True the Vote Election Crimes Database

A nationwide compilation of election crimes prosecutions

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State Defendant Co-Defendantssort descending Sex Date Election D/R Charged Convicted Type1 Type2 Type3 # Charges # Fraudulent Votes / Election Margin Description Sentence Source1 Source2 Source3 Source4 Source5 Follow Up
West Virginia Jerry Weaver (former Lincoln County assessor) M 2004-05 Democrat Primary 2005-08 Jerry Weaver was reportedly involved in a scandal during the 2004 Democratic party primary to bribe county voters. Indicted with others for a conspiracy to control county government in Lincoln County by buying votes, keeping some supporters’ property taxes low, controlling county and state government jobs and rewarding supporters by ensuring their roads were repaired. Pleaded guilty. http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1549361/posts
Washington Tami L. Mathias F 2004-11 General Multiple Voting Absentee Ballot Fraud 1 Tami L. Mathias reportedly voted two absentee ballots during the November 2004 general election, one from King County, Washington, and one from Jefferson County, Washington, where she lived. Criminal charges were not filed on the assumption that she "made an honest mistake." No charges filed; name kept on file for likely criminal prosecution if he repeated the action; King County registration cancelled. http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/370216-washington-jefferson-county.html
Washington Phineas F. Porter M 2004-11 General Multiple Voting Absentee Ballot Fraud 1 Phineas F. Porter, of Jefferson County, Washington, reportedly voted at the polls as well as voting an absentee ballot from Snohomish County, Washington, in the November 2004 general election. Criminal charges were not filed on the assumption that Porter "made an honest mistake." Name kept on file for likely criminal prosecution if he repeated the action; Snohomish County registration cancelled. http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/370216-washington-jefferson-county.html
Connecticut Stephen M. Lanno M 2004-11 Presidential Multiple Voting A complaint was made that Stephen M. Lanno may have voted in more than one town during the 2004 presidential election. An investigation found he did not. Dismissed
Connecticut Michael Abbatello M 2004-11 Multiple Voting Michael Abbatello was accused of voting more than once in the November, 2004 election. He registered in both West Hartford and Old Saybrook, and had been registered in both towns since 1985 because he did not provide the Old Saybrook registrars with his prior voting address. He voted in Old Saybrook, but did not vote in West Hartford in the presidential election. He has been removed from the list in West Hartford. Dismissed
Connecticut Damon B. Smith M 2004-11 Multiple Voting A complaint was made that Damon Smith may have voted in two towns during the November 2004 state election. Smith was registered in two towns simultaneously since 1985 because he did not provide registrars with his prior voting address when he moved. He was removed from the list in the town where he no longer lived. Complaint was dismissed. Dismissed
Connecticut James Jones M 2004-11 Multiple Voting Duplicate names were found, indicating that three people may have voted in two towns during the November 2004 state election. The three names submitted by the Secretary of State as persons who may have voted more than once and in more than one location were found to be six different people, and therefore no violation of law occurred. The complaint was dismissed. Dismissed
Connecticut David Ford M 2004-11 Presidential Ineligible felon voting David Ford was accused of applying for a ballot and voting in the 2004 presidential election even though he was a felon whose voting rights had been revoked. Ford's attorney provided a copy of the notice of his rights restoration, which indicated that Ford was no longer under the jurisdiction of the Connecticut Department of Correction and that his discharge date was July 30, 2004. Ford was eligible to have his voting rights restored on July 30, 2004. No further action was taken on complaint. Dismissed
Connecticut Michael Nosal M 2004-11 Multiple Voting Michael Nosal was accused of voting more than once in the November, 2004 election. The evidence reveals that the three names submitted by the Secretary of the State as persons who may have voted more than once and in more than one location by presidential ballot are, in fact, six different people and no violation of law occurred. Dismissed
Wisconsin Robin Pannier 2004-11 Presidential Absentee Ballot Fraud 2 Robin Pannier was charged with two counts of voter fraud for making a false statement to acquire an absentee ballot. No prosecution. http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/399987-wisconsin-ozaukee-county-response-...

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