§ 17-100 Definitions
§ 17-102 Misdemeanors At, or in Connection With, Primary Elections, Caucuses, Enrollment in Political Parties, Committees, and Conventions
§ 17-104 False Registration
§ 17-106 Misconduct of Election Officers
§ 17-108 False Affidavits; Mutilation, Destruction or Loss of Registry List or Affidavits
§ 17-110 Misdemeanors Concerning Police Commissioners or Officers or Members of Any Police Force
§ 17-112 Soliciting Media Support
§ 17-114 Failure to Furnish Information; False Information
§ 17-116 Removal, Mutilation or Destruction of Election Booths, Supplies, Poll-Lists or Cards of Instruction
§ 17-118 Refusal to Permit Employees to Attend Election
§ 17-120 Misconduct in Relation to Certificate of Nomination and Official Ballot
§ 17-122 Misconduct in Relation to Petitions
§ 17-124 Failure to Deliver Official Ballots
§ 17-126 Misconduct of Election Officers
§ 17-128 Violations of Election Law by Public Officer or Employee
§ 17-130 Misdemeanor in Relation to Elections
§ 17-132 Illegal Voting
§ 17-134 Unlawful Use of Pasters
§ 17-136 False Returns; Unlawful Acts Respecting Returns
§ 17-140 Furnishing Money or Entertainment to Induce Attendance At Polls
§ 17-142 Giving Consideration for Franchise
§ 17-144 Receiving Consideration for Franchise
§ 17-146 Offender a Competent Witness; Witnesses’ Immunity
§ 17-148 Bribery or Intimidation of Elector in Military Service of United States
§ 17-150 Duress and Intimidation of Voters
§ 17-152 Conspiracy to Promote or Prevent Election
§ 17-154 Pernicious Political Activities
§ 17-156 Political Assessments
§ 17-160 Procuring Fraudulent Documents in Order to Vote
§ 17-162 Judicial Candidates Not to Contribute
§ 17-164 Political Contributions by Owners of Polling Places Prohibited
§ 17-166 Penalty
§ 17-168 Crimes Against the Elective Franchise Not Otherwise Provided For
§ 17-170 Destroying or Delaying Election Returns

Terms Used In New York Laws > Election > Article 17 - Violations of the Elective Franchise

  • Advice and consent: Under the Constitution, presidential nominations for executive and judicial posts take effect only when confirmed by the Senate, and international treaties become effective only when the Senate approves them by a two-thirds vote.
  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • Bequest: Property gifted by will.
  • candidate: shall be deemed to apply to any person seeking a nomination, designation, or election to a public office or party office. See N.Y. Election Law 17-100
  • Caucus: From the Algonquian Indian language, a caucus meant "to meet together." An informal organization of members of the legislature that exists to discuss issues of mutual concern and possibly to perform legislative research and policy planning for its members. There are regional, political or ideological, ethnic, and economic-based caucuses.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Devise: To gift property by will.
  • election: as used in this article shall be deemed to apply to and include all general, special and primary elections, unofficial primaries and all local elections relating to candidates, ballot proposals, proceedings for the nominations of candidates by petition, and all elections held pursuant to Article 52A of the education law. See N.Y. Election Law 17-100
  • Equitable: Pertaining to civil suits in "equity" rather than in "law." In English legal history, the courts of "law" could order the payment of damages and could afford no other remedy. See damages. A separate court of "equity" could order someone to do something or to cease to do something. See, e.g., injunction. In American jurisprudence, the federal courts have both legal and equitable power, but the distinction is still an important one. For example, a trial by jury is normally available in "law" cases but not in "equity" cases. Source: U.S. Courts
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Grand jury: agreement providing that a lender will delay exercising its rights (in the case of a mortgage,
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • public officer: as used in this article shall be deemed to apply to any person who holds an elective or appointive office of the state, separate authority or any political subdivision of the state with authority to supervise other personnel within such subdivisions. See N.Y. Election Law 17-100
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • Tort: A civil wrong or breach of a duty to another person, as outlined by law. A very common tort is negligent operation of a motor vehicle that results in property damage and personal injury in an automobile accident.