Falsification of Election Results

Falsification of Election Results in Europe

Falsification of Election Results in Germany

Provisions relating to falsification of election results 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 107a Falsification of election results, which reads: (1) Whosoever votes without being entitled thereto or otherwise causes an incorrect election result or falsifies the result, shall be liable to imprisonment of not more than five years or a fine. (2) Whosoever incorrectly announces an election result or causes it to be incorrectly announced shall incur the same liability. (3) The attempt shall be punishable.

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  1. The content of the translated German penal code in relation to falsification of election results is current as of 2010

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