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Section 168.944

Act 116 of 1954

168.944 False designation of incumbency; misdemeanor.

Sec. 944.

Any person who advertises or uses in any campaign material, including radio, television, newspapers, circulars, cards, or stationery, the words incumbent, re-elect, re-election, or otherwise indicates, represents, or gives the impression that a candidate for public office is the incumbent, when in fact the candidate is not the incumbent, is guilty of a misdemeanor punishable as provided in section 934.

History: Add. 1959, Act 109, Eff. Mar. 19, 1960 ;-- Am. 1963, Act 155, Eff. Sept. 6, 1963 ;-- Am. 1996, Act 583, Eff. Mar. 31, 1997
Popular Name: Election Code

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