Supporting documentation for Resolution 4—
Supporting documentation for Resolution 4–2014 State Convention of the Constitution Party of Idaho
North Carolina Statues
§ 163‑212. Penalty for failure of presidential elector to attend and vote.
Any presidential elector having previously signified his consent to serve as such, who fails to attend and vote for the candidate of the political party which nominated such elector, for President and Vice‑President of the United States at the time and place directed in G.S. 163‑210 (except in case of sickness or other unavoidable accident) shall forfeit and pay to the State five hundred dollars ($500.00), to be recovered by the Attorney General in the Superior Court of Wake County. In addition to such forfeiture, refusal or failure to vote for the candidates of the political party which nominated such elector shall constitute a resignation from the office of elector, his vote shall not be recorded, and the remaining electors shall forthwith fill such vacancy as hereinbefore provided.
The clear proceeds of forfeitures provided for in this section shall be remitted to the Civil Penalty and Forfeiture Fund in accordance with G.S. 115C‑457.2. (1901, c. 89, s. 83; Rev., s. 4375; C.S., s. 6013; 1933, c. 165, s. 11; 1967, c. 775, s. 1; 1969, c. 949, s. 3; 1998‑215, s. 131.)
New Mecixo Statutes
§1-15-9 Presidential electors; penalty. (1969)
A. All presidential electors shall cast their ballots in the electoral college for the candidates of the political party which nominated them as presidential electors.
B. Any presidential elector who casts his ballot in violation of the provisions contained in Subsection A of this section is guilty of a fourth degree felony.
History: 1953 Comp., § 3-15-9, enacted by Laws 1969, ch. 240, § 359.