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2013 Minnesota Statutes

204C.14 UNLAWFUL VOTING; PENALTY.

Subdivision 1.Violations; penalty.

No individual shall intentionally:

(a) misrepresent the individual's identity in applying for a ballot, depositing a ballot in a ballot box or attempting to vote by means of a voting machine or electronic voting system;

(b) vote more than once at the same election;

(c) put a ballot in a ballot box for any illegal purpose;

(d) give more than one ballot of the same kind to an election judge to be placed in a ballot box;

(e) aid, abet, counsel or procure another to go into any precinct for the purpose of voting in that precinct, knowing that the other individual is not eligible to vote in that precinct; or

(f) aid, abet, counsel or procure another to do any act in violation of this section.

A violation of this section is a felony.

Subd. 2.Signature on roster as evidence of intent.

For purposes of proving a violation of this section, the signature of an individual on a polling place roster is prima facie evidence of the intent of the individual to vote at that election.

History:

1981 c 29 art 5 s 14; 1986 c 444; 2013 c 131 art 2 s 32; art 3 s 5

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