Pursuant to Elections Code Section 18370 no person on election day shall, within 100 feet of a polling place:

  • Circulate an initiative, referendum, recall or nomination petition or any other petition.
  • Solicit a vote or speak to a voter on the subject of marking his ballot.
  • Place a sign relating to voters' qualifications or speak to a voter on the subject of his/her qualifications except as provided in Section 14240.
  • Do any electioneering

As used in this section A100 feet from a polling place" shall mean a distance of 100 feet from the room or rooms in which voters are signing the roster and casting ballots.

Elections Code Section 18541 provides that any person who violates the above provisions is punishable by imprisonment in county jail for not more than 12 months or state prison. Any person who conspires to violate this section is guilty of a felony.

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