2013 South Carolina Code of Laws
Title 16 - Crimes and Offenses
CHAPTER 19 - GAMBLING AND LOTTERIES
SECTION 16-19-90. Betting on elections.


SC Code § 16-19-90 (2013) What's This?

Any person who shall make any bet or wager of money or wager of any other thing of value or shall have any share or part in any bet or wager of money or wager of any other thing of value upon any election in this State shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and, upon conviction, shall be fined in a sum not exceeding five hundred dollars and be imprisoned not exceeding one month.

HISTORY: 1962 Code Section 16-508; 1952 Code Section 16-508; 1942 Code Section 1740; 1932 Code Sections 1412, 1740; Cr. C. '22 Sections 347, 722; Cr. C. '12 Sections 358, 706; Cr. C. '02 Sections 271, 508; G. S. 1717, 2546; R. S. 235, 393; 1850 (12) 72; 1909 (26) 67.

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