Federal Judge Rules Against New Yorkers Taking Voting Booth Selfies: Too Late For 2016 Challenge

Victoria Bekiempis reports  in the Daily News this afternoon that a federal “judge has shot down three New Yorkers’ petition to snap ballot selfies on Election Day.

Manhattan Federal Judge P. Kevin Castel ruled Thursday it’s too late to change rules prohibiting ballot selfies.”

Legislation is expected to be introduced in the Legislature next January to change the New York law. The court case is also expected to continue.

A copy of the court’s decision can be read here: silberberg-decision


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