Judge: Reversing Ballot Selfie Ban Now ‘Would Not Be in the Public Interest’

Ballot selfies are still illegal, at least in New York.

While recognizing that ballot selfies “are a potent form of speech presumptively entitled to First Amendment protections,” a federal judge in Manhattan yesterday invoked the ghosts of Tammany Hall to deny a last-minute request to issue a preliminary injunction blocking enforcement of a New York law that prohibits them.