As pointed out by Steve Albertson, the Rigell campaign is facing problems with touch screen voting in Virginia Beach.
As I indicated last week, taking pictures of your official ballot is likely regarded as a misdemeanor in most jurisdictions in Virginia.[read_more]
Although I am firmly in the camp that believes that the Virginia Beach touchscreen problem is due to a calibration error and not a liberal plot, this would be nothing more than an unsubstantiated rumor if a voter had not (supposedly illegally) filmed him or herself utilizing the touchscreen.
Virginia law does not prohibit photography in the polling place, but does prohibit making copies of an official ballot. Here in Fairfax, election authorities have continued the absolute prohibition on use of electronic devices capable of taking pictures for election 2014.
Taken at a Fairfax precinct November 4, 2014.
Perhaps one of the victims of voting machines in Virginia Beach will become the prosecutorial test case, or maybe we can get rid of laws that hinder documenting your vote…