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RCW 29A.84.620

Hindering or bribing voter.

Any person who uses menace, force, threat, or any unlawful means towards any voter to hinder or deter such a voter from voting, or directly or indirectly offers any bribe, reward, or any thing of value to a voter in exchange for the voter's vote for or against any person or ballot measure, or authorizes any person to do so, is guilty of a class C felony punishable under RCW 9A.20.021.

[2003 c 111 § 2128. Prior: 1991 c 81 § 5; 1965 c 9 § 29.85.060; prior: (i) 1911 c 89 § 1, part; Code 1881 § 904; 1873 p 204 § 103; 1854 p 93 § 94; RRS § 5386. (ii) 1911 c 89 § 1, part; 1901 c 142 § 1; Code 1881 § 909; 1873 p 205 § 106; 1865 p 50 § 1; 1854 p 93 § 97; RRS § 5388. Formerly RCW 29.85.060.]

Notes:

     Effective date -- 1991 c 81: See note following RCW 29A.84.540.