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New York Election - Article 17 - (17-100 - 17-170) Violations of the Elective Franchise

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  • New York Election - Article 17 - Violations of the Elective Franchise
    Section 17-100. Definitions. 17-102. Misdemeanors at, or in connection with, primary elections, caucuses, enrollment in political parties, committees, and conventions. 17-104. False registration. 17-106. Misconduct...
  • New York Election - § 17-100 - Definitions
    1. The word "election" as used in this article shall be deemed to apply to and include all general, special and primary elections, unofficial primaries...
  • New York Election - § 17-102 - Misdemeanors At, or in Connection With, Primary Elections, Caucuses, Enrollment in Political Parties, Committees, and Conventions
    Any person who: 1. At a primary election or caucus of a party, wilfully votes, or attempts to vote, without being entitled to do so,...
  • New York Election - § 17-104 - False Registration
    Any person who: 1. Registers or attempts to register as an elector in more than one election district for the same election, or more than...
  • New York Election - § 17-106 - Misconduct of Election Officers
    Any election officer who wilfully refuses to accord to any duly accredited watcher or to any voter or candidate any right given him by this...
  • New York Election - § 17-108 - False Affidavits; Mutilation, Destruction or Loss of Registry List or Affidavits
    1. Any person who wilfully loses, alters, destroys or mutilates the list of voters or registration poll ledgers in any election district, or a certified...
  • New York Election - § 17-110 - Misdemeanors Concerning Police Commissioners or Officers or Members of Any Police Force
    Any person who, being a police commissioner or any officer or member of any police force in this state: 1. Uses or threatens or attempts...
  • New York Election - § 17-112 - Soliciting Media Support
    Any person who solicits from a candidate for an elective office money or other property as a condition or consideration for a supporting article, report...
  • New York Election - § 17-114 - Failure to Furnish Information; False Information
    1. Any person who knowingly harbors or conceals any person who falsely registered as a voter, or who shall rent any room or bed to...
  • New York Election - § 17-116 - Removal, Mutilation or Destruction of Election Booths, Supplies, Poll-lists or Cards of Instruction
    Any person who: 1. During the election, wilfully defaces or injures a voting booth or compartment, or wilfully removes or destroys any of the supplies...
  • New York Election - § 17-118 - Refusal to Permit Employees to Attend Election
    A person or corporation who refuses an employee entitled to vote at an election the privilege of attending thereat, as provided by the election law,...
  • New York Election - § 17-120 - Misconduct in Relation to Certificate of Nomination and Official Ballot
    A person who: 1. Falsely makes or makes oath to, or fraudulently defaces or destroys a certificate of nomination or any part thereof; or, 2....
  • New York Election - § 17-122 - Misconduct in Relation to Petitions
    Any person who: 1. Pays, lends, contributes or promises to pay, lend or contribute any money or other valuable consideration to or for any voter,...
  • New York Election - § 17-124 - Failure to Deliver Official Ballots
    Any person who has undertaken to deliver official ballots to any city, town or village clerk, or inspector as authorized by this chapter, and neglects...
  • New York Election - § 17-126 - Misconduct of Election Officers
    Any election officer who: 1. Reveals to another person the name of any candidate for whom a voter has voted; 2. Communicates to another person...
  • New York Election - § 17-128 - Violations of Election Law by Public Officer or Employee
    A public officer or employee who knowingly and wilfully omits, refuses or neglects to perform any act required of him by this chapter or who...
  • New York Election - § 17-130 - Misdemeanor in Relation to Elections
    Any person who: 1. Acts as an inspector of election or as a clerk at an election, without being able to read or write the...
  • New York Election - § 17-132 - Illegal Voting
    Any person who: 1. Knowingly votes or offers or attempts to vote at any election, when not qualified; or, 2. Procures, aids, assists, counsels or...
  • New York Election - § 17-134 - Unlawful Use of Pasters
    An election officer or other person who uses a paster upon an official ballot, at any election, except as authorized and in the manner provided...
  • New York Election - § 17-136 - False Returns; Unlawful Acts Respecting Returns
    An inspector or clerk of an election who intentionally makes, or attempts to make, a false canvass of the ballots cast thereat, or any false...
  • New York Election - § 17-140 - Furnishing Money or Entertainment to Induce Attendance At Polls
    Any person who directly or indirectly by himself or through any other person in connection with or in respect of any election during the hours...
  • New York Election - § 17-142 - Giving Consideration for Franchise
    Except as allowed by law, any person who directly or indirectly, by himself or through any other person: 1. Pays, lends or contributes, or offers...
  • New York Election - § 17-144 - Receiving Consideration for Franchise
    Except as allowed by law, any person who directly or indirectly, by himself or through any other person: 1. Receives, agrees or contracts for, before...
  • New York Election - § 17-146 - Offender a Competent Witness; Witnesses' Immunity
    1. A person offending against any section of this article is a competent witness against another person so offending and may be compelled to attend...
  • New York Election - § 17-148 - Bribery or Intimidation of Elector in Military Service of United States
    Any person who, directly or indirectly, by bribery, menace or any other corrupt means, controls, or attempts to control an elector of this state enlisted...
  • New York Election - § 17-150 - Duress and Intimidation of Voters
    Any person or corporation who directly or indirectly: 1. Uses or threatens to use any force, violence or restraint, or inflicts or threatens to inflict...
  • New York Election - § 17-152 - Conspiracy to Promote or Prevent Election
    Any two or more persons who conspire to promote or prevent the election of any person to a public office by unlawful means and which...
  • New York Election - § 17-154 - Pernicious Political Activities
    It shall be unlawful for any person to: 1. Intimidate, threaten or coerce, or to attempt to intimidate, threaten or coerce, any other person for...
  • New York Election - § 17-156 - Political Assessments
    Any officer or employee of the state, or of a political subdivision thereof who, directly or indirectly uses his authority or official influence to compel...
  • New York Election - § 17-158 - Corrupt Use of Position or Authority
    Any person who: 1. While holding public office, or being nominated or seeking a nomination therefor, corruptly uses or promises to use, directly, or indirectly,...
  • New York Election - § 17-160 - Procuring Fraudulent Documents in Order to Vote
    1. Any person who knowingly and wilfully procures from any court, judge, clerk or other officer, any document with intent to enable himself or any...
  • New York Election - § 17-162 - Judicial Candidates Not to Contribute
    No candidate for a judicial office shall, directly or indirectly, make any contribution of money or other thing of value, nor shall any contribution be...
  • New York Election - § 17-164 - Political Contributions by Owners of Polling Places Prohibited
    A person, who being the owner of premises contracted for or used as a place of registration or as a polling place for any election...
  • New York Election - § 17-166 - Penalty
    Any person convicted of a misdemeanor under this article shall for a first offense be punished by imprisonment for not more than one year, or...
  • New York Election - § 17-168 - Crimes Against the Elective Franchise Not Otherwise Provided For
    Any person who knowingly and wilfully violates any provision of this chapter, which violation is not specifically covered by any of the previous sections of...
  • New York Election - § 17-170 - Destroying or Delaying Election Returns
    A messenger appointed by authority of law to receive and carry a report, certificate or certified copy of any statement relating to the result of...