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AB-894 Candidates’ statements: false statements.(2017-2018)



SECTION 1.

 Section 18351 of the Elections Code is amended to read:

18351.
 Any  It is unlawful for a  candidate in an election election,  or an  incumbent in a recall election who election, to  knowingly makes make  a false statement of a material fact in a candidate’s statement, prepared pursuant to Section 11327 or 13307, with the intent to mislead the voters in connection with his or her campaign for nomination or election to a nonpartisan office is punishable by  office. A candidate or incumbent who is convicted of violating this section shall pay  a fine not to exceed one five  thousand dollars ($1,000). ($5,000).