N.Y. Election Law Section 17-100
Definitions


1.

The word “election” as used in this article shall be deemed to apply to and include all general, special and primary elections, unofficial primaries and all local elections relating to candidates, ballot proposals, proceedings for the nominations of candidates by petition, and all elections held pursuant to Article 52A of the education law.

2.

The word “candidate” shall be deemed to apply to any person seeking a nomination, designation, or election to a public office or party office.

3.

The term “election officer” shall mean any person who, pursuant to the provisions of this chapter, performs any duty or function in the electoral process.

4.

The term “public officer” as used in this article shall be deemed to apply to any person who holds an elective or appointive office of the state, separate authority or any political subdivision of the state with authority to supervise other personnel within such subdivisions. The term “public employee” shall be deemed to apply to all other personnel of the state or such authorities or subdivisions.

Source: Section 17-100 — Definitions, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/ELN/17-100 (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Jun. 22, 2024).

17‑100
Definitions
17‑102
Misdemeanors at, or in connection with, primary elections, caucuses, enrollment in political parties, committees, and conventions
17‑104
False registration
17‑106
Misconduct of election officers
17‑108
False affidavits
17‑110
Misdemeanors concerning police commissioners or officers or members of any police force
17‑112
Soliciting media support
17‑114
Failure to furnish information
17‑116
Removal, mutilation or destruction of election booths, supplies, poll-lists or cards of instruction
17‑118
Refusal to permit employees to attend election
17‑120
Misconduct in relation to certificate of nomination and official ballot
17‑122
Misconduct in relation to petitions
17‑124
Failure to deliver official ballots
17‑126
Misconduct of election officers
17‑128
Violations of election law by public officer or employee
17‑130
Misdemeanor in relation to elections
17‑132
Illegal voting
17‑134
Unlawful use of pasters
17‑136
False returns
17‑140
Furnishing money or entertainment to induce attendance at polls
17‑142
Giving consideration for franchise
17‑144
Receiving consideration for franchise
17‑146
Offender a competent witness
17‑148
Bribery or intimidation of elector in military service of United States
17‑150
Duress and intimidation of voters
17‑152
Conspiracy to promote or prevent election
17‑154
Pernicious political activities
17‑156
Political assessments
17‑160
Procuring fraudulent documents in order to vote
17‑162
Judicial candidates not to contribute
17‑164
Political contributions by owners of polling places prohibited
17‑166
Penalty
17‑168
Crimes against the elective franchise not otherwise provided for
17‑170
Destroying or delaying election returns

Accessed:
Jun. 22, 2024

Last modified:
Sep. 22, 2014

§ 17-100’s source at nysenate​.gov

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