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Man faces year in jail over write-in

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posted on Apr, 16 2009 @ 07:13 PM
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A little-known election regulation appears to prohibit voters from photographing and displaying their own voted ballot. And the punishment is more than just a few minutes in the penalty box: Willfully sharing the contents of a completed ballot is a class-four election offense in Missouri, carrying up to a year in jail and a $2,500 fine. The St. Charles County Election Authority is taking a hard stance against using the ballot box to display fan loyalty. MORE METRO bullet Get news, columns, photos and multimedia from the St. Louis area The Oshie voter "violated the law, and I'm going to prosecute," county elections director Rich A. Chrismer said. "They may have thought the photo was cute, but it was very serious."


Serves those dirty blues fans right.


jk, I hope the judge throws this frivolous piece of crap out. I mean get over yourself, mr. election nazi. It's a friggin write in on a mayoral election for cripes sake.




posted on Apr, 16 2009 @ 07:21 PM
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Ok I misread.

The guy was pretty off to do that anyways.

It takes all kinds.

Had to put something can't just leave it blank.

[edit on 16-4-2009 by Republican08]



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