Alaska Statutes Sec. 15.56.025 - Telephone Campaign Misconduct

(a) A person commits the crime of telephone campaign misconduct if the person makes a statement about a candidate

(1) as part of an organized telephone poll or organized series of calls to convince potential voters concerning the outcome of an election;

(2) that the person knows to be false; and

(3) that the person intends to affect the outcome of the election.

(b) Violation of this section is a corrupt practice. However, notwithstanding AS 15.20.540 , only a defeated candidate may contest the nomination or election of a person for violation of this section.

(c) Telephone campaign misconduct is a class A misdemeanor.

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