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The 189th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Section 15: Reading or showing names selected on ballots during election

Section 15. A presiding officer who, at a town election at which official ballots are not used, before the polls are closed and without the consent of a voter, reads or examines or permits to be read or examined, the names written or printed on the ballot of such voter, in order to ascertain the persons voted for by him, shall be punished by a fine of not more than one hundred dollars.