2005 Illinois – Criminal Conviction – Patricia Bailey
Following a trial, Illinois State Representative Patricia Bailey was found guilty of filing false election forms claiming her residency in the 6th District, when she was actually living with her mother outside of the district. Bailey was charged with two counts of perjury and one count of falsifying election documents. She was sentenced two years’ probation and 100 hours of community service. She was barred from holding a government job for five years upon completion of her sentence.