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Eric Trump May Have Sent an Illegal Tweet from the Voting Booth
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Sometime between smoking in the boys room and slapping a “kick me sign” on his little bro’s back, Eric Trump found the time to vote this morning and did so Trump style. Not one to be held down by the constraints of the law, Trump took it upon himself to allegedly break one while in the voting booth.

Snapping a picture of what could be the only time that his dad will be on the ballot, Eric, who probably likes to go by the nickname “Bones” or “Daywalker,” Tweeted his excitement to his followers without regard for the rules, man. Well, it just so happens that that was illegal — not that he cares.

Well, he sort of cares because he deleted the tweet, which Yahoo thankfully posted.

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That might not matter, though, because the NY Daily News spoke to a lawyer about this: 

“I’m glad to see Eric Trump engaged in our valued tradition of civil disobedience by showing his ballot on the internet. However, according to the federal court what he did was illegal and he could face up to one year in jail,” said lawyer Leo Glickman, who represented voters who’d challenged the law in a federal suit. “He should have conferred with me before posting his ballot.”

No word yet if the renegade tweeter will be apprehended for the offense, but it’s good to know that there’s still someone out there breaking the rules for the rest of us.

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Reporter John Kelso showed up at an early voting poll in Austin, TX dressed as the Big Bird for a funny photo op and an article about his experience for the daily newspaper Austin American-Statesman.



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You might have heard about New Jersey's last resort to e-mail voting for its state voters still struggling to recover from the damages of Hurricane Sandy. Well, as warned by some electoral scholars earlier this week, e-mail servers used for voting in two major counties of New Jersey crashed due to the heavy influx of traffic this morning, leading Essex County official Christopher Durkin to invite his 450,000 registered voters to send their ballots to his personal Hotmail e-mail address via Facebook. Further complicating the technical issue is the overwhelming number of requests for e-mail ballots received by county clerks' office, forcing the state to extend its voting deadline to Friday afternoon, 8 p.m. (ET).

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