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Federal Appeals Court Strikes Down Ballot Selfie Ban

Score one for democracy! On Wednesday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 1 st Circuit invalidated New Hampshire’s ballot selfie ban, holding that the prohibition on photographing and publicizing one’s ballot violates the First Amendment. Two federal judges have already ruled that ballot selfie bans, which at least 25 states have adopted, violate constitutionally protected freedom of expression.
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