Texas Election Code § 64.012. Illegal Voting

<Text of (a) effective until December 1, 2017>

(a) A person commits an offense if the person:

(1) votes or attempts to vote in an election in which the person knows the person is not eligible to vote;

(2) knowingly votes or attempts to vote more than once in an election;

(3) knowingly impersonates another person and votes or attempts to vote as the impersonated person;  or

(4) knowingly marks or attempts to mark another person's ballot without the consent of that person.

<Text of (a) effective December 1, 2017>

(a) A person commits an offense if the person:

(1) votes or attempts to vote in an election in which the person knows the person is not eligible to vote;

(2) knowingly votes or attempts to vote more than once in an election;

(3) knowingly votes or attempts to vote a ballot belonging to another person, or by impersonating another person;  or

(4) knowingly marks or attempts to mark any portion of another person's ballot without the consent of that person, or without specific direction from that person how to mark the ballot.

(b) An offense under this section is a felony of the second degree unless the person is convicted of an attempt.  In that case, the offense is a state jail felony.


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