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GAB: Don’t Facebook or tweet a picture of your ballot

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MADISON — Wisconsin’s Government Accountability Board reminds voters not to take pictures of their marked ballot and then share them on social media like Facebook or Twitter.

You may think you’re simply showing your pride in voting for one candidate or the other. But as the GAB points out, you’re actually committing a crime by taking photos of your ballot and sharing it. Under Wisconsin’s election fraud law, it is a Class I felony to intentionally show your marked ballot to any person.

Voters can call the Wisconsin Election Protection Hotline at 1-866-OUR-VOTE to report problems, ask attorneys questions or get help to protect their right to vote.

CLICK HERE for more information on voting and the recall election via the GAB’s website.

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