Federal Law Violations

Coercion and Intimidation
Persons must not intimidate, threaten or coerce any other person: for registering or voting; for urging or aiding persons in registering or voting; for purposes of interfering or influencing how a person chooses to vote or not vote; or for purposes of preventing a person from voting.   
42 U.S.C. 1971(b), 1973i(b), 1973gg-10(1); 18 U.S.C. 241, 242, 245, 594

False Information
Persons must not submit false information as to name, address or period of residence in a voting district for the purpose of establishing eligibility to register or vote in any election that includes a federal candidate.
42 U.S.C. 1973i(c), 15544(a); 18 U.S.C. 608(b)

Non-Citizens
Persons must not make any false statement or claim that they are citizens of the United States in order to register or vote in any Federal, State, or local election.  Penalties include fines and imprisonment.
42 U.S.C. 15544(b); 18 U.S.C. 611, 911, 1015(f)

Additionally, persons who are not U.S. citizens who unlawfully register to vote or unlawfully vote are subject to a variety of serious immigration consequences, such as:

  

Deportation
INA 237(a)(6) (8 U.S.C. 1227(a)(6))

 

Exclusion
INA 212(a)(10)(D) (8 U.S.C. 1182(a)(10)(D))

Payment
Persons must not accept payment for voting, registering to vote, withholding their vote, or voting for or against any candidate in any election that includes a federal candidate.
442 U.S.C. 1973i(c), 18 U.S.C. 597, 608(b)

State Law Violations

False Information
Willfully giving false information on a Voter Registration Application is a felony subject to a civil penalty of up to $20,000 in addition to any criminal penalties.
NRS 293.800(1) and NRS 293.840

Identification Fraud
Obtaining and using personal identifying information of another with the intent to commit an unlawful act is a felony.
NRS 205.463

Registering More Than Once
Being registered as a voter in more than one county at one time is unlawful and subject to a civil penalty of up to $20,000 in addition to any criminal penalties.
NRS 293.810 and NRS 293.840

Unqualified Applicants
Trying to register or actually registering to vote, knowing that you are not qualified to do so, or inducing, aiding or abetting these acts, is a felony subject to a civil penalty of up to $20,000 in addition to any criminal penalties.
NRS 293.800(4) and NRS 293.840

Last modified at 11/24/2015 13:27 by Bradley Mach