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Section 3599.31 | Failure of officer of law to assist election officers.


No officer of the law shall fail to obey forthwith an order of the voting location manager and aid in enforcing a lawful order of the voting location manager at an election, against persons unlawfully congregating or loitering within one hundred feet of a polling place, hindering or delaying an elector from reaching or leaving the polling place, soliciting or attempting, within one hundred feet of the polling place, to influence an elector in casting the elector's vote, or interfering with the registration of voters or casting and counting of the ballots.

Whoever violates this section is guilty of a misdemeanor of the first degree.

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