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- Alaska Statutes.
- Title 15. Elections
- Chapter 56. Election Offenses, Corrupt Practices, and Penalties
- Section 14. Campaign Misconduct in the Second Degree..
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AS 15.56.014. Campaign Misconduct in the Second Degree..
- (a) A person commits the crime of campaign misconduct in the second degree if the person
- (1) knowingly circulates or has written, printed or circulated a letter, circular, or publication relating to an election,
to a candidate at an election, or an election proposition or question without the name and address of the author
appearing on its face;
- (2) except as provided by AS 15.13.090
(b), knowingly prints or publishes an advertisement, billboard, placard, poster, handbill, paid-for television or radio
announcement, or communication, as that term is defined in AS 15.13.400
, intended to influence the election of a candidate or outcome of a ballot proposition or question without the words
"paid for by" followed by the name and address of the candidate, group, or individual paying for the advertising or
communication and, if a candidate or group, with the name of the campaign chair;
- (3) knowingly makes a communication, as that term is defined in AS 15.13.400,
- (A) containing false factual information relating to a candidate for an election;
- (B) that the person knows to be false; and
- (C) that would provoke a reasonable person under the circumstances to a breach of the peace or that a reasonable person
would construe as damaging to the candidate's reputation for honesty or integrity, or to the candidate's qualifications
to serve if elected to office.
- (b) Violation of this section is a corrupt practice.
- (c) Campaign misconduct in the second degree is a class B misdemeanor.
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