|Re: "private ballots" ?? -- Loquitur|
|Posted by brownhound , Wed, Dec 13, 2017, 21:57:15||Post Reply||Top of Thread||Reviews by brownhound||First Amendment Message Board||Main BigDoggie.net site|
So a search in the law pdf on the word "privacy" and you will find 43 hits that cover every aspect of voting. It is not just content that is covered by the privacy rules, it is every aspect of the voting.
It is obvious that these officials violated the law in even acknowledging the name of someone who tried to vote.
I do not know what the penalty is for this, but it is considered this:
"an unwarranted invasion of personal privacy pursuant to the provisions of subdivision two of section eighty-nine of the public officers law and shall constitute a violation of this chapter."
And this covers even if they had been turned away at the polls for improper registration. This information is considered a matter of personal privacy of the voter (or intended voter) and is not to be made public.
The New York election law is here:
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