Chapter 1. General Provisions of California Elections Code >> Division 18. >> Chapter 1.
This division applies to all elections.
Upon a conviction for any crime punishable by imprisonment
in any jail or prison, in relation to which no fine is herein
prescribed, the court may impose a fine on the offender not exceeding
one thousand dollars ($1,000) in cases of misdemeanors or up to
twenty-five thousand dollars ($25,000) in cases of felonies, in
addition to the imprisonment prescribed.
Every person charged with the performance of any duty under
any law of this state relating to elections, who willfully neglects
or refuses to perform it, or who, in his or her official capacity,
knowingly and fraudulently acts in contravention or violation of any
of those laws, is, unless a different punishment is prescribed by
this code, punishable by fine not exceeding one thousand dollars
($1,000) or by imprisonment pursuant to subdivision (h) of Section
1170 of the Penal Code for 16 months or two or three years, or by
both that fine and imprisonment.