Any person who in any manner interferes with the officers holding an election or conducting a canvass, or with the voters lawfully exercising their rights of voting at an election, as to prevent the election or canvass from being fairly held and lawfully conducted, is punishable by imprisonment pursuant to subdivision (h) of § 1170 of the Penal Code for 16 months or two or three years.
(Amended by Stats. 2011, Ch. 15, Sec. 71. (AB 109) Effective April 4, 2011. Operative October 1, 2011, by Sec. 636 of Ch. 15, as amended by Stats. 2011, Ch. 39, Sec. 68.)
Terms Used In California Elections Code 18502
- Election: means any election including a primary that is provided for under this code. See California Elections Code 318