Hoosiers headed to the polls Tuesday will be able to snap a picture of their ballot after a federal judge last month halted a new law banning such photos. But, the law’s author doesn’t want to give up the fight to prohibit so-called ballot selfies.
The state said its law banning people from taking pictures of their ballot – whether filled out or not – in the voting booth was to help prevent voter coercion and vote buying and selling. But federal judge Sarah Evans Barker says the state didn’t show any evidence that those problems exist.
The ACLU says an Indiana law barring voters from taking pictures of their ballot in the voting booth violates the First Amendment, but the state is countering that the legislature is trying to prevent voter fraud.
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