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Monday August 21st, 2017 6:02AM

Self-control urged, as ballot selfies are banned in Georgia

By The Associated Press
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State election officials are taking to social media, warning Georgia voters to resist the urge to snap photos, or ``selfies,'' inside voting booths.
 
Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp Tuesday morning used the agency's Twitter and Facebook accounts to remind voters that such activity is illegal under state law. 
 
Kemp said no pictures of ballots or voting machines are permitted, and cell phones can't be used inside the voting booths. 
 
Election officials in other states have issued similar warnings in recent weeks before their elections, such as West Virginia's primary earlier this month. 
 
Georgia voters on Tuesday are choosing candidates for November's elections. Polls close at 7 p.m.
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