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§ 9-203. Bribery of voter

West's Annotated Code of MarylandCriminal Law

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Criminal Law (Refs & Annos)
Title 9. Crimes Against Public Administration
Subtitle 2. Bribery
MD Code, Criminal Law, § 9-203
Formerly cited as MD CODE Art. 27, § 27
§ 9-203. Bribery of voter
(a)(1) A person, including a candidate for office, may not give or directly or indirectly promise a gift or reward to secure a vote or a ballot at an election under the Constitution and laws of the State.
(2) A person may not keep or allow to be kept a house or other accommodation in the State on an election day where, before the close of the election, the person, at the person's expense, gratuitously provides alcoholic beverages to voters.
(b) A person who violates this section is guilty of a misdemeanor and on conviction is subject to:
(1) imprisonment not exceeding 6 months or a fine not exceeding $500 or both; and
(2) any other penalties applicable under the Constitution.


Added by Acts 2002, c. 26, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 2002.
Formerly Art. 27, § 27.
MD Code, Criminal Law, § 9-203, MD CRIM LAW § 9-203
Current through legislation effective through May 9, 2024, from the 2024 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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