Texas Statute Under Which Crystal Mason Was Convicted

weekly gavel texas illegal voting
Sec. 64.012. ILLEGAL VOTING. (a) A person commits an offense if the person:
(1) votes or attempts to vote in an election in which the person knows the person is not eligible to vote;
(2) knowingly votes or attempts to vote more than once in an election;
(3) knowingly votes or attempts to vote a ballot belonging to another person, or by impersonating another person; or
(4) knowingly marks or attempts to mark any portion of another person's ballot without the consent of that person, or without specific direction from that person how to mark the ballot.
(b) An offense under this section is a felony of the second degree unless the person is convicted of an attempt. In that case, the offense is a state jail felony.
Acts 1985, 69th Leg., ch. 211, Sec. 1, eff. Jan. 1, 1986. Amended by Acts 1997, 75th Leg., ch. 864, Sec. 63, eff. Sept. 1, 1997; Acts 2003, 78th Leg., ch. 393, Sec. 3, eff. Sept. 1, 2003.
Amended by:
Acts 2011, 82nd Leg., R.S., Ch. 123 (S.B. 14), Sec. 16, eff. January 1, 2012.
Acts 2017, 85th Leg., 1st C.S., Ch. 1 (S.B. 5), Sec. 1, eff. December 1, 2017.

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