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SECTION 17-170
Destroying or delaying election returns
Election (ELN) CHAPTER 17, ARTICLE 17
§ 17-170. Destroying or delaying election returns. A messenger
appointed by authority of law to receive and carry a report, certificate
or certified copy of any statement relating to the result of any
election, who wilfully mutilates, tears, defaces, obliterates or
destroys the same, or does any other act which prevents the delivery of
it as required by law; and a person who takes away from such messenger
any such report, certificate or certified copy, with intent to prevent
its delivery, or who wilfully does any injury or other act in this
section specified, is guilty of a felony.