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State Year Name Type of Case Type of Fraud
StateLouisianaYear2020NameDelores "Dee" HandyCase TypeCriminal ConvictionFraud TypeIllegal "Assistance" At The Polls

Delores "Dee" Handy, of Crowley was found guilty of failing to mark a ballot as instructed when assisting an eldery voter, a misdemeanor. She is schedule to be sentenced on September 24, 2020. The potential penalty for this crime is one year imprisonment, a fine up to $1,000, or both.

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StateLouisianaYear2015NameStanley LegerCase TypeCriminal ConvictionFraud TypeBuying Votes, Election Overturned

In the 2014 Turkey Creek election, incumbent mayor Heather Cloud was voted out of office by a margin of four votes. It was later revealed that Stanley Leger, a campaign employee for challenger Bert Campbell, had paid $15 each to four mentally impaired individuals in exchange for their promise to vote for Campbell. Cloud challenged the election. The Third Circuit Court of Appeals of Louisiana ordered that the four votes be struck and a new election be held, which Cloud won. Leger later pleaded guilty to illegal electioneering, receiving a suspended six-month jail sentence and 18 months' probation. He was also ordered to pay a $500 fine and $2,000 in restitution to Mayor Cloud.

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StateLouisianaYear2005NamePamela ThibodeauxCase TypeCriminal ConvictionFraud TypeFalse Registrations

Former St. Martinville City Council member Pamela Thibodeaux pleaded guilty to falsifying information on voter registration forms to allow people outside the district to vote for her in the 2002 city election. She was sentenced to three years' probation, eight months' home confinement, and ordered to pay a $2,000 fine and $1,500 in restitution.

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StateLouisianaYear2003NameTyrell Matthews BraudCase TypeCriminal ConvictionFraud TypeFalse Registrations

Tyrell Matthews Braud pleaded guilty to federal charges of making false statements to a grand jury in connection with his 2002 fabrication of 11 voter registration applications.

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StateLouisianaYear2002NameLincoln CarmoucheCase TypeCriminal ConvictionFraud TypeBuying Votes

Lincoln Carmouche was convicted of voter fraud in the Marksville mayoral race for bribing a voter. He was sentenced to two years in prison, which was suspended, and two years of supervised probation. He was also fined $2,050 and ordered to perform 64 hours of community service.

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