1. The Laws of New York
  2. Consolidated Laws
  3. Election
  4. Article 17: Violations of the Elective Franchise


Section 17-126 Misconduct of election officers

Election (ELN)

Any election officer who:

  1. Reveals to another person the name of any candidate for whom a voter has voted;

  2. Communicates to another person his opinion, belief or impression as to how or for whom a voter has voted; or,

  3. Places a mark upon a ballot, or does any other act by which one ballot can be distinguished from another or can be identified; or,

  4. Before the closing of the polls, unfolds a ballot that a voter has prepared for voting, is guilty of a misdemeanor.