charged with 3 counts of making false statements under election laws and 1 count of forgery in the first degree. Pleaded guilty. 80 sanction units, 90 jail units, 3 years of probation, and $1,845 in court fines and restitution http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/366805-oregon-prosecuted-cases-log-to-ari...
Kentucky Henry County - Name Unknown 2005 Registration Fraud An unnamed individual was charged with destruction of registration records. Charge was dismissed. http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/399240-kentucky-statewide-cases.html
North Carolina Joshua Workman M 2000 2002 General and Primary Non-citizen voting 4 Joshua Workman, a Canadian citizen, was indicted and charged with voting and related offenses in the 2000 and 2002 primary and general elections. He pleaded guilty to providing false information to elections officials and to a federal agency. (Case #1:03-CR- 00038, Western District of North Carolina)
Georgia Frank Fletcher M 2007-06 Absentee Ballot Fraud Accused of violating Georgia statutes § 21-2-385 (a), § 21-2-385 (b) and § 21-2-574, pertaining to absentee ballots. (State Elections Board Case #2006-27, Lamar County) $600 fine, cease and desist order and reprimand https://assets.documentcloud.org/documents/369066/georgia-response-with-cases.pd...
Connecticut Steven Feltman M Multiple Voting A complaint was brought against Steven Feltmanthat claiming that he voted at two separate polling places during the same election. No further action taken on complaint.
Washington Ryan Patridge M Registration Fraud 1 A charge of registration fraud against Ryan Patridge was found to have Insufficient evidence to pursue. http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/368706-washington-clark-county-response-w...
Wisconsin Yadira Colon F 2008 2009 D 2009-11 Absentee/mail Ineligible district voting Petition fraud 4 1 Yadira Colón pleaded* no contest to two counts of election fraud for forging signatures on nomination papers for Pedro Colón, then a Democratic member of the Wisconsin Assembly from Milwaukee, in 2009. Colón, a Voces De La Frontera volunteer, was also charged with illegally registering to vote and casting an absentee ballot in Milwaukee in 2008, listing an address in the city when she in fact resided in Oshkosh at the time. Prosecutors agreed to drop two charges, and Colón pleaded no contest to two others. Circuit Judge Dennis Moroney sentenced Colón to the 16 days she already spent in jail for one count, and to six months - suspended - on the second, with the condition of a year's probation, which he allowed to be transferred to Florida. *Pea deal: 16 days in jail (time served), plus 6 months (suspended) and 1 year probation (transferred to Florida) http://www.jsonline.com/blogs/news/174211971.html
Wisconsin Marcie Malszycki F General R 2014-01 Ineligible district voting 2 2 Marcie R. Malszycki pleaded* guilty to illegally voting in the wrong district in 2010. Under the plea agreement, a second count involving another vote cast in the wrong district in 2008 was dismissed. Malszycki, a legislative aide to state Rep. Warren Petryk (R-Eleva), was charged with voting in Onalaska, where she temporarily lived while doing campaign work, instead of in Madison where she resided. Malszycki was placed in a first-offenders program under which the charge would be dismissed if the requirements of the plea agreement were met. *Plea deal: First-offenders program http://host.madison.com/wsj/news/local/crime_and_courts/legislative-aide-pleads-...

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