CA Lawmaker Wants to Legalize Ballot Selfies - State and Federal Communications

January 13, 2016  •  

CA Lawmaker Wants to Legalize Ballot Selfies

Marc LevineCalifornia state Assemblyman Marc Levine has proposed a bill to allow “ballot selfies.” Under current state law, such pictures are illegal.

Levine believes allowing voters to post pictures of their ballots on social media will boost voter turnout. California voter turnout hit a record low in 2014 and many state lawmakers are attempting to bolster it with legislation this session.

Levine’s bill is being considered in committee.

Photo of Assemblyman Marc Levine courtesy of the California State Assembly on Wikimedia Commons.

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