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Bill would ban selfies, other photos, at the polls

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Ever tweeted a selfie of yourself voting? Or taken a quick photo of the long line you had to endure at the polling place, or of your child's first visit with you to the voting booth? Did you quietly call your spouse while in line to vote to see if you need to bring home milk or bread?

Or more seriously, ever recorded video of an election official challenging or denying your right to vote?

Do any of those things again starting next year and you'll violate the law under a bill nearing final legislative approval in Nashville.

Both the Senate and House have approved Senate Bill 597 which says “any voter using a mobile electronic or communication device ... shall be prohibited from using the device for telephone conversations, recording or taking photographs or videos while inside the polling place.”

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