In this file photo, provided by Bill Phillips, of Nashua, N.H., Phillips takes a selfie with his marked election ballot. Ballot selfies, where people use smart-phones to photograph and share their marked ballots online, are becoming more common, as voters young and old look to share their views with family, friends and the world. But what they don't realize is they may be breaking the law, depending on where they live. Illinois law prohibits taking a photo of a marked ballot.
In this file photo, provided by Bill Phillips, of Nashua, N.H., Phillips takes a selfie with his marked election ballot. Ballot selfies, where people use smart-phones to photograph and share their marked ballots online, are becoming more common, as voters young and old look to share their views with family, friends and the world. But what they don't realize is they may be breaking the law, depending on where they live. Illinois law prohibits taking a photo of a marked ballot. Bill Phillips AP
In this file photo, provided by Bill Phillips, of Nashua, N.H., Phillips takes a selfie with his marked election ballot. Ballot selfies, where people use smart-phones to photograph and share their marked ballots online, are becoming more common, as voters young and old look to share their views with family, friends and the world. But what they don't realize is they may be breaking the law, depending on where they live. Illinois law prohibits taking a photo of a marked ballot. Bill Phillips AP

So you know ... posting a voting selfie amounts to a felony in Illinois

October 30, 2016 12:01 PM