Amended Ballot Law: An Act to Regulate the Nomination and Election of Public Officers, Requiring Certain Expenses Incident Thereto to be Paid by the Several Counties, and Punishing Certain Offenses in Regard to Such Elections ...

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W.S. Ray, state printer, 1903 - Election law - 26 pages
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Page 21 - ... or who shall make a false statement as to his inability to mark his ballot, or any person who shall interfere, or attempt to interfere with any voter when inside said enclosed space or when marking...
Page 21 - Any person who shall, prior to an election, wilfully deface or destroy any list of candidates posted in accordance with the provisions of this act, or who, during an election, shall wilfully deface, tear down, remove or destroy any card of instruction, or specimen ballot, printed...
Page 11 - Whenever the approval of a constitutional amendment or other question is submitted to the vote of the people, such question shall be printed upon the ballot after the lists of candidates.
Page 13 - On the back of the ballot, below the stub, and immediately at the left of the center of the ballot, shall be printed in great primer Roman condensed capitals the words: "Official ballot for," and after the word
Page 22 - ... shall print or cause or permit to be printed any ballot in any other form than the one prescribed by...
Page 18 - Each party which has by its primary meeting, caucus, convention or board, sent to the proper office a certificate of nomination, and each group of citizens which has sent to the proper office a nomination paper as provided in sections two and three of this act shall be allowed to appoint three qualified electors, who...
Page 16 - ... officer having charge thereof, he shall likewise repeat the said name, and the voter shall be allowed to enter the space enclosed by the guard rail as above provided.
Page 20 - Whenever in any contested election the tribunal trying the case shall decide that the ballots used in one or more election districts were, by reason of the omission, addition, misplacing, mis-spelling or mis-statement of one or more titles of offices, or names of candidates, or parties or policies represented by them, so defective as to the office in contest as to be calculated to mislead the voters in regard to any of the candidates nominated...
Page 22 - ... shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction, shall be sentenced to pay a fine of not more than $500, or to undergo imprisonment for a term not exceeding three years, or both, at the discretion of the court.
Page 7 - Any person whose name has been presented as a candidate may cause his name to be withdrawn from nomination, by request in writing signed by him and acknowledged before an officer qualified to take acknowledgments of deeds, and filed with the Secretary of the Commonwealth...

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