Veronica Toney, of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, pleaded guilty to a charge of illegal voting. Toney, a convicted felon, voted despite being ineligible. She was ordered to pay a $1,192 court assessment.
Leon Pendleton, of Milwaukee, pleaded guilty to charges of fraudulent registration and illegal voting. Pendleton, a convicted felon, registered and voted despite the fact that he was ineligible. Pendleton was sentenced to 60 days’ imprisonment, fined $300, and ordered to pay all court costs.
Correy Grady of Milwaukee pleaded guilty to illegal voting in the November 2008 election, despite being ineligible due to his felony record. Grady was sentenced to one year’s probation and ordered to pay $318 in court costs.
James Halfaday pleaded guilty to a felony election fraud after admitting that he lied about his residency while running for Charlottesville City Council. Halfaday received a five-year prison sentence, with all but 60 days suspended. He was ordered to complete 40 hours of community service.
Ronald Marsh pleaded guilty to illegally voting in the 2009 Smith County Municipal Election. He received four years’ deferred adjudication, and was ordered to pay a $1,000 fine and complete 100 hours of community service.
Almanza was charged with illegal voting and voter impersonation in a 2009 school district election. Almanza and one of her sons cast votes at a polling place. Later, Almanza brought her son back to the polls, where he cast a vote in the name of his incarcerated brother. She received a two-year suspended sentence, five […]
Regino Cantu Salinas pleaded guilty to voting illegally in the 2008 primary election. Salinas was a convicted felon and therefore ineligible to vote. He was sentenced to 90 days in jail, two years’ probation, and was ordered to pay a $2,000 fine.
Delores McMillian, a poll worker in Dallas, pleaded guilty to trying to vote using another person’s voter registration information in the 2010 primary election. Another poll worker prevented her from casting a falsified ballot. She was sentenced to one year of probation and was ordered to pay $227 in court costs.
Gayle Lee Copeland, Jr., 54, pleaded guilty to charges including two counts of illegal voting as well as criminal impersonation and food stamp fraud. Copeland received a two-year suspended sentence and supervised probation. Copeland was detected because of new voter ID laws recently passed in Tennessee.
Deshara M. McKinney, of Columbus, pleaded guilty to falsifying signatures on applications for absentee ballots while working as a canvasser in the 2009 ballot initiative to allow casinos in Ohio. McKinney fled the state after her fraud was discovered, and was eventually arrested in Michigan. She was sentenced to two years of probation and ordered […]