Deceiving Voters

Deceiving Voters in Europe

Deceiving Voters in Germany

Provisions relating to deceiving voters in the German Criminal Code [1]: This criminal issue is covered by Chapter Four, under the heading “Offences Against Constitutional Organs and in the Context of Elections and Ballots,” located in Section 108a Deceiving voters, which reads: (1) Whosoever through deception causes another to be mistaken as to the content of his declaration upon casting his vote or to vote against his will or invalidly, shall be liable to imprisonment of not more than two years or a fine. (2) The attempt shall be punishable.



  1. The content of the translated German penal code in relation to deceiving voters is current as of 2010

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