12.05 12.05 False representations affecting elections. No person may knowingly make or publish, or cause to be made or published, a false representation pertaining to a candidate or referendum which is intended or tends to affect voting at an election.
12.05 History History: 1973 c. 334; 1993 a. 175.
12.05 Annotation A violation of this section does not constitute defamation per se. Tatur v. Solsrud, 174 Wis. 2d 735, 498 N.W.2d 232 (1993).
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2015-16 Wisconsin Statutes updated through 2017 Wis. Act 10 and all Supreme Court and Controlled Substances Board Orders effective on or before June 12, 2017. Published and certified under s. 35.18. Changes effective after June 12, 2017 are designated by NOTES. (Published 6-12-17)