Section 11-44-97


Published: 2015

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Section 11-44-97

Section 11-44-97Use of influence or contribution of money, etc., in elections for commissioners by municipal officers or employees.

Any officer or employee of such city or town who, by solicitation or otherwise, shall exert his influence, directly or indirectly, to influence other officers or employees of such city or town to favor any particular person or candidate for office as commissioner of said city or town, or who shall in any manner contribute money, labor, or other valuable thing to aid in the election of any person as commissioner of said city or town, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and, upon conviction, shall be punished by a fine of not less than $100.00 nor more than $500.00, and may also be imprisoned in the county jail for a term not exceeding 60 days.

(Acts 1911, No. 281, p. 330; Code 1940, T. 37, §108.)