Alaska Statutes Sec. 15.56.035 - Unlawful Interference With Voting in the Second Degree

(a) A person commits the crime of unlawful interference with voting in the second degree if the person

(1) has an official ballot in possession outside of the voting room unless the person is an election official or other person authorized by law or local ordinance, or by the director or chief municipal elections official in a local election;

(2) makes, or knowingly has in possession, a counterfeit of an official election ballot;

(3) knowingly solicits or encourages, directly or indirectly, a registered voter who is no longer qualified to vote under AS 15.05.010 , to vote in an election;

(4) as a registration official

(A) knowingly refuses to register a person who is entitled to register under AS 15.07.030 ; or

(B) accepts a fee from an applicant applying for registration;

(5) violates AS 15.20.081 (a) by knowingly supplying or encouraging or assisting another person to supply to a voter an absentee ballot application form with a political party or group affiliation indicated if the voter is not already registered as affiliated with that political party or group;

(6) knowingly designs, marks, or encourages or assists another person to design or mark an absentee ballot application in a manner that suggests choice of one ballot over another as prohibited by AS 15.20.081(a); or

(7) knowingly submits or encourages or assists another person to submit an absentee ballot application to an intermediary who could control or delay the submission of the application to the division of elections or who could gather data from the application form as prohibited by AS 15.20.081 (a).

(b) Violation of (a)(3) of this section is a corrupt practice.

(c) Unlawful interference with voting in the second degree is a class A misdemeanor.

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