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What are California's voter fraud laws?

Corrupting the voting process could mean prison time.

Voter fraud is an almost nonexistent issue in elections.

We have already verified that millions of Californians DID NOT vote many times in the 2016 presidential election, contrary to President's Trump claim.

In fact, there were only 89 elections complaint cases in 2016. And that doesn't necessarily mean all those cases involved voter fraud and/or actual violations.

Nonetheless, messing with the voting process in California could mean years in prison or thousands of dollars in fines.

  • Committing and/or attempting to commit voter fraud: Up to three years in prison on this felony charge.
  • Tampering with a voting system: Up to four years in prison on this felony charge.
  • Changing or wrongfully placing ballots: A fine up to $1,000 or up to three years in prison.
  • Misleading a voter who needs assistance: Up to three years in prison on this felony charge.
  • Interfering with a vote-by-mail ballot: Up to six months in county jail and a fine up to $10,000 on this misdemeanor charge.