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16-1017 - Unlawful acts by voters with respect to voting; classification
16-1017. Unlawful acts by voters with respect to voting; classification
A voter who knowingly commits any of the following acts is guilty of a class 2 misdemeanor:
1. Makes a false statement as to the voter's inability to mark a ballot.
2. Interferes with a voter within the seventy-five foot limit of the polling place as posted by the election marshal or within seventy-five feet of the main outside entrance to an on-site early voting location established by a county recorder pursuant to section 16-542, subsection A.
3. Endeavors while within the seventy-five foot limit for a polling place or on-site early voting location to induce a voter to vote for or against a particular candidate or issue.
4. Prior to the close of an election defaces or destroys a sample ballot posted by election officers, or defaces, tears down, removes or destroys a card of instructions posted for the instruction of voters.
5. Removes or destroys supplies or conveniences furnished to enable a voter to prepare the voter's ballot.
6. Hinders the voting of others.
7. Votes in a county in which the voter no longer resides, except as provided in section 16-125.