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§ 1705. Votes

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 25 Pa.C.S.A. ElectionsEffective: March 18, 2002

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 25 Pa.C.S.A. Elections
Part IV. Voter Registration (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 17. Penalties
Effective: March 18, 2002
25 Pa.C.S.A. § 1705
§ 1705. Votes
(a) Prohibition.--An election officer may not do any of the following:
(1) Knowingly refuse the vote of a registered elector.
(2) Knowingly accept the vote of an individual not registered under this part. This paragraph does not apply to a person in actual military service or an individual having an order of court.
(3) Knowingly receive a vote from a person falsely claiming to be a registered elector.
(b) Penalty.--A person who violates subsection (a) commits a misdemeanor of the first degree and shall, upon conviction, be sentenced to pay a fine of not more than $10,000 or to imprisonment for not more than five years, or both.


2002, Jan. 31, P.L. 18, No. 3, § 1, effective in 45 days.
Prior Laws:
1995, June 30, P.L. 170, No. 25, § 1505 (25 P.S. § 961.1505).
25 Pa.C.S.A. § 1705, PA ST 25 Pa.C.S.A. § 1705
Current through 2020 Regular Session Act 22. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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