True the Vote Election Crimes Database

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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 Source2 Source3sort descending Source4 Source5 Follow Up
Connecticut Abraham Omonte M 2002 Democratic primaries D Ineligible district voting Registration fraud - ineligible district 2 2 Abraham Omonte was ordered to remove his name from the Bridgeport voting list after the commission determined he did not live on Berkshire Avenue, even though he voted in the March 2002 Democratic Town Committee primary and the May 2002 delegate primary for the 23rd state Senate district. Removed from Bridgeport voting list http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/Absentee-ballot-fraud-has-long-history-in-223...
New Jersey David Callaway Marty Small Ernest Storr Tracy Pijuan Luquay Zahir Floyd Tally Toni Dixon Dameka Cross Mark Crumble Michele Griffin Ramona Stephens Demaris Jones Ronald Harris 2009 Municipal - Democratic primary 2009-09 Absentee Ballot Fraud 9 David Callaway and Luquay Q. Zahir were campaign workers allegedly working alongside Atlantic City Councilman Marty Small to commit absentee ballot fraud. They were charged with 9 counts of voter fraud. Allegedly, voters were asked to apply for absentee ballots, but instead of letting the voters choose their own candidate, a self-proclaimed “secret army” mishandled ballots and even had a “shredding party” to dispose of votes for opposing candidates. Voters were told whom to vote for, never received their ballots — which wound up being cast anyway — or got their applications and ballots at the same time. It was alleged that some voters did not even live in the city, and used fictitious addresses in order to vote. The charges against Callaway were dismissed. Dismissed http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/395062-new-jersey-dcj-cases-3.html http://www.pressofatlanticcity.com/news/breaking/voter-fraud-charges-dropped-aga...
Wisconsin L.B. Dean 2010 Ineligible felon voting 2 1 L.B. Dean pleaded guilty to Voting by Disqualified Person (Felon) (Felony Class I). A second charge of Providing False Information to Election Official was dismissed. Dean was sentenced to 60 days incarceration. *Plea deal: 60 days in jail http://www.maciverinstitute.com/2010/10/acorn-worker-pleads-guilty-to-vote-fraud...
New Hampshire ADDED SOURCE Michael Patrick Flaherty M 2006-11 General Registration Fraud Ineligible district voting The New Hampshire Attorney General's Office investigated Michael Patrick Flaherty because he reportedly registered and voted for the first time on Election Day without photo identification and the United States Post Office returned a verification letter sent to his address as undeliverable. He broke no laws, according to a New Hampshire Attorney General's Office investigation. Flaherty was not charged. http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/372490-new-hampshire-cases.html
Pennsylvania Bryan Williams M 2009-05 Registration Fraud While working for ACORN, Bryan Williams was charged with obstruction and interference. Mr. Williams is accused of filing 22 registration applications in his own name -- including 19 in 2008 alone. http://www.post-gazette.com/breaking/2009/05/07/ACORN-workers-charged-with-forgi...
North Carolina Horatio Johnson M 2008-11 General Ineligible felon voting 1 After pleading guilty to a felony drug conviction in August 2008, Horatio Johnson voted in an election and was charged for voting as a felon. Pleaded guilty to misdemeanor common law obstruction of justice. After the plea arrangement, it was admitted that Johnson voted in the 2008 election, applying for the absentee ballot on Oct. 20, 2008. Suspended sentence of 120 days in prison and unsupervised probation http://www.hickoryrecord.com/news/in-catawba-county-voter-fraud-case-attorney-sa...
New Jersey Felicia Simmons Melvin Howell F 2015 Elizabeth school board 2016-04 Absentee/Mail Illegal assistance 1 1 Felicia Simmons and Melvin Howell were each charged with third-degree vote-by-mail fraud in the 2015 Elizabeth Board of Education election for filling out fraudulent applications for absentee ballots. Howell was found to have allegedly filled out such applications for voters who didn't exist, and Simmons falsely claimed to have assisted an ineligible voter. http://www.nj.com/union/index.ssf/2016/04/two_charged_with_elizbeth_school_board... http://patch.com/new-jersey/westfield/voter-fraud-revealed-elizabeth-school-elec...
Mississippi Joseph Wages M 2011-08 According to the Public Integrity Division Case View PI-11-00067, a complaint pertaining to "election fraud" was filed against Joseph Wages on 8/4/11. http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/370944-mississippi-2nd-cases.html
Washington Marie Clark F Registration Fraud 1 A charge of registration fraud against Marie Clark was found to have Insufficient evidence to pursue. http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/368706-washington-clark-county-response-w...
Arkansas Leroy Grant M 2011 State House Primary, Runoff and General 2012-09 Absentee Ballot Fraud Eric Fontain Cox, Amos Sanders, Lisa Burns, Deshay Lorenzo Parker III and Leroy Grant were charged with using absentee ballots to defraud an election official during three special elections in 2011. Special Prosecuting Attorney H.G. Foster of Conway filed the charges after a nearly year-long investigation that resulted in four others, including former state lawmaker Hudson Hallum, pleading guilty in federal court to felony charges. Hallum, D-Marion, along with his father, Kent Hallum, West Memphis city councilman Phillip Wayne Carter and West Memphis police officer Sam Malone entered guilty pleas in 2012 to charges they plotted to bribe absentee voters to cast ballots for Hallum. http://www.arkansasonline.com/news/2012/sep/25/five-more-face-charges-voter-frau...

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