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Secretary of State Reminds Georgia Businesses About ‘Gifts’ for Voting
Atlanta – Secretary of State Karen Handel reminds Georgia businesses and attractions offering ‘gifts’ for voting in tomorrow’s General Election that it is prohibited under Georgia law.
Georgia Code Section 21-2-570 states:
Any person who gives or receives, or offers to give or receive, or participates in the giving or receiving of money or gifts for the purpose of registering as a voter, voting, or voting for a particular candidate in any primary or election shall be guilty of a felony.
Business are free to offer ‘Election Day’ specials or sales for all of its customers but gifts, incentives or specials just for voters is prohibited under this provision.