§ 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

  • affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • 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
  • election officer: shall mean any person who, pursuant to the provisions of this chapter, performs any duty or function in the electoral process. See N.Y. Election Law 17-100
  • evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • 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,
  • misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • oath: A promise to tell the truth.
  • 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.
  • trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.