2010 Georgia Code
TITLE 21 - ELECTIONS
CHAPTER 2 - ELECTIONS AND PRIMARIES GENERALLY
ARTICLE 15 - MISCELLANEOUS OFFENSES
§ 21-2-563 - Improper signing or alteration of nomination petitions or affidavits

O.C.G.A. 21-2-563 (2010)
21-2-563. Improper signing or alteration of nomination petitions or affidavits


Any person who knowingly and willfully:

(1) Signs any nomination petition without having the qualifications prescribed by this chapter;

(2) Sets any false statement opposite the signature on a nomination petition;

(3) Signs more nomination petitions than permitted by this chapter;

(4) Makes a false statement in any affidavit required by this chapter to be appended to or to accompany a nomination petition;

(5) Signs any name not his or her own to any nomination petition; or

(6) Materially alters any nomination petition without the consent of the signers

shall be guilty of a felony.

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