Operation Big Vote, an effort to register black voters, led to a scheme to register prominent dead local politicians to vote. Nonaresa Montgomery, an Operation Big Vote employee, was convicted of perjury for lying to a grand jury investigating thousands of fraudulent voter registration cards turned in before the 2001 mayoral primary. Six others pleaded […]
Tammy Martin was sentenced to one year of probation and a special assessment of $25 for voting twice in two different districts.
Michelle Robinson pleaded guilty to 13 counts of election law violations in connection with a fraudulent voter registration scheme. Robinson worked for Operation Big Vote, an initiative aimed at boosting the participation of black voters in the 2001 St. Louis mayoral election. She submitted 13 voter registration cards made out in the names of dead […]
Kwaim Stenson, a registration recruiter employed by ACORN, pleaded guilty to a count of submitting a false voter registration application to the Kansas City Board of Election Commissioners. Stenson was sentenced to four months and five days’ imprisonment.
Dale Franklin and Brian Gardiner, voter registration recruiters for ACORN prior to the 2006 election, pleaded guilty to election fraud, after forging the signature of an applicant and submitting it to the Kansas City Board of Election Commissioners. Both men were sentenced to probation.
Carmen Davis, who also goes by the name of Latisha Reed and who worked for the community organizing group, ACORN, pleaded guilty to voter registration fraud in Kansas City for filing false paperwork. Davis was sentenced to 120 days in a halfway house.
Joel Neal, of St. Louis, Missouri, voted twice in the 2008 primary election: once in person for himself, and once via absentee ballot in the name of his deceased mother. He pleaded guilty and was sentenced to one month of home confinement and was ordered to pay a $2,000 fine.
Eight St. Louis voter registration workers pleaded guilty to election fraud for submitting false registration cards in the 2006 election in St. Louis. The workers were employed by liberal community organizing group, ACORN.
In order to assist their nephew in his razor-close 2010 democratic primary for the 40th District in Missouri, Clara and John Moretina falsely registered a Kansas City address so they could vote for their nephew, John Joseph Rizzo. Rizzo won that primary election by a single vote. That means two fraudulent votes could have provided […]
Tarrell Campbell pleaded guilty to a federal felony voter fraud charge. He voted early in Illinois, where he was attending Southern Illinois University, and then again on election day in Missouri. He was sentenced to two years of probation and ordered to pay $350 in fines and fees. He was also ordered to undergo drug […]