Alex Wright

Polling place photos

February 5, 2008

Just in time for Super Tuesday, The Times and AIGA are co-sponsoring The Polling Place Photo Project, an experiment in bottom-up photojournalism originally hatched by designer William Drenttel. Here's mine:

Polling place photo

I took several other (better) photos inside the polling station, until Officer Friendly introduced himself and informed me that it was illegal in NYC to take photos inside the voting area. The laws vary by state and county, so make sure to do your homework lest you run afoul of The Law.

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