§24.2-1005.1. Communication of false information to registered voter


Published: 2015

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§ 24.2-1005.1. Communication of false information to registered voter.

A. It shall be unlawful for any person to communicate to a registered voter, by any means, false information, knowing the same to be false, intended to impede the voter in the exercise of his right to vote. The provisions of this section shall apply to information only about the date, time, and place of the election or the voter's precinct, polling place, or voter registration status.
B. Any person who violates the provisions of this section shall be guilty of a Class 1 misdemeanor.
C. A violation of this section may be prosecuted either in the jurisdiction from which the communication was made or in the jurisdiction in which the communication was received.
2007, c. 313.