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Opening of envelope in presence of board of canVassers.

copy thereof or poll list shall be delivered as in this chapter provided, shall give a receipt therefor or to the judge or poll clerk from whom the same is received, and such receipt shall be filed by said judges or poll clerks in the office of the comptroller, or treasurer, as the case may be, before any payment for his services shall be made.

SEC. 52. The envelope delivered to the clerk of the city council shall be kept sealed, and shall not be opened until the same are produced before the board of canvassers, when they shall be opened for the canvassing of the returns, and when so opened the presiding officer of the said board shall mark each separate sheet of the statements with the initials of his name.

SEC. 53. The envelopes delivered to the county ty canvassers. clerk shall be kept sealed and unopened until the

same shall be required to be opened by the board of county canvassers, or other lawful authority, and, when so opened, the officer or person opening the same shall mark each separate sheet of the statement with the initials of his name.

SEC. 54. The board of county commissioners shall appoint three citizens to act as canvassers for said county under the supervision of the county clerk shall be the board of county canvassers; and it shall be their duty to finally canvass, declare and certify the result of every election hereafter held in the county. Such canvass, declaration and certification shall be made and couducted under the existing provisions of law not inconsistent with this chapter, so far as the same are applicable,

Same, by the board of coun

Board of county canvassers, of whom composed.

Sec. 55. If at any general registration of voters, Pepitration, or at any meeting of judges of election held for violated." such purpose or for a revision thereof as provided in this chapter, any person shall falsely personate an elector or other person, and register or attempt or offer to register in the name of such elector or other person; or if any person shall knowingly or fraudulently register, or offer, or attempt, or make application to register, in or under the name of any other person, or in or under any false, assumed or fictitious name, or in or under any name not his own; or shall knowingly or fraudulently register in two election districts; or having registered in one district, shall fraudulently attempt or offer to register in another, or shall fraudulently register, or attempt or offer to register at any election district not having a lawful right to register therein; or shall knowingly or willfully do any unlawful act to secure registration for himself or any other person; or shall knowingly, willfully or fraudulently, by false personation or otherwise, or by any unlawful means cause or procure, or attempt to cause or procure, the name of any qualified voter in any election district to be erased or stricken from any register of the voters of such district, made in pursuance of this chapter, or otherwise than is in this chapter provided; or by force, threat, menace, intimidation, bribery, reward or offer or promise thereof, or other unlawful means, prevent, hinder, or delay any. person having a lawful right to register or to be registered, from duly exercising such right; or who shall knowingly, willfully, or fraudulently compel

or induce or attempt or offer to compel or induce, by such means, or any unlawful means, any judge of election or other officer of registration any person not lawfully entitled to registration in such district, or to register any false, assumed or fictitious name, or any name of any person, except as provided in this chapter; or shall knowingly, or willfully, or fraudulently interfere with, hinder or delay any judge of election or other officer of registration in the discharge of his duties, or counsel, advise, or induce, or attempt to induce any such judge or other officer to refuse or neglect to comply with or to perform his duties, or to violate

any

law prescribing or regulating the same, or shall aid counsel, procure, or advise any voter, person, judge of election, or other officer of registration, to do any act of law forbidden, or in this chapter constituted an offense, or to omit to do any act by law directed to be done, every such person shall, upon conviction thereof, be adjudged guilty of a felony, and shall be punished by imprisonment in a state prison not less than one nor more than five years.

SEC. 56. If, at any election hereafter held in any city governed by the provisions of this act any person shall falsely personate any elector or other person, and vote, or attempt or offer to vote in or upon

the name of such elector or other persons, or shall vote or attempt to vote in or upon the name of any other person, whether living or dead, or in . or upon any false, assumed, or fictitious name, or in or upon any name not his own; or shall knowingly, willfully, or fraudulently vote more than once for

Violations declar da felony. Penalty.

Offences at elections, what are

any candidate for the same office, except as authorized by law, or shall vote or attempt or offer to vote in any election district without having a lawful right to vote therein, or vote more than once, or vote in more than one election district, or having once voted, shall vote or attempt, or offer to vote again; or shall knowingly, willfully, or fraudulently do an unlawful act to secure a right, or an opportunity to vote for himself or for

any
other

person, or shall by force, threat, menace, intimidation, bribery, or reward, or offer or promise thereof, or otherwise 'unlawfully, either directly or indirectly, influence any elector. in giving his vote, or prevent or hinder or attempt to prevent or hinder any qualified voter from freely exercising the rights of suffrage, or by any such means induce, or attempt to induce, any such voter to refuse to exercise any such right; or shall by any such means, or otherwise, compel or induce, or attempt to compel or induce, any judge of election or other officer of election in any election district, to receive the vote of any person not legally qualified or entitled to vote at said election in such district; or shall knowingly, willfully, or fraudulently interfere with, delay or hinder in any manner any judge of election, poll clerk, or other officer of election, in the discharge of his duties; or by any of such means or other unlawful means, knowingly, willfully or fraudulently counsel, advise, induce, or attempt to induce any judge of election, poll clerk, or other officer of election, whose duty it is to ascertain, proclaim, announce, or declare the result of

to be a felony.

any such election, or to give or make any certificate, document, report, return, or other evidence in relation thereto, to refuse to neglect to comply with his duty, or to violate any law regulating the same or to receive the vote of any person in any election district not entitled to vote therein, or refuse to re

ceive the vote of any person entitled to vote thereSame, declared in; or shall aid, counsel, or advise, procure, or as

sist any voter, person, or judge of election or other officer of election, to do any act by law forbidden, or in this chapter constituted an offense, or to omit to do any act by law directed to be done, every such person shall, upon conviction thereof, be adjudged guilty of a felony, and shall be punished for each and every such offense, by imprisonment in a state prison for not less than one year nor more than

five years.

Violations by poll clerks or judge declared a felony.

SEC. 57. If any poll clerk, or any judge of election performing the duties of poll clerk, shall willfully keep a false poll list, or shall knowingly insert in his poll list any false statement or any false statement or any name or statement, or any check, letter, or mark, except as in this chapter provided, he shall, upon conviction thereof, be adjudged guilty of a felony, and shall be punished by imprisonment in a state prison for not less than one nor more than five years.

Sec. 58. Every judge of election who shall willfully exclude any vote duly tendered, knowing that the person offering the same is lawfully entitled to vote at such election, or shall willfully receive a vote from any person who has been duly challenged

Shall exclude illegal votes and receive legal.

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