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 Source3 Source4sort descending Source5 Follow Up
Ohio Dominique Atkins F 2010-10 2012-10 Multiple voting Absentee/mail 1 1 Franklin County resident Dominique Atkins, of 1532 Barnes Drive E was charged with felony voter fraud after the Board of Elections reported that they had voted more than once in a past election. Atkins was indicted by a Franklin County grand jury on one count of illegal voting for voting twice by casting absentee ballots under slightly different names. Atkins was accused of casting a second ballot on Oct. 25, 2010, under the name Dominque Atkins. Elections officials working to clean up voter-registration rolls discovered that the voter had requested, received and returned absentee ballots in both names. Illegal voting is a fourth-degree felony, which can result in up to 18 months in prison for a conviction. But under sentencing reforms, convictions for such offenses bring a sentence of probation if they are non-violent. http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/local/2012/10/17/3-people-indicted-for-f...
Kansas Finney County - Name Unknown 2008 Non-citizen voting Registration Fraud 1 Non-citizen was accused of registering and voting. Prosecuted by county attorney; resulted in diversion. Diversion http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/366880-kansas-2nd-response-part-1.html
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 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...
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...
Georgia Stanley Matthews M 2008-06 Vote Buying Compensation offered to individuals to register and to vote. (State Elections Board Case #2007-00211080074, City of Chickamauga) $2,000 fine, cease and desist order and a public reprimand https://assets.documentcloud.org/documents/369066/georgia-response-with-cases.pd...
Connecticut Jeanette Kildea F Petition Fraud Jeanette Kildea was charged with circulating a petition and allowing an individual to sign it when she was not present, as required by law. Paid a civil penalty and ordered to comply with the law in the future http://seec.ct.gov/e2casebase/data/fd/2007_161.1.pdf
Virginia Lamont Thomas Cabbagestalk M 2010-10 Registration Fraud Ineligible Voting 2 Lamont Thomas Cabbagestalk was charged with false statement on voter form and wrongfully voting. Guilty. (Mecklenburg County) http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/399943-virginia-fraud-cases.html
Ohio Unnamed individual M 2012-11 General 2013-02 Absentee/mail Impersonation - deceased 1 1 A Loveland man is suspected of improperly signing and filling out a ballot for his 75-year-old wife after she died several days before the absentees were delivered. http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2013/02/21/nun-suspected-voter-fraud/1...
Missouri Cortez Cowan 2006 Registration Fraud Cortez Cowan was one of eight individuals from ACORN’s Project Vote affiliate, investigated by the FBI and arrested in 2007 for violation of election laws. All eight pleaded guilty to voter registration fraud. http://www.semissourian.com/story/1322558.html http://dailycaller.com/2010/06/10/acorn-employees-tell-fbi-of-deliberate-electio... http://www.judicialwatch.org/press-room/press-releases/judicial-watch-obtains-ne...

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