(a) (1) A person, including a candidate for office, may not give or directly or indirectly promise a gift or reward to secure a vote or a ballot at an election under the Constitution and laws of the State.
(2) A person may not keep or allow to be kept a house or other accommodation in the State on an election day where, before the close of the election, the person, at the person’s expense, gratuitously provides alcoholic beverages to voters.
(b) A person who violates this section is guilty of a misdemeanor and on conviction is subject to:
(1) imprisonment not exceeding 6 months or a fine not exceeding $500 or both; and
(2) any other penalties applicable under the Constitution.