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25-2420. Election fraud by an election officer. Election fraud by an election officer is, while being charged with any election duty, and with intent to hinder, prevent or defeat a fair election: (a) Receiving any vote by any person who is not a registered voter or otherwise qualified to vote.

(b) Receiving any vote offered by any person who shall have voted previously at the same election.

(c) Possessing any falsely made, altered, forged or counterfeit poll books, registration books, party affiliation lists, election abstracts or returns or any other election papers.

(d) Receiving, canvassing, counting or tallying any ballots, votes or election returns which are fraudulent, forged, counterfeited or illegal.

(e) Issuing, granting, mailing or delivering any false, fraudulent or illegal certificate of nomination or certificate of election.

(f) Declaring or otherwise proclaiming any false election result.

(g) Declaring or otherwise proclaiming any election result based upon fraudulent, fictitious or illegal votes.

(h) Entering or writing upon any poll book, registration book or party affiliation list the name of any person not qualified to vote.

(i) Entering or writing upon any poll book, registration book or party affiliation list the name of any person who has not voted when in fact such person has not voted.

Election fraud by an election officer is a severity level 10, nonperson felony.

History: L. 1974, ch. 157, § 14; L. 1993, ch. 291, § 206; July 1.


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