2015 Mississippi Code
Title 23 - ELECTIONS
Chapter 15 - MISSISSIPPI ELECTION CODE
Article 17 - CONDUCT OF ELECTIONS
A. GENERAL PROVISIONS
§ 23-15-555 - Penalty for unlawfully showing mark on ballot or making false statement as to inability to mark ballot

MS Code § 23-15-555 (2015) What's This?

Any voter who shall, except as herein provided, allow his ballot to be seen by any person, or who shall make a false statement as to his inability to mark his ballot, or who shall place any mark upon his ballot by which it can afterwards be identified as the one voted by him, or any person who shall interfere or attempt to interfere with any voter when inside the compartment or inclosed place, or when marking his ballot, or who shall endeavor to induce any voter before voting to show how he will mark, or after voting how he has marked his ballot, shall be punished by a fine of not less than Twenty-five Dollars ($ 25.00) nor more than One Hundred Dollars ($ 100.00); and the election officers shall cause any person so violating the law to be arrested and carried before the proper officer or tribunal for commitment and trial for such offense.

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