Section 11-44-99


Published: 2015

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Section 11-44-99

Section 11-44-99Payment, etc., of persons to solicit votes; acceptance of pay, etc., to solicit votes.

It shall be unlawful for any candidate for commissioner or for any other person in his behalf to hire or pay or agree to pay any person to solicit votes at the polls on election day, and unlawful for any person to accept such hire or make said contract for pay to solicit votes for any candidate for commissioner, and any person violating this section shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and may be punished by a fine of not less than $100.00 nor more than $500.00 for each offense, and the candidate violating this section shall thereby be disqualified and rendered ineligible for the office sought.

(Acts 1911, No. 281, p. 330; Code 1940, T. 37, §113.)