N.Y. Election Law Section 17-106
Misconduct of election officers


Any election officer who wilfully refuses to accord to any duly accredited watcher or to any voter or candidate any right given him by this chapter, or who wilfully violates any provision of the election law relative to the registration of electors or to the taking, recording, counting, canvassing, tallying or certifying of votes, or who wilfully neglects or refuses to perform any duty imposed on him by law, or is guilty of any fraud in the execution of the duties of his office, or connives in any electoral fraud, or knowingly permits any such fraud to be practiced, is guilty of a felony.

Source: Section 17-106 — Misconduct of election officers, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/ELN/17-106 (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Mar. 2, 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:
Mar. 2, 2024

Last modified:
Sep. 22, 2014

§ 17-106’s source at nysenate​.gov

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