2013 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 19 - ELECTIONS
Section 19:34-38 - Certain expenditures prohibited

NJ Rev Stat § 19:34-38 (2013) What's This?

19:34-38. Certain expenditures prohibited
No person shall pay, lend or contribute, or offer or agree to pay, lend or contribute, any money or other valuable consideration to or for any person for any of the following:

a. The doing or procuring to be done of any act forbidden to be done by the laws relating to primary or general elections; or

b. The commission of any crime or offense against the elective franchise, or the encouragement or assistance of a person in the commission of a crime or offense against the elective franchise, or aiding or assisting any person charged with the commission of a crime against the elective franchise to evade arrest or to escape conviction and punishment; or

c. Providing, wholly or in part, directly or indirectly, for the expense of boarding, lodging or maintaining a person in any place of domicile in any election precinct or ward or district, with the purpose of securing the vote of such person, or of inducing such person to vote for himself, or any other person at an election; or

d. The hiring or employment of a person to take or maintain a place in, or to otherwise obstruct or hinder, or to prevent the forming of the line of voters awaiting their opportunity or time to enter the polling place or election booth of an election precinct; or

e. In consideration of any person withdrawing as a candidate for public office or presidential elector, at any election; or

f. To pay any person for loss or damage due to attendance at the polls at any primary or general or charter election, or any registry therefor, or for the purpose of such registration; or

g. For any purpose in contravention of the provisions of this Title; or

h. Making any payment except in the manner provided by this Title.

Amended by L.1940, c. 199, p. 854, s. 10; L.1948, c. 438, p. 1705, s. 19; L.1963, c. 57, s. 1.

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