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(1) It is unlawful for a person to give or offer any consideration to an elector to induce the elector to vote for or against a measure.
(2) It is unlawful for a person to give or offer any consideration to an elector to induce the elector to sign or not sign a petition for a measure.
(3) It is unlawful for any person that pays or compensates another person for circulating a petition or for obtaining signatures on a petition to base the pay or compensation on the number of petitions circulated or the number of signatures obtained.
(4) It is unlawful for any person to solicit signatures on any petition under this chapter within one hundred fifty (150) feet of any polling place on any election day.
(5) It is unlawful for any person who circulates or causes to be circulated an initiative petition to obtain or attempt to obtain a person's signature (a) by intentionally misleading such person as to the substance or effect of the petition, or (b) by intentionally causing such person to be misled as to the substance or effect of the petition.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Mississippi Code Title 23. Elections § 23-17-57. Inducements to voters; unlawful acts relating to petitions - last updated January 01, 2018 | https://codes.findlaw.com/ms/title-23-elections/ms-code-sect-23-17-57.html
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