2011 Wisconsin Code
Chapter 12. Prohibited election practices.
12.05 False representations affecting elections.

12.05

12.05 False representations affecting elections. No person may knowingly make or publish, or cause to be made or published, a false representation pertaining to a candidate or referendum which is intended or tends to affect voting at an election.

12.05 - ANNOT.

History: 1973 c. 334; 1993 a. 175.

12.05 - ANNOT.

A violation of this section does not constitute defamation per se. Tatur v. Solsrud, 174 Wis. 2d 735, 498 N.W.2d 232 (1993).

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