Section 17-13-75

Witnesses - Testifying as to vote.

Any person examined as a witness on a contest of a nomination may be required to answer as to whether he or she voted at the primary and touching his or her qualification to vote thereat and to answer for whom he or she voted in the race concerned in the contest. A person who swears falsely upon such contest to any material matter may be prosecuted for any perjury thereby committed, as defined by Section 13A-10-100; but if on such contest the person makes full and true answers, any of which may incriminate or tend to incriminate the person, the person shall not be prosecuted in any court, either for voting in the primary or for any offense committed and disclosed by the answers.

(Acts 1931, No. 56, p. 73; Code 1940, T. 17, §376; §17-16-75; amended and renumbered by Act 2006-570, p. 1331, §63.)