2019 Tennessee Code
Title 2 - Elections
Chapter 19 - Prohibited Practices
Part 1 - Prohibited Practices Generally
§ 2-19-101. Interfering with nominating meeting or election.

Universal Citation: TN Code § 2-19-101 (2019)
  • 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.

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