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
Florida Carlos Torres M 2010 Registration fraud 10 In Miami, Florida, former ACORN voter registration canvassers Maurice Childress, Kashawn John, Liltovia Rhodes, Carlos Torres, Evangeline Williams, Lilkevia Williams, and Richard Williams, were all convicted of “false swearing in an election.” Charges: 5 counts of false swearing in connection with voting or elections and 5 counts of submission of false voter registration information. Probation, community service, and forbidden to participate in political campaigns
Nebraska Eddie Pierce M 2010-03 Registration Fraud Pierce reportedly worked for a third-party voter registration organization, Project 10,000 Voters, and earned $1 for each registration he completed. He reportedly created and turned in 195 fictitious documents. He was charged with 3 counts of election falsification, 2 of which were dropped. He pleaded guilty to 1 charge. 24 months of probation and $903 in fees
Texas Jose Tellez M A grand jury dropped the charges against Jose Tellez. Dismissed
Washington Janice Schmidt Holden F 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.
Wisconsin Raphael D. Nunn M 2012-02 Raphael D. Nunn was charged with voting by disqualified person, a felony.
Utah Pat Moore 2006 Sheriff Registration Fraud Pat Moore, along with 50 other people in Utah's Daggett County, was accused in connection with a 2006 election for sheriff. All 51 were accused of fraudulent registration, and many were accused of living outside the county but registering to vote within the county.
Maine Delmer Terrill M 2009-11 2010 Multiple Voting 2 1 Accused of voting in two adjacent Maine towns on November 3, 2009. Indicted on 1 count of voting twice in the same election; 1 count making a false statement or false oath. Maine Attorney General’s Office agreed to drop the more serious charge of voting twice in the same election in exchange for Terrill’s guilty plea. Pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor voter registration violation. 12 days to be served in the alternate sentencing program
Ohio Carmen Lockhart 2012-11 General Non-citizen voting 1 Non-citizens Carmen Lockhart, Bernus Charmont and Jean Gobeil, of Hamilton County, were each charged with one count of voting illegally in the November 2012 election. Prosecutor Joseph Deters said Lockhart, Charmont and Gobeil are all in this country legally but they are non-citizens and, therefore, ineligible to vote. If convicted, they face up to 18 months in prison.
Ohio Zachary McIntyre ResponsibleOhio 2015-07 Issue 3 referendum 2016-05 Registration fraud 1 0 Zachary McIntire was charged by the Crawford County Prosecutor’s Office with false voter registration, a fifth-degree felony, in connection with a larger scheme by legal marijuana petitioners to encourage petition signers and voter registrants to give fraudulent addresses. An investigation by the Secretary of State's office found that ResponsibleOhio and the Strategy Network’s petitions contained signatures of dead people, that they attempted to register people under fake addresses, and that there were voter registration forms that were forged and completed by someone other than the registrant. McIntyre faces up to one year in prison and a $2,500 fine.
Ohio Robert Gilchrist M Multiple 2012-06 Ineligible district voting 4 4 Robert Gilchrist, former director of the Lorain County Community Action Agency and Lorain city official, was indicted on four counts of illegal voting. The charges stem from a complaint the Lorain County Board of Elections received about Gilchrist voting in the wrong Lorain city ward in the November 2009, May 2010, November 2010 and May 2011 elections. Gilchrist has been charged with violations of section 3599.12 of the Ohio Revised Code, which states that “no person shall […] vote or attempt to vote in any primary, special, or general election in a precinct in which that person is not a legally qualified elector.” Illegal voting is a fourth-degree felony, with each charge carrying up to 18 months of jail time. Gilchrist pleaded* guilty in exchange for entering a one-year diversion program. *Plea deal: 1 year diversion program


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