2010 Tennessee Code
Title 2 - Elections
Chapter 19 - Prohibited Practices
Part 1 - Prohibited Practices Generally
2-19-116 - Misrepresentations on campaign literature or sample ballots Penalty.

2-19-116. Misrepresentations on campaign literature or sample ballots Penalty.

(a)  No person shall print or cause to be printed or assist in the distribution or transportation of any facsimile of an official ballot, any unofficial sample ballot, writing, pamphlet, paper, photograph or other printed material which contains the endorsement of a particular candidate, group of candidates or proposition by an organization, group, candidate or other individual, whether existent or not, with the intent that the person receiving such printed material mistakenly believe that the endorsement of such candidate, candidates or proposition was made by an organization, group, candidate or entity other than the one or ones appearing on the printed material.

(b)  A violation of this section is a Class C misdemeanor.

[Acts 1972, ch. 740, § 1; T.C.A., § 2-1916; Acts 1983, ch. 458, § 1; 1989, ch. 591, § 113.]  

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