6.1204 Penalties-Disqualification or removal from office-Notice of conviction.

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A person found guilty of an election fraud shall be sentenced upon conviction as for a class A misdemeanor. In addition to the punishment, the person shall be disqualified from voting and from being elected to, holding or occupying any office, elective or appointive. If the person convicted holds any office, either elective or appointive, at the time of the conviction, the office shall at once and without mention in the sentence or other proceeding be vacated by the conviction. The judge before whom the conviction is had shall immediately transmit to the Chief Election Officer the name of the person, the offense of which he has been convicted and the sentence of the court.

History: 1977, PL 15-42 § l; amd 1980, PL 16-90 § 42.

Amendments: 1980 Amended to conform to penalties provided for in Title 46, Criminal Justice.