2019 California Code
Elections Code - ELEC
DIVISION 18 - PENAL PROVISIONS
CHAPTER 6 - Corruption of the Voting Process
ARTICLE 4 - Corruption of Voting
Every person is guilty of a felony, and on conviction shall be punished by imprisonment pursuant to subdivision (h) of Section 1170 of the Penal Code for two, three or four years, who at any election:
(a) Without first having been appointed and qualified, acts as an election officer.
(b) Not being an election officer, performs or discharges any of the duties of an election officer in regard to the handling, counting, or canvassing of any ballots.
(Amended by Stats. 2011, Ch. 15, Sec. 87. (AB 109) Effective April 4, 2011. Operative October 1, 2011, by Sec. 636 of Ch. 15, as amended by Stats. 2011, Ch. 39, Sec. 68.)