2018 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

Universal Citation: GA Code § 21-2-563 (2018)
    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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