Ok, I can’t prove he voted twice – hence the quotation marks. ¬†That still remains to be seen. ¬†But he certainly enrolled twice. ¬† At the time, I noted him using his daughter as part of his blog boosting election strategy. ¬†But he also held an official voting form.
Here’s the fun part. ¬†Enrolling twice can get you up to $2,000 in fines.
Taking and transmitting photos of voting forms? ¬†$20,000.
The Electoral Commission is putting up signs to prevent voters from taking selfies in polling booths.
Warnings about social media use during the election period¬†have fallen on deaf ears as constituents continue to upload photos of themselves and their ballot papers.
Now the commission says it has had to produce signs banning photography from inside the voting place.
“Photos within the voting place, and particularly those taken of marked ballot papers and behind voting screens, have generated a large number of complaints to the commission already, and as a result we have relooked at our rules around photography,” he said.
People have been told to take their photos down from Facebook and other online places by friends and family, but that doesn’t stop Martyn Bradbury from keeping his photo up on his blog. ¬†He clearly doesn’t care about the law – whatever it takes, the end justifies the means. ¬†We already know that. Read more »