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 Source2 Source3sort descending Source4 Source5 Follow Up
New Mexico Sunland Park Municipal Government 2012-03 Sunland Park municipal 2012-03 Election injunction New Mexico's Secretary of State and Dona Ana County's District Attorney filed an emergency petition to enjoin Sunland Park's City Clerk from conducting the March 6, 2012 municipal election, due to reports of multiple cases of voter fraud. Thirteen individuals are registered to vote at one residence in Sunland Park, including six who registered between Jan. 5 and Feb. 7 of this year. Eight of them, including five who have already voted, don’t actually live in Sunland Park. More than one appears to also be registered to vote in El Paso. One woman helped several others who aren’t Sunland Park residents register to vote. Some of them have voted. Petition denied http://nmpolitics.net/Documents/03.02.12.SunlandParkPetitionRedacted.pdf http://nmpolitics.net/index/2012/03/officials-seek-sunland-park-election-delay-a...
Georgia Fred J. Pou (election official) M Absentee Ballot Fraud Fred J. Pou was accused of premature counting of votes by poll officers and mishandling absentee ballots. Cease and desist order and letter of disapproval https://web.archive.org/web/20161216002204/http://www.documentcloud.org/document...
Virginia Delphine Williams 2007 2008 2013-04 Registration fraud - ineligible felon 1 0 In April 2013, a grand jury indicted Delphine Williams and five other convicted felons on charges of giving false statements when registering to vote. The registrations occurred in 2007 and 2008. The six were each indicted on a felony count of election fraud: Mark Winfield Atwater of Portsmouth; James Edward Dorsey of Portsmouth; Brenda Lee Harris of Virginia Beach; Tyrone Stith of Chesapeake; Lisa Charlotte White of Portsmouth; and Delphine Williams of Portsmouth. Nearly 20 cases were referred to the office of Commonwealth's Attorney, but the office is prosecuting only those that were clearly intending to deceive. http://pilotonline.com/news/local/crime/six-felons-indicted-on-voter-fraud-alleg...
Mississippi John Edward "Tuney" Jones M 2002 Municipal 2003-09 Vote Buying 4 John Edward "Tuney" Jones was charged with paying multiple people $10 to allow him to vote their absentee ballots in 2002. Charged with 4 counts of influencing absentee ballot by payment of money. Pleaded guilty. (Case #CR03-307-CT1, Alcorn County) 2 years in a Mississippi Department of Corrections facility, with 1 year suspended and 1 year of post-release supervision. Pay $1,260. http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/394763-mississippi-alcorn-county-cases.ht...
Connecticut Lonnie Reed F 2005-11 Ineligible district voting A complaint was brought against Lonnie Reed alleging that she was not a resident of the town where she cast her ballot. Reed sold her Branford home, where she had lived for 25 years, seven days before an election and was living at the home of friends who lived in the same town. Although she tried to buy a home in the same district, she ultimately moved to an address in District 4. The Connecticut Elections Enforcement Commission investigation concluded that because Reed had the intention of buying a house in District 5 at the time of the election, she was not guilty of fraud. The complaint was dismissed. Dismissed http://seec.ct.gov/e2casebase/data/fd/2007_158.pdf
Georgia Amber Jones F 2009 Registration Fraud Accused of false registration. Case referred to Richmond County District Attorney's Office. https://web.archive.org/web/20161201211812/http:/www.documentcloud.org/documents...
North Carolina Lela Devonetta Murray F 2010-11 General D 2011-08 Registration fraud 1 0 54-year-old Lela Devonetta Murray of Edwards Mill Road in Raleigh, was charged with voter registration fraud. Authorities charge that she voted on Election Day 2010 as a transfer voter in one precinct and then voted on Election Day provisionally in another precinct. The reason given for the second vote was "wrong precinct." Murray was held on $10,000 bond. http://abc11.com/archive/8301269/
Virginia Unnamed organization 2016-09 General Registration fraud An organization engaged in registering voters for the 2016 general election submitted numerous voter registration applications that appeared false, using the information of deceased people. An investigation was opened by the Harrisonburg Police Department and the FBI, and referred to the Commonwealth’s Attorney and the United States Attorney for the Western District of Virginia. So far the investigation has revealed a number of voter registration applications that are false. http://www.whsv.com/content/news/Voter-fraud-investigation-in-Harrisonburg-39328... http://wina.com/news/064460-voter-fraud-probe/
Washington Richard Harford M Registration Fraud 1 A charge of registration fraud against Richard Harford was found to have Insufficient evidence to pursue. http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/368706-washington-clark-county-response-w...
Connecticut Katherine Irene Magyar F 2008-11 Presidential Multiple Voting A complaint was brought against Katherine Irene Magyar alleging that she had voted both by absentee ballot and in person during the 2008 presidential election. The Connecticut Elections Enforcement Commission investigation concluded that the matter should be dismissed. Dismissed http://seec.ct.gov/e2casebase/data/fd/FD_2008_221.pdf

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