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Voters in the Philippines Politely Reminded It’s Illegal to Take Selfies With Completed Ballots

Allowed. (Photo: WNYC/ @SladeHV)

It doesn’t look like the #VoterSelfies movement is going to sweep the Philippines anytime soon. Ahead of today’s elections, the country’s Commissions of Elections reminded voters that it’s illegal to take pictures of completed ballots and laid out guidelines as to when it the requisite selfie is allowed.

Voting laws state that making copies or identifying who someone voted for, which a completed ballot selfie falls under, is prohibited in the country.  Read More