Section 17-17-50

Holding, participating in, etc., illegal meetings for purpose of nominating candidates or selecting delegates to convention.

Any person or persons who shall hold, attend, or participate in the holding of any meeting for the purpose of nominating a candidate or candidates for public office, to be voted for at any general election in Alabama, or for the purpose of electing delegates or other representatives to any convention which may select such candidates for public office, at any time or place other than as provided for in Chapter 13, or who shall otherwise violate the laws of this state regulating mass meetings or beat meetings, shall be guilty, upon conviction, of a Class C misdemeanor.

This section shall not apply where a special election is called for the election of a public officer for which the party has no candidate or where, by death, resignation, or otherwise, a vacancy has occurred in any nomination made by such party. This shall not apply to municipal elections.

(Act 2006-570, p. 1331, §88.)