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New Ruling: Photojournalists May Shoot Near, Not In, Polls
source: Pittsburgh Tribune Review

An Allegheny County judge ruled Monday that news photographers are permitted to take pictures around polling places but not inside on Election Day.

Common Pleas President Judge Joseph M. James ordered that photographers must be at least 10 feet away from the entrance to the polling place and are not permitted inside.

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette sued the county last week over its plan to prevent photography inside and around polling places. Photographers are not to be hassled by poll workers, James' order states.