Fifteen people have been found guilty of election or voter fraud in Michigan since the year 2000, according to a Heritage Foundation database that details such cases nationwide.
The locations where voter fraud was committed in the state included Hamtramck, Wayne and Oakland counties, the database shows.
The types of voter fraud identified in the database include ineligible voting, duplicate voting, absentee ballot fraud, the purchasing of votes, impersonation fraud while voting, ballot petition illegalities, altering vote counts and fraudulent registrations.
Nationwide, the analysis uncovered 1,217 instances of voter fraud, including more than 1,000 criminal convictions and 48 civil penalties.
Proven Instances of Michigan Voter Fraud Since 2000
|Name||County||Type of Case||Type of Fraud|
|Brandon Hall||Ottawa||Criminal conviction||Ballot petition fraud|
|Adam Kane Easlick||Washtenaw||Criminal conviction||False registrations|
|Salim Ahmed||Hamtramck||Criminal conviction||Fraudulent use of absentee ballots|
|Armani Asad||Hamtramck||Criminal conviction||Fraudulent use of absentee ballots|
|Russell Mohammed||Hamtramck||Criminal conviction||Fraudulent use of absentee ballots|
|Edward Pinkney||Berrien||Criminal conviction||Ballot petition fraud|
|Mohammed Abdur Rahman||Hamtramck||Criminal conviction||Fraudulent use of absentee ballots|
|Dilsa Maria Saddler||Berrien||Criminal conviction||Ineligible voting|
|Lorianne O'Brady||Wayne||Criminal conviction||Ballot petition fraud|
|Don Yowchuang||Wayne||Criminal conviction||Ballot petition fraud|
|Paul Seewald||Wayne||Criminal conviction||Ballot petition fraud|
|Jason Bauer||Oakland||Criminal conviction||Ballot petition fraud|
|Mike McGuinness||Oakland||Criminal conviction||Ballot petition fraud|
|Edward Pinkney||Berrien||Criminal conviction||Buying votes, fraudulent use of absentee ballots|