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State Year Name Type of Case Type of Fraud
StateOklahomaYear2019NameCasey VandornCase TypeCriminal ConvictionFraud TypeIneligible Voting

Casey Vandorn of Washington County, pleaded guilty to one count of voting illegally, a felony. He was sentenced to a one-year suspended sentence, a year of probation, and ordered to pay $629 in restitution.

Source: go.aws/34Uhs00

StateOklahomaYear2019NameWilliam Hines Case TypeCriminal ConvictionFraud TypeIneligible Voting

William Hines of Washington County, pleaded guilty to one count of voting illegally, a felony. He was sentenced to a one-year suspended sentence, a year of probation, and order to pay $994 in restitution.

Source: go.aws/34YAOkM

StateOklahomaYear2018NameRonald HenryCase TypeCriminal ConvictionFraud TypeFraudulent Use Of Absentee Ballots

Ronald Henry, a 2015 candidate for trustee in Luther, Oklahoma, brought several absentee ballots to be notarized by Mayor Cecilia Taft. It is illegal for a ballot to be notarized without the person signing being present. Ronald Henry entered an Alford plea to the charges and received a five-year deferred sentence.

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StateOklahomaYear2012NameDarryl CatesCase TypeCriminal ConvictionFraud TypeFraudulent Use Of Absentee Ballots

Darryl Cates, of Westville, entered a plea of nolo contendere to charges of false notarization of absentee ballots. The charges stemmed from the 2009 Cave Springs School District election, in which 33 ballots were disputed based on inconsistencies between the signatures on ballot request forms and voter affidavits. All of the contested ballots were notarized by Cates. He was essentially charged with signing the names of two voters on absentee ballots. Following his plea, Cates received a three-year deferred sentence.

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StateOklahomaYearNameMax BurchettCase TypeCriminal ConvictionFraud TypeIneligible Voting

Max Burchett of Washington County, pleaded guilty to one count of voting illegally, a felony. He was sentenced to a one-year suspended sentence, a year of probation, and ordered to pay $554 in restitution.

Source: go.aws/2VRhem6