Use of official authority; coercion; candidacy; prohibitions.
A State or local officer or employee may not—
(a) Use his official authority or influence for the purpose of interfering with or affecting the result of an election or a nomination for office; or
(b) Directly or indirectly coerce, attempt to coerce, command, or advise a State or local officer or employee to pay, lend, or contribute anything of value to a political party, committee, organization, agency, or person for a political purpose.
(c) Be a candidate for elective public office in a partisan election.
[40 FR 42733, Sept. 16, 1975]
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