2013 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 19 - ELECTIONS
Section 19:34-3 - Ballots; offenses concerning printing, distribution, possession and forgery thereof.


NJ Rev Stat § 19:34-3 (2013) What's This?

19:34-3 Ballots; offenses concerning printing, distribution, possession and forgery thereof.

19:34-3. If any printer employed by any county or municipal clerk to print official ballots, or any person engaged in printing the same, shall appropriate to himself or give or deliver or knowingly permit to be taken any of such ballots by any other person than such county or municipal clerk or his duly authorized agent, or shall print or cause to be printed any official ballot in any other form than that prescribed by the county or municipal clerk, or with any other names thereon, or with the names spelled or the names or printing thereon arranged in any other way than that authorized and directed by this title, the person so offending shall be guilty of a crime of the third degree.

If any person not authorized by the proper officers shall print or make any official or sample ballot provided for in this title, or on or prior to election day shall willfully have in his possession an official ballot without being authorized by this title to have charge or possession thereof, the person so offending shall be guilty of a crime of the third degree.

If any person shall forge or falsely make any ballot or the official indorsement thereof, the person so offending shall be guilty of a crime of the third degree.

Amended 2005, c.154, s.23.


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