Campbell Ritchie wrote:Please explain vote swapping more simply. It looks like a fiddle to me, though.
Campbell Ritchie wrote:It shows the unsuitability of that sort of voting for any but the smallest field of candidates.
Campbell Ritchie wrote:It is possible to prohibit people from asking how somebody voted, but not to prohibit somebody from saying how they voted. If I tell a friend I voted for party X and they want a photo to prove it, I shall start wondering why they don't trust me.
Jeanne Boyarsky wrote:
...While I don't like this as a reason, one perosn wrote that taking a photo allows vote swapping. ...
Jeanne Boyarsky wrote:I don't like this argument for what it's worth. I also don't like the argument that one can already take a photo of his/her absentee ballot so why not just allow them at the ballot booth.
Not certain, but it may be illegal already in UK under the Representation of the People Acts. In which case posting your election selfie on FB should result in a summons to court.
Ryan McGuire wrote:. . . make taking ballot picture illegal . . .