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1-13-721. Receipt of money or jobs

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(1) It is a misdemeanor for any person, directly or indirectly, by himself or through any other person:

(a) Before or during an election provided by law, to receive, agree to accept, or contract for any money, gift, loan, or other valuable consideration, office, place, or employment, for himself or any other person, for voting or agreeing to vote, or for going or agreeing to go to the polls, or for remaining away or agreeing to remain away from the polls, or for refraining or agreeing to refrain from voting, or for voting or agreeing to vote or refraining or agreeing to refrain from voting for any particular person or measure at any election provided by law;

(b) During or after an election provided by law, to receive any money or other valuable thing on account of himself or any other person for voting or refraining from voting at such election, or on account of himself or any other person for voting or refraining from voting for any particular person at such election, or on account of himself or any other person for going to the polls or remaining away from the polls at such election, or on account of having induced any person to vote or refrain from voting for any particular person or measure at such election.

 

Source: L. 80: Entire article R&RE, p. 437, § 1, effective January 1, 1981.L. 82: IP(1) amended, p. 220, § 1, effective February 19.

Editor’s note: This section is similar to former § § 1-13-123 and 1-30-103 as they existed prior to 1980.

Cross references: For the penalty for offenses denominated by this code as misdemeanors, see § 1-13-111.
 
ANNOTATION

Law reviews. For note, “Voting on Company Time”, see 20 Rocky Mt. L. Rev. 417 (1948).
Definition [Person]

Any natural person, partnership, committee, association, corporation, labor organization, political party, or other organization or group of persons. Section 2(11) of article XXVIII of the state constitution.

Definition [Election]

Any election under the “Uniform Election Code of 1992” or the “Colorado Municipal Election Code of 1965”, article 10 of title 31, C.R.S. C.R.S. § 1-7.5-103.