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 […]
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 […]
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 […]