2010 Tennessee Code
Title 2 - Elections
Chapter 19 - Prohibited Practices
Part 1 - Prohibited Practices Generally
2-19-101 - Interfering with nominating meeting or election.

2-19-101. Interfering with nominating meeting or election.

A person commits a Class A misdemeanor if such person:

     (1)  Breaks up or attempts to break up any legally authorized political party nominating meeting or any election by force or violence;

     (2)  Assaults or attempts to assault the persons conducting the meeting or the election officials;

     (3)  Destroys or carries away or attempts to destroy or carry away a ballot box or voting machine; or

     (4)  Uses force or violence in any other way to prevent the fair and lawful conduct of the nominating meeting or election.

[Acts 1972, ch. 740, § 1; T.C.A., § 2-1901; Acts 1989, ch. 591, § 113; 1999, ch. 216, § 1.]  

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