2013 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 19 - ELECTIONS
Section 19:34-23 - Primary election officials acting before taking oath; willfully disregarding or violating rules.


NJ Rev Stat § 19:34-23 (2013) What's This?

19:34-23 Primary election officials acting before taking oath; willfully disregarding or violating rules.

19:34-23. If any judge, inspector, clerk or other officer of a primary election shall act in such capacity before taking and subscribing to the oath or affirmation required by this title, or shall willfully disregard or violate the provisions of any rule duly made by the party of which he is a member and for whom he is acting for the government of the primary elections of the party, or if any judge or inspector of any primary election shall knowingly reject the vote of any person entitled to vote under the rules of such party or shall knowingly receive the vote of any person not qualified, or if any judge, inspector, clerk or any other officer of a primary election shall commit any willful fraud in the discharge of his duties by destroying or marking any ballot in any way before such ballot is delivered to the voter or by defacing ballots, adding marks to the poll by false counting, making false returns or by any act or thing whatsoever, he shall be guilty of a crime of the third degree.

Amended 2005, c.154, s.42.


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