2017 Arizona Revised Statutes
Title 19 - Initiative, Referendum and Recall
§ 19-116 Signing petitions; coercion; intimidation; false description; classification

Universal Citation: AZ Rev Stat § 19-116 (2017)

19-116. Signing petitions; coercion; intimidation; false description; classification

A. A person who knowingly coerces any other person by menace or threat, or threatens any other person to the effect that the other person will or may be injured in his business, or discharged from employment, or that he will not be employed, to sign or subscribe, or to refrain from signing or subscribing, his name to an initiative or referendum petition, or, after signing or subscribing his name, to have his name taken therefrom, is guilty of a class 1 misdemeanor.

B. A person who is a circulator of an initiative or referendum petition and who induces any other person in the circulator's presence to sign the initiative or referendum petition by knowingly misrepresenting the general subject matter of the measure is guilty of a class 1 misdemeanor.

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