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Don't Even Think of Taking a Selfie in a WVa Voting Booth

It's technically illegal, and they'll (somehow) be watching

(Newser) - If you want to share your voting experience on social media, you'll have to find some way other than taking a photo in the voting booth in West Virginia: Natalie Tennant, the secretary of state there, says such selfies are forbidden, the AP reports. The Charleston Gazette-Mail points out... More »

One Man's Vote: Right Makes Rite

Scribe ruminates on participating in the democratic process, New York style

(Newser) - Roger Angell has an almost religious view of the act of voting, and he shares it in the New Yorker. His experience might seem odd to voters outside New York, where touch screens are more prevalent, but the curtain, of “material and stiffness unknown elsewhere,” gives Angell a... More »

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