By Greg Bluestein, Daniel Malloy and Jim Galloway
Republican activist and attorney Jason Shepherd has put out a warning to friends: Take no selfies while voting. From a piece he’s posted here:
Georgia law prohibits the use of cameras during much of the voting process. Taking a selfie while voting or outside the door of a polling place holding up a bumper sticker for the candidate you are voting for, or a photo of your ballot could put you in violation of the code.
The Official Code of Georgia Annotated (O.C.G.A.) Section 21-2-413(e) states, “No person shall use photographic or other electronic monitoring or recording devices, cameras, or cellular telephones while such person is in a polling place while voting is taking place.”
Cameras, Shepherd says, can be used for voter intimidation or by someone who has been paid for his vote — and needs to document the transaction.
Read the full article here: http://politics.blog.ajc.com/2014/10/24/the-first-of-three-friday-polls-cnn-says-michelle-nunn-nathan-deal-leading-races/