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SB 977 - Increases the Punishment for Fraudulent Absentee Voting - Michigan Key Vote

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Title: Increases the Punishment for Fraudulent Absentee Voting

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to concur with Senate amendments and pass a bill that increases the punishment of filling out multiple absentee ballot requests, providing false information on a mail-in ballot, or forging a signature on a ballot to a felony and/or a fine of up to $1,000.

Highlights:

 

  • Specifies that any person is guilty of a felony if they knowingly do one of the following: (Sec 759);

    • Submits an absent voter ballot with false information or a forged signature;

    • Fills and submits an absent voter ballot with intent to obtain multiple voter ballots; or

    • Submits an absent voter ballot using another person’s name.

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Title: Increases the Punishment for Fraudulent Absentee Voting

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to amend and pass a bill that increases the punishment of filling out multiple absentee ballot requests, providing false information on a mail-in ballot, or forging a signature on a ballot to a felony and/or a fine of up to $1,000.

Highlights:

 

  • Specifies that any person is guilty of a felony if they knowingly do one of the following: (Sec 759);

    • Submits an absent voter ballot with false information or a forged signature;

    • Fills and submits an absent voter ballot with intent to obtain multiple voter ballots; or

    • Submits an absent voter ballot using another person’s name.

Title: Increases the Punishment for Fraudulent Absentee Voting

Title: Increases the Punishment for Fraudulent Absentee Voting

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