Article 2. Political Party Caucuses of California Elections Code >> Division 18. >> Chapter 4. >> Article 2.
A person shall not directly or through any other person pay
or receive any money or other valuable consideration before, during,
or after an election in order to reward any person or as a reward for
voting for or against or agreeing to vote for or against the
election or endorsement of any other person as the nominee or
candidate of any caucus, convention, organized assemblage of
delegates, or other body representing or claiming to represent a
political party, candidate, or principle, or any club, society, or
association. A violation of this section shall be punishable by
imprisonment pursuant to subdivision (h) of Section 1170 of the Penal
Code for 16 months or two or three years.
Every person is punishable by imprisonment pursuant to
subdivision (h) of Section 1170 of the Penal Code for 16 months or
two or three years who:
(a) Gives or offers a bribe to any officer or member of any
political convention, committee, or political gathering of any kind,
held for the purpose of nominating candidates for offices of honor,
trust, or profit in this state, with intent to influence the person
to whom the bribe is given or offered to be more favorable to one
candidate than another.
(b) Being a member of any of the bodies mentioned in this section
receives or offers to receive any bribe described in subdivision (a).