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- Alaska Statutes.
- Title 15. Elections
- Chapter 56. Election Offenses, Corrupt Practices, and Penalties
- Section 25. Telephone Campaign Misconduct.
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. Campaign Misconduct in the Second Degree. [Repealed, Sec. 28 Ch 48 SLA 1996].
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. Unlawful Interference With Voting in the First Degree.
AS 15.56.025. Telephone Campaign Misconduct.
- (a) A person commits the crime of telephone campaign misconduct if the person makes a statement about a candidate
- (1) as part of an organized telephone poll or organized series of calls to convince potential voters concerning the
outcome of an election;
- (2) that the person knows to be false; and
- (3) that the person intends to affect the outcome of the election.
- (b) Violation of this section is a corrupt practice. However, notwithstanding AS 15.20.540
, only a defeated candidate may contest the nomination or election of a person for violation of this section.
- (c) Telephone campaign misconduct is a class A misdemeanor.
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