Canvassing the Lists of Qualified Electors

SECTION 17-10-19

§ 17-10-19. False entry or erasure with intent to change voting rights.

Every person who, at any time, willfully or fraudulently adds a name to a list of voters or erases any name from the list after the list has been corrected for certification pursuant to law, or makes an entry in the registry book or on an original or duplicate card with the intent to permit a person to vote who is not qualified to vote, or to deprive a qualified elector of his or her right to vote, shall be guilty of a felony.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1951 (s.s.), ch. 2870, § 31; G.L. 1956, § 17-10-41; G.L. 1956, § 17-10-20; P.L. 1958, ch. 18, § 1; P.L. 1978, ch. 201, § 7; P.L. 1978, ch. 203, § 1: G.L., § 17-10-19.)