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The 189th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Section 19: False certificates of election results

Section 19. A city or town clerk, precinct clerk, election commissioner, mayor, alderman, selectman or other officer, who wilfully signs or issues a certificate not in accordance with the result of an election as appearing by the records and copies of records of votes cast, or by a recount of votes, shall be punished by imprisonment for not more than one year.